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The Basketball Tournament Announces Bracket and Locations for 2019

July 17, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, the $2M summer basketball event televised live on ESPN, announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. more >>


NBA

NBA Experience Tips Off August 12 At Walt Disney World Resort

July 16, 2019

NBA Experience, the new destination coming to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, officially opens August 12, 2019. more >>


IndoJax

Surf Camp Destinations Named

July 15, 2019

A number of coastal destinations will be hosting Surf camps by non-profit Indo Jax® Charities. more >>


FloridaCollegiate

South Florida Collegiate Baseball All-Star Game Coming to FAU Stadium This Weekend

July 11, 2019

The annual 2019 South Florida Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game will be held this Sunday, July 14th at the FAU baseball stadium. more >>


PalmBeach

USA Gymnastics Stars and Stripes Championships Coming to The Palm Beaches

July 11, 2019

More than 1,000 of the nation’s top trampoline and tumbling gymnasts and coaches will converge on The Palm Beaches from July 20-21. more >>



GreenevilleTourism

Greenville-Pitt County Sports Commission Launched

July 17, 2019

The Greenville-Pitt County Sports Commission will recruit and host a diverse range of sports and advocate for the development of facilities. more >>


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New Study Released on Proposed MiLB Ballpark in Hagerstown

July 8, 2019

The Maryland Stadium Authority has released its Market Analysis and Site Assessment study for a proposed MiLB ballpark in Hagerstown. more >>


LakePointSports

LakePoint Sports Announces Mark O'Brien as New President and CEO

July 1, 2019

LakePoint Sports in the Metro Atlanta area has announced that it has named Mark O’Brien as its new president and CEO. more >>


WellsFargo

Wells Fargo Extends Sponsorship of Wells Fargo Championship by Five Years

July 1, 2019

Quail Hollow Club, home to the Wells Fargo Championship since its PGA TOUR debut in 2003, will continue to host the event. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer’s Kevin Payne Elected to Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame

June 24, 2019

US Club Soccer announced that CEO Kevin Payne has been elected to the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. 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 >>


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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 >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>


Loudoun

Loudoun County, VA: An Ideal Location for Any Tournament

March 1, 2019

Located less than an hour from Washington, DC, Loudoun County is home to Dulles International Airport. Far enough north for winter sports, yet far... 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 >>


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 | 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>>


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>>


Articles

PortlandWorldSoccer Article | July 10, 2019
Immigrants, Holocaust and Refugee Causes Find Footing with Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In June, the world reeled in shock at the image of the father and daughter who drowned trying to flee across the Rio Grande. Sports organizations...   More>>


Ledecky Article | July 10, 2019
International Swimming League Dives into Competitive Swimming Market

By: Michael Popke

Four U.S. cities stand to benefit as the brand-new International Swimming League tests the waters this fall. The ISL, a professional sports league...   More>>


Masters Article | July 10, 2019
Texas Family Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Resell Tickets for The Masters

By: Michael Popke

Hard on the heels of the college admissions scandal comes the news of a Texas family who was recently arrested for masterminding a scheme to resell...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their...   More>>



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