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Sports Destination Management Magazine

2009

September/October 2009

Sports as a Cause There is an old saying that things and events happen in threes. Be they births, deaths or other random events, the theory is that if one happens it will be followed by two more. I don't necessarily subscribe to this theory of threes, but I have noticed that events in my life tend to happen in bunches - so much so, that I find it hard to write-off as coincidence. Such is the case with the development of this issue.

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July/August 2009

Recently, several of our staff attended the annual Sports Event Symposium, hosted by The National Association of Sports Commissions in Denver. Learning that the sports travel industry will be less impacted by the downturn in the economy than other sectors was one highlight of the show (and there were many).

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May/June 2009

It seems that every four years an athlete comes along and enthralls the country with his or her Olympic run to glory. From Bruce Jenner, to Dorothy Hamill, Carl Lewis and Dan Jansen, each has captivated the country with their accomplishments. Ancillary to these successes is the awareness generated by these athletes for the sport.

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March/April 2009

"Pitchers and Catchers Report" - To many this is music to your ears. It is that great announcement that says winter is almost behind us and spring is around the corner. Soon fields across the country will be ripe with the cacophony of bats and balls. In this issue of SDM we take an in-depth look at Baseball and Softball organizations, the venues in which they play, and how to choose the right facility (our new Site Selection column).

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January/February 2009

Providing Solutions Read any news item, turn on the TV, listen to the radio - and one thing is clear. The current U.S. economy has slowed. Some parts of the country have been hurt more than others, but almost everyone has felt (or will soon feel) a pinch of some degree. In an effort to alleviate some of the stress, we have decided to take a look at creative solutions to reduce costs and enhance the value of your events, all the while finding new revenue streams.

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2008

November/December 2008

This is the time of the year, as the New Year approaches, when most businesses and organizations begin to reassess their goals and plans in an effort to improve upon even the most successful endeavors of the past year. This is very prudent, as one of the first rules of good management is to know your organization inside and out, understanding what works and what does not.

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September/October 2008

Making it all Work With the job of securing a location, finding sponsors, and running an event, the sports event organizer has a full plate of responsibilities and obligations. So many duties, in fact, that often the obvious goes unattended: the participants.

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July/August 2008

Welcome to the premiere issue of Sports Destination Management. We are very excited to bring you solutions and best practices in our editorial content that we are confident will help you more effectively manage your events.

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