September/October 2023 | Sports Destination Management

September/October 2023

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Sports Destination Management Magazine

September/October 2023

As we tiptoe into a new school year, we’re seeing plenty of changes. This issue can help face them head-on. Our articles cover safety and security preparations and negotiations between vendors and event owners, as well as an update on bus and motorcoach travel. There are features on destinations that can host events in softball, gymnastics and water sports. Additionally, there are insights from the president of AAU and the founder of the Gran Fondo National Series, and a roundup of great sports venues. Get started on the new season right here.
 

In this issue

Softball Swings for the Fences

BY: Peter Francesconi

Between fast-pitch and slow-pitch, softball in the U.S. boasts at least 8.2 million players, according to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, up about 3 percent from 2021. The sport is played by all ages, on fields that often can be adjusted in size to suit the participants. Here are some key locations for softball tournaments and events. more....

  Multi-Sport Multi-Discipline Review
1
Anything But Routine
  Perspectives
1
Getting to Win-Win
  Regional Focus
1
Sun and Fun
  Service Solutions
1
On the Road Again
  Sports Facilities
1
Softball Swings for the Fences
  Sports Landscape
1
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