November/December 2017 | Sports Destination Management

November/December 2017


Sports Destination Management Magazine

November/December 2017

The November/December issue not only heralds the end of one year and the beginning of another, but it brings the pinnacle of our work: the announcement of the winners of our annual awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Whether enormous tournaments or smaller niche sports, each award-winning event has a common denominator: they’re good for the local economy. We have an excellent issue to showcase them as well, including features on tennis, volleyball, equestrian and rodeo. Open the issue and let the inspiration begin.

In this issue

Horse Country

BY: Michael Popke

The classic image of rider and horse clearing a fence in a steeplechase. The roar of a Sunday afternoon crowd as a cowboy charges out of the chute atop a bucking bronc. Their unlikely common denominator: the presence of the horse in American sports and the enormous economic impact they can bring. Learn where and how the growth is taking place. more....