July/August 2021 | Sports Destination Management

July/August 2021


Sports Destination Management Magazine

July/August 2021

How did you get your start in the industry? Were you a sports standout in school and wanted to stay connected to what you loved? Did you drift in from another profession, such as meeting planning or public relations? Maybe you majored in sports management in college. While we all have different entry points, we have a common denominator: mentors in the industry who guided us along. And they’re still helping us out; this issue has some great advice on issues we’re all grappling with and challenges we’re all facing. Let’s never stop learning, growing and pursuing excellence, particularly now as we emerge from the darkness into the welcome warmth of summer.

In this issue

How to Successfully Recruit and Manage Volunteers

BY: Katy Tigchelaar

Regardless of the sport, there is one common denominator in every event – volunteers. How and where you recruit, match skills, incentivize and communicate with volunteers can make all the difference in hosting a successful versus chaotic volunteer program. Developing a finely tuned volunteer management program is possible with this article. more....