November/December 2023 | Sports Destination Management

November/December 2023


Sports Destination Management Magazine

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We’re in the homestretch of the year, and that brings us, once again, to our awards issue. The 2023 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism (who collectively brought in nearly $1 billion), are not only a great refresher course on all of the reasons we do what we do in this industry, they’re an inspiration to persevere and innovate. Together, event owners show us not just power and strength but determination and resourcefulness. It is, after all, with all of these qualities that economies benefit, memories are made and champions are born.

In this issue

The Heart of Sports

BY: Cindy Cantrell

The Midwestern area of the United States, combining residents’ trademark warmth and hospitality with the region’s reputation for affordability, stunning vistas and reverence for sports translates into a winning destination for any sporting event. This article offers up a sampling of destinations so you can find out why teams return year after year. more....