East-North Central Sports Business


ChicagoMarathon
| December 10, 2018
Chicago Marathon Race Weekend Generates Record Economic Impact   

The 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated a record-setting $338 million in economic impact to the city. More>>



LakeERie
| October 22, 2018
Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcomes Weston Strayer   

Milan native Weston Strayer has joined the Lake Erie Shores & Islands group accounts team as Sports Tourism Manager. More>>



Aurora
| October 8, 2018
Aurora Area CVB Welcomes Lisa Wisner as Group Sales Coordinator   

The Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is thrilled to welcome Lisa Wisner to the team as its new Group Sales Coordinator. More>>



Rockford
| October 1, 2018
Visitor Spending in Rockford and Winnebago County Reaches an All-Time High of $384 Million in 2017   

Visitor spending in Rockford and Winnebago County reached an all-time high of $383.7 million in 2017, an increase of 8.3 percent over 2016. More>>



NCAA
| October 1, 2018
Stan Wilcox Named EVP of Regulatory Affairs for NCAA   

Stan Wilcox, VP and director of athletics at Florida State, has been selected as NCAA executive vice president of regulatory affairs. More>>



Aurora
| September 17, 2018
Visitors Spent Over $200M in the Aurora Area Last Year   

Tourism is a $200 million business in the Aurora Area of Illinois, and it continues to grow. More>>



VisitIndy
| August 27, 2018
500 Festival Receives 2018 International Place Marketing Award   

The 500 Festival, celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, is one of seven laureates at the 2018 Place Marketing Forum. More>>



DestinationWinnegabo
| August 20, 2018
Destination Lake Winnebago Announces New Entity   

Destination Lake Winnebago Region is the new, official name for the Fond Du Lac Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB). More>>



FortWayne
| August 13, 2018
Turnstone Center Designated as Official Paralympic Training Site by USOC   

The USOC and Turnstone Center for Children & Adults with Disabilities have designated the agency its seventh U.S. Paralympic Training Site. More>>



Cavs
| July 16, 2018
SteelSeries Announces Newest Esports Partnership with Cavs Legion GC   

SteelSeries is proud to announce its official partnership with the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA 2K League team, Cavs Legion GC. More>>



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