September/October 2015 | Sports Destination Management

September/October 2015


Sports Destination Management Magazine

September/October 2015

The calendar is turning, and sports are moving along. It’s time to start planning the next season’s softball tournaments and travels, so don’t miss this issue’s roundup of some of the best diamonds in the country. The Summer Olympics in Rio will bring extra attention to water sports and to gymnastics – something else covered in these pages. You can learn about negotiating with venues, working with sports commissions and CVBs, event security and the newest trends in team travel. There are great articles on facilities in the Southwest and Pacific , and on some of the most outstanding facilities across the U.S.  A new season of sports starts here and now. Turn the page and get a sneak peek.

In this issue

Security: Maximize Your Protection

BY: Kelly Martin

Of all the vendors you’ll contract with, your event security partner will be one of the most important. And these days, new technologies and new trends can help everyone operate even more efficiently. Kelly Martin explains how to approach the complex and ever-changing landscape of security – and how to keep athletes, spectators and everyone else safe and happy. more....