|Issue #24: December 02, 2015|
Lincoln Emerges as the 'Big Little City' That Could
A well-kept secret? Not anymore. Lincoln, Nebraska, is emerging as a world-class destination when it comes to hosting sports. The wide variety of venues it boasts, coupled with the huge array of events it hosts, prove this southeastern Nebraska city is as adept at playing home base for all the traditional sports you'd expect, as well as to many pursuits that might be considered off the beaten path, including bowling, rodeo and roller sports. In fact, it also makes it possible for athletes to hit the road, with a variety of distance races, relays and triathlons. Learn about 'the little big city that could' and all it offers to sports event planners.
|In other news and commentary...|
|Appleton, WI, Other Cities, Raise Hotel Room Taxes for Sports Tourism|
While many cities have an agenda to lure more dollars into their economy, they are often unwilling to do so at the expense of already-burned taxpayers. Economic development groups are becoming increasingly creative in finding ways to finance projects inside the city limits using revenue that originates outside the city limits. Case in point: Appleton, Wisconsin.
With the release of the third Hunger Games movie, the sport of archery has never had more exposure. Learn about the non-traditional sport that has exploded in popularity and find out how the national governing body is harnessing that growth to build a solid foundation for the future.
|Instagram Photo Contest|
Malin Bayard of Sweden in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final 2015 in Barcelona. Photo FEI/Tony Parkes. #SupportYourNation
We want to see you! Send your Instagram Photos. Take pictures of your events, and share them with #SportsDestinations. Select photos will be presented on sportsdestinations.com, SDM Blitz and in the latest issues of Sports Destination Management magazine. We're looking for those photos that depict what you and your events are all about. Anything you think is a great representation of your event - all are welcome! Use #SportsDestinations via twitter or Instagram.
|Read the latest issue of Sports Destination Management|
This issue of Sports Destination Management has all the trends keeping sports current. Learn about the forces shaping volleyball, tennis, equestrian events and strength and fitness competitions. There's also a great profile of US Soccer and on the Midwest. You'll learn about event merchandising, hotel negotiations and using apps in event management, as well as hints on keeping an event fresh, year after year. Plus coverage of our first ever awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. We're honoring the events and partners that make our industry great and you won't want to miss a word of it.
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