Economics

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>



Negotiating with Hotels: Negotiating Hotel Contracts: Getting It Signed on the Dotted Line
Article | October 31, 2012
Negotiating Hotel Contracts: Getting It Signed on the Dotted Line   

If you are in charge of securing hotel rooms for your tournament, you need the skills of a seasoned negotiator, the legal mind of an attorney, and... More>>



Negotiating with Facility Vendors: Effective Negotiations with Facility Vendors: An Industry Insider's Perspective
Article | October 31, 2012
Effective Negotiations with Facility Vendors: An Industry Insider's Perspective   

So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and organize your own event after years of paying to participate in someone else’s event. Maybe you’re... More>>



Value of Sports Events to a Community
Article | October 31, 2012
Value of Sports Events to a Community   

We've all heard the phrase, "And the crowd goes wild!" We love that phrase; in fact, it's our slogan here at Experience Arlington. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
Managing Sports Tours: Competition or Culture?   

When talking to a prospective client about taking their team on an international sports tour, there are a number of basic questions that we always... More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
The Advantages of Long-Term Contracts   

Before sitting down to write this piece, I had to do a quick update of my personal bio and it reminded me that over the course of my 20+ years in the... More>>



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Article | March 31, 2012
Economic Impact: Building Your Numbers from the Ground Up   

Been there. Done that. You know, that point in your sports tourism career when you found yourself defining and justifying economic impact. Yes, you... More>>



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Article | February 29, 2012
Onward and Upward: NASC Celebrates 20 Years   

You have e-mail. You have Google. You have phones (the smart kind and the other kind). But to connect, really connect, with the information you want... More>>


Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>



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Article | October 31, 2011
Merchandising Your Event: What You Need to Know   

When was the last time you were out walking and didn’t see someone in a screen-printed tee shirt promoting an event or special occasion? Whether... More>>



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