September/October 2020 | Sports Destination Management

September/October 2020


Sports Destination Management Magazine

September/October 2020

If we have learned anything over the past few months, it’s that we’re never alone. Even at a time when all the things we normally anticipate each fall, like local 5Ks, city marathons, high school sports and the sprint toward the World Series, have been knocked out of kilter, we still have each other – our colleagues in this industry, who are sharing their knowledge. And this issue is a great example. There are peer-written articles on risk management, security, transportation and business development, some of the most timely and relevant topics around. We are stronger together than we ever could be independently. Let us continue to lean on and learn from one another, as we move toward a brighter future.

In this issue

Safety and Security: More Important Now than Ever

BY: Mark McCarter

Determine the best venue. Select the appropriate participants. Sell the tickets. Obtain the sponsorships. Communicate with all the stakeholders. Check all those boxes. But there’s another item on the list, and it should be at the very top. It’s making a plan for safety and security. Here are some insider tips for creating a multilayered plan that works. more....