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 >>


VisitHarford

Harford County Ready to Host Bassmaster Elite

July 20, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Elite event will be held July 26-29 and is key as competition heats up for the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title. more >>


USTA

USTA National Campus to Host 2018 Invesco Series QQQ Circuit

July 20, 2018

The USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. is the new host of the 10th and final event on the 2018 Invesco Series QQQ tennis circuit. 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 >>



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 18, 2018
Come On Down

By: Michael Popke

Certain regions of the country are known for many things, but when you think of the Southeast, one phrase immediately comes to mind.   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
In the Fight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Combat sports remain popular among kids and adults. These sports include the traditional forms, wrestling, mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing, and...   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
By Road or By Trail

By: Michael Popke

One of the oldest sports disciplines in the world, running continues to garner new fans and generate excellent economic impact. Communities from...   More>>



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