East-North Central Articles


Handrailings
Article | March 6, 2019
Wisconsin Mulls Stadium Handrails After Fan Outcry   

Sometimes, the complaints get just too loud to ignore. After years of concern from University of Wisconsin football fans, it appears UW athletic... More>>



IndustryLead
Article | February 28, 2019
Connecting with Great Partners for Long-Term Success   

A destination can have great venues, excellent amenities and wonderful weather but ultimately, it’s the people you’re working with at the CVB or... More>>



Multi1
Article | February 28, 2019
Splash Landings   

Maybe it’s the blue water. Maybe it’s the sounds of the crowd. Maybe it’s the scent of chlorine. Whatever its secret ingredient is, swimming... More>>



SportsLandscape1
Article | February 28, 2019
The Changing Landscape of Golf   

Once reputed to be a sport for men of a certain age and income, golf has a new and growing demographic: youth. Children’s and high school-age... More>>



GART
Article | February 6, 2019
Coast-to-Coast Trail Could Give Event Owners a Way to Challenge Endurance Athletes, Bucket Listers   

It might be premature to tell the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail to step aside but a coast-to-coast, traffic-free trail could be a... More>>



IndustryLead1
Article | December 28, 2018
A Change of Venue   

Sometimes, we just need a change of scenery. In a new place, under new conditions, event owners and rights holders are often able to put a new spin... More>>



MultiSport1
Article | December 27, 2018
Wheels Up   

Skateboarding and BMX are uniquely urban sports. Both evolved on cityscapes: downtown concrete slopes and railings that made riding challenging,... More>>



Landscape1
Article | December 27, 2018
Cold As Ice   

In winter sports, change is coming. As significant snowfall seemingly becomes less of a sure thing every year, many alternatives – including some... More>>



Facilities1
Article | December 27, 2018
Basketball Makes a Fast Break   

Most U.S. kids have bounced a basketball and shot for the hoop. Basketball courts are everywhere — at schools, in playgrounds, on driveways and in... More>>



SportsOutlook1
Article | December 27, 2018
The Growing Market of eSports: A Case Study   

Many event owners and destinations are just starting to test the waters for eSports in their markets. One of those is the Bloomington-Normal Sports... More>>



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