November/December 2022 | Sports Destination Management

November/December 2022

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Sports Destination Management Magazine

November/December 2022

This year, which kicked off with the Olympic Games in Beijing and winds up with the World Cup in Qatar, has been one for the books and it’s not even over yet. But wow – what a ride it has been so far. This issue includes sports that made the news in 2022 (along with great business information) but the real star is our award winners. What is our takeaway from those? That our industry is moving ahead. The economic impact for just those winners was $2.42 billion. Winners covered a wide range of sports, disciplines and abilities but they all enriched the communities that hosted them. There's a lot to learn, and a lot to celebrate. Get started here.

In this issue

With Two Elite Venues and a Rich History, Maryland IS Horse Country

BY: Mary Helen Sprecher

Maryland is horse country. Those who have viewed the state as the home of the Preakness – well, you’re not wrong – the second jewel in thoroughbred racing’s coveted Triple Crown does tend to attract a lot of attention. But with two of the most sophisticated equestrian venues in the world, this state stands ready to stable all types of events. more....