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ECHL Announces Jacksonville as Host of All-Star Classic

January 20, 2020

The ECHL announced that it has chosen Jacksonville, Florida, to host its 2021 All-Star Classic, in conjunction with its local franchise. more >>


JacksonvilleOnslowRaceSeries

Jacksonville-Onslow Race Series Ready to Run in 2020

January 20, 2020

The Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission has announced its JOSC Race Series for 2020. more >>


PalmBeach

Boca Raton Championship Announces Changes to Event Status

January 20, 2020

The 2020 Boca Raton Championship will be held Oct. 26 - Nov. 1 at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton, with a 54-player field. more >>


IWF

Orlando Steps in to Host 2020 IWF World Masters Championship

January 17, 2020

The 2020 IWF World Masters Championship will be held in Orlando, Florida, from August 28 to September 5, a relocation for the event. more >>


PalmBeach

Palm Beach County to Host Varied Slate of Sports this Year

January 17, 2020

What does professional tennis, golf, polo and baseball have in common? They are all in Palm Beach County this year. more >>



FoundersGroup

MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com Launches Redesigned, Content-Focused Website

January 20, 2020

MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com announced a redesigned, content-focused website to simplify booking travel to the golf destination. more >>


VisitFlorida

VISIT FLORIDA Highlights Amazing Year for Florida Tourism

January 13, 2020

VISIT FLORIDA highlighted a successful year for Florida’s tourism industry led by the efforts of the state’s marketing corporation. more >>


PanamaCitybeach

Visit Panama City Beach to Serve as Title Sponsor for IRONMAN Florida Triathlon and IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast Triathlon

January 13, 2020

IRONMAN announced a multi-year partnership with Visit Panama City Beach beginning in 2020. more >>


GwinnetCVB

Monte Ortel Announced As Executive Director Of The Gwinnett Sports Commission And The Mitsubishi Electric Classic

December 30, 2019

Monte Ortel, the Gwinnett CVB's new executive director, previously served as the Tournament Director of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic. more >>


USA_Tri

Mary Baldwin University Adds Women's Triathlon to Varsity Sport Offerings

December 23, 2019

USA Triathlon is moving toward its goal of making women's triathlon an NCAA championship sport. more >>



FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


PanamaCityBrach

It’s a Whole New Ball Game in Panama City Beach, Florida

October 28, 2019

With 27 miles of sugar white sand, turquoise waters and a plethora of options on-site and off-site, your players and teams will be able to play their... more >>


WicomicoHPAC

Play Between the Beach and the Bay in Wicomico County, Maryland

September 19, 2019

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County is an ideal place for families to enjoy while here for tournaments and... more >>


Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... 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>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 3, 2019
Virginia Beach Is For Lovers…of Sports   

By: Judy Leand

Located in the Coastal Virginia Region where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is consistently ranked among... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
AAU Junior Olympic Games Reinforce City’s Status as ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Michael Popke

This summer, Tournament Town will welcome its biggest event yet. The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games are expected to bring as many... More>>


blank Case study | February 28, 2019
By Land or By Sea   

By: Michael Popke

Nestled between Cape Fear River, the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, Wilmington, North Carolina, is a natural setting for water sports.... More>>


Articles

SuerpBowlRings Article | January 17, 2020
Merch Madness: Counterfeiters vs. Customs Agents at the Super Bowl

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Super Bowl fever is in high gear. But playing out in a shadow economy, not far from the Hard Rock Stadium, is another battle: the stealth game of the...   More>>


ToughMudder Article | January 8, 2020
Tough Times for Tough Mudder Show Dark Future for Obstacle Racing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What happens when a giant in the industry falls? It reverberates through those left standing. Tough Mudder might not have hit the ground (yet) but it...   More>>


MLS Article | January 8, 2020
After Charlotte, Will MLS Expansion Continue?

By: Michael Popke

MLS just launched its 30th team and there’s still talk of creating even more opportunity. After all, Las Vegas and Phoenix were runners-up in the...   More>>


blank Article | December 20, 2019
New Decade, New Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The holidays are behind us and the new year (a whole new decade, in fact) is underway. Gyms are crowded, shopping malls are empty and it’s time for...   More>>



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