Sports Destination Management Magazine

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March/April 2015
March/April 2015

Your business is the business of sports – all that goes on behind the scenes to make the athletes look good and the spectators proud. And as a sports event planning professional, you need to keep your knowledge up-to-date and your skills sharp. This issue of Sports Destination Management includes some of the best information in the business, written by the best in the business, all ready to give you the benefit of their experience. The articles on insurance, stay-to-play, lodging and medical planning can help you get inside information into those essential issues.  Your athletes and spectators may not know you’ve put in the hours there – but you certainly will. You can also learn about the best facilities – and the best tips – for hosting can’t-miss golf, baseball and aquatics events. The U.S. has a selection of great new facilities, as well as some favorites that have undergone renovations to be ready for the competition season. You’ll also find out about the best places to host a sport if you’re heading out to the mountains. (Hint: It’s not just snow sports and mountain biking – although those are great too). What else? There are updates from AAU and from US Quidditch. Altogether, it’s a great issue, and you won’t want to miss it. Click here to start now.

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Business Development
Insurance for Sports Events: Playing It Safe

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Planning for First Aid – and Beyond

Destination Spotlight
Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Passion and Dedication Create a Winning Combination
Elizabethtown Sports Park: A Sports Traveler’s Paradise
Sports Leading the Way in Lewisville, Texas
Okaloosa County, Florida: Tee Off on the Emerald Greens

Executive Insights
Amateur Athletic Union, Inc. (AAU): An Interview with Dr. Roger Goudy, President & CEO

Multi-Sport Multi-Discipline Review
Pool Priorities

Perspectives
Stay-to-Play: Point/Counterpoint

Regional Focus
Mountain Region: How the West Is Being Won

Service Solutions
Hotels and Lodging: A View From the Professional’s Side

Sports Facilities
Where the Diamonds Shine Brightest

Sports Landscape
Returning Golf to Its Golden Era at America’s Top Destinations

Sports Outlook
Quidditch: The State of the Sport

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