South Atlantic


REadersChoice

2018 Reader’s Choice Award Winners Announced by Sports Destination Management

June 1, 2018

“Nominations exceeded expectations. We were overwhelmed by the volume and scope of entries — from destinations to venues to the services and... more >>


PalmBeach

Optimist International Junior Golf Championship Returning to Palm Beach Gardens

July 16, 2018

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championship will return to PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens July 17-August 1. more >>


Topgolf

Third Annual Topgolf Tour Announces Dates, Locations, Prizes

July 16, 2018

Topgolf® players across America and the United Kingdom will soon compete for the glory in the 22-city Topgolf Tour. more >>


VolusiaCounty

Ocean Center, Volusia County, Share Information on Upcoming Sports Events for Shriners

July 13, 2018

Shriners worldwide will converge on Daytona Beach for the Shriners International 2018 Imperial Session, and sports events are planned. more >>



REadersChoice

SDM Announces Winning Companies, Destinations, for Reader's Choice Awards

June 1, 2018

Sports Destination Management, announced the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards, recognizing favorite companies and destinations. more >>


PalmBeach

Palm Beach County to Host Junior Golf Championship

June 25, 2018

This year’s Bill Dickey Invitational will be held June 25-27 in West Palm Beach, Fla., at the prestigious Club at Ibis. more >>


Savannah

Publix Savannah Women’s Half & 5K Makes $1.8 Million Impact in Community

June 4, 2018

The Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K brought more than 3,300 room nights and a direct visitor spend of $1.8 million-plus. more >>


NSGA

National Senior Games Association Announces New Headquarters Location

June 1, 2018

The largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors looks forward to the next 30 years from its new headquarters in Clearwater, Florida. 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 2018 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

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


FD

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: Field a Winning Tournament

September 20, 2017

Need a tournament host? Here’s one thing to remember: all roads lead to the Midlands of South Carolina and the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission.... more >>


Destination Spotlights

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

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1980s, Valdosta, Georgia, surged in prosperity and, with the renewed economic impact came a renewed downtown area, business relationships and... More>>


Rome Case study | February 13, 2018
Make Yourself the Home Team in Rome   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It is often said that even the visiting team feels at home in Rome, Georgia. Renowned Southern hospitality is only exceeded by the quality and... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Going Big in ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1800s, Greensboro built a reputation as a central hub for the textile industry. Today, Greensboro is better known as “Tournament Town” for... More>>


White Papers

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>>


BlueRidgeMarathon Whitepaper | November 1, 2016
Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis   

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. More>>


TowsonULogo Whitepaper | February 3, 2014
Baltimore Running Festival 2013 economic impact study   

An in-depth analysis of the economic impact of the Baltimore Running Festival. More>>



Print

Articles

blank Article | June 1, 2018
2018 Reader’s Choice Awards

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports Destination Management congratulates the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards and thanks our readers for their feedback and...   More>>


blank Article | July 17, 2018
Lacrosse Takes the Offensive

By: Peter Francesconi

Lacrosse might have been started several centuries ago by the Native Americans but it’s making up for lost time. By many measures, it continues to...   More>>


blank Article | July 17, 2018
Publicizing Your Event: Making Good Choices and Avoiding Some Mistakes

By: Derek D. Ross

Putting on a great tournament takes work in many different areas and one of those is effective publicity. All too often, though, it can be taken for...   More>>


QCBoB Article | July 11, 2018
Inside Events: National Battle of the Bands

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Queen City Battle of the Bands, formerly held in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a competition for marching bands from Historically Black Colleges...   More>>



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