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Nominations Now Open for SDM’s Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Program

September 4, 2019

Nominations are now open for SDM's awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Enter now! more >>


Erie

Hockey Tournament Action Skating into Erie, Starting this Weekend

September 13, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission will host and support 10 hockey tournaments in the 2019-2020 season, including five new events. more >>


Billings

Travel Bloggers Meeting in Billings This Week

September 13, 2019

The Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) Conference has been in Billings this week, with meetings due to wrap today. more >>


MyrtleBeachGolf

Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Reopen Following Brush with Hurricane Dorian

September 12, 2019

Myrtle Beach golf courses reopened over the weekend following a brush with Hurricane Dorian. more >>


Chem

Chequamegon Mountain Bike Festival Coming This Saturday

September 11, 2019

More than 3,000 cyclists will hit the dirt on Saturday, Sept. 14, on the American Birkebeiner ski trail from Hayward to Cable, Wisconsin. more >>



Minneapolis

Council for Responsible Sport Bestows Silver Level Sustainability Award to NCAA Final Four Event in Minneapolis

September 12, 2019

The Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee was awarded silver level sustainability certification from the Council for Responsible Sport. more >>


ToughMudder

Tough Mudder Launches Incubator Program with VJ Shoes Partnership

September 9, 2019

Tough Mudder announced a partnership with VJ Shoes USA, the North American distributor for Finland-based VJ Sport. more >>


ETASafeSport

Abuse Prevention Training to Benefit the Full Spectrum of the Sports Events &Tourism Industry

September 9, 2019

The training will benefit athletes, coaches, volunteers, referees, staff and others attending events hosted by Sports ETA members. more >>


PHLSports

Don Smolenski Appointed Advisory Board Chair of PHL Sports

September 9, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles executive, known for his fan inclusion and community outreach efforts, succeeds the late David Montgomery. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Names Derek Dawson Senior Director, Partnership Development

September 9, 2019

VisitPITTSBURGH announced the promotion of Derek Dawson to the position of Senior Director, Partnership Development. more >>


Spotlights

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>


blank Case study | September 3, 2019
With a Renovated Athletic Complex, Lubbock Kicks It into High Gear   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are sports destinations. There are popular sports destinations. And there are sports destinations that get so popular their venues need some... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


Articles

Online Event Promotion Tools Article | December 31, 2009
Online Event Promotion Tools

By: Juli Anne Patty

There was a time when an event Web site was the ultimate cybertool. These days, a Web site is just the first step in amassing an armory of Internet...   More>>


Event Cancellation Insurance Article | December 31, 2009
Event Cancellation Insurance

By: William J. Bannon, CPCU, AMIM

The insurance landscape for Event Cancellation coverage is dynamic and ever-changing with underwriters keeping a watchful eye on potential new...   More>>


Article | December 31, 2009
An Interview with Joe Reynolds, Owner of Red Frog Events

By: Trade And Industry Development Team

An Interview with Joe Reynolds, Owner of Red Frog Events.   More>>


Benefits of Long-Term and Multi-Year Contracts Article | December 31, 2009
Benefits of Long-Term and Multi-Year Contracts

By: Stephanie Gigliotti

Location, check. Facility, secured. Hotels, locked down. Attractions, discounted. Event successfully completed. Time for a break? Nope, time to start...   More>>


Hitting the Books Article | October 31, 2009
Hitting the Books

By: Amy Henderson

It might be considered a new trend in higher education. More colleges and universities are branching out their business programs to include sports...   More>>



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