South Atlantic


Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina, to Host Fed Cup Action Next Month

January 23, 2019

The USTA announced that the U.S. Fed Cup Team will return to Asheville, N.C., for the second consecutive year, February 9-10. more >>


RacquetNPaddle

Golf Event Expands to Include Racquet Sports

January 23, 2019

A new event, the Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference, will be held Jan. 23-25, 2019,co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Convention Beginning Tomorrow in Orlando

January 22, 2019

The 2019 NCAA Convention will take place Wednesday, Jan. 23, through Saturday, Jan. 26 in Orlando, Florida. more >>


PanamaCitybeach

Emerald Coast Cruizin' Coming to Panama City Beach in Spring 2019

January 22, 2019

The Emerald Coast Cruizin' motorsports returns to Panama City Beach in the spring, bringing a crowd of vintage car devotees. more >>



dominion

PGA TOUR Champions and Dominion Energy Announce Extension of Dominion Energy Charity Classic

January 21, 2019

PGA TOUR Champions and Dominion Energy announced a 10-year extension of the Dominion Energy Charity Classic through 2029. more >>


DurhamSC

Durham Sports Commission Economic Impact Tops $28 Million for 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

January 7, 2019

The Durham Sports Commission has announced its economic impact for the 2017-2018 fiscal yea. more >>


Troon

Troon to Manage Château Élan Golf Club in Braselton, Georgia

January 7, 2019

Troon® is to manage the golf operations and clubhouse food and beverage operations at Château Élan Golf Club in Braselton, Georgia. more >>


GuilfordCounty

2017 Visitor Impact Increased for Guilford County. North Carolina

January 7, 2019

Visit North Carolina announced that domestic visitors to and within Guilford County spent $1.41 billion in 2017, an increase of 4.38% from 2016. more >>



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Sports Tourism is on Fire in Maryland!

October 17, 2018

Maryland is the heart of sports and the place to play. With venues for lacrosse, basketball, soccer, beach volleyball, triathlons, martial arts,... more >>


RockyMount

Rocky Mount, NC - A World-Class Sports Event Destination

September 1, 2018

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, has long been a vital sports destination for North Carolina and the surrounding region. The Rocky Mount Sports Complex,... more >>


Beach

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


Harford

Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


Quidditch

Make This Your 2019 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Predictably sunny days and an incredibly hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for... more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 9, 2018
Sports Teams are Discovering Prince George County   

By: Michael Popke

Prince George County, Virginia, may be steeped in American and Eastern European history, but it’s also making its own modern-day history by beefing... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
‘Tournament Town’ Expands   

By: Michael Popke

When the Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau created a position in 2004 exclusively aimed at boosting sports tourism business in North... More>>


blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Winning With a ‘Very Valdosta’ Sports Culture   

By: Peter Francesconi

Valdosta, Georgia, is a city that has reinvented itself and these days, as a haven for sports teams, it’s making sure all venues are up to par.... More>>


White Papers

MDCommerce Whitepaper | October 1, 2018
Economic Impact of the 2017 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This economic research examines the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes and its impact on the economy of the State of Maryland. More>>


CIAA Whitepaper | September 1, 2018
Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina   

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association made a significant impact during its basketball tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina. More>>


Florida Whitepaper | December 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the Florida Sports Industry   

This 2017 research report provides a detailed description of the economic impact of various sports upon the State of Florida. More>>


DaytonaSpeedweeks Whitepaper | July 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland More>>



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Articles

SuperBowl_Smaller Article | January 23, 2019
Super Bowl LIII by the Numbers

By: Michael Popke

The conclusion of football playoff season resulting in a Rams/Patriots Super Bowl in Atlanta now gives way to two weeks of hype, hope and...   More>>


Preakness Article | January 9, 2019
Would a Rebuilt Preakness Venue Help Maryland – or Drive Iconic Race Out of Town?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are some long faces in Baltimore’s sports tourism sector and they don’t belong to horses. With the news that a Maryland Stadium Authority...   More>>


PHIT Article | January 9, 2019
PHIT Act Falls Victim to a D.C. in Disarray

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The government shutdown has claimed its first major casualty – and it’s nothing to do with federal workers and their paychecks – and everything...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2018
A Change of Venue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sometimes, we just need a change of scenery. In a new place, under new conditions, event owners and rights holders are often able to put a new spin...   More>>



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