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Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


adidas

Adidas America To Fund Cycle-Track Outside Portland Headquarters

December 10, 2019

Adidas America Inc expects to spend $1 million for the construction of a cycle-track on the street outside their Portland HQ. more >>


Running USA

Running USA 2020 to Include Session on Climate Change and Its Impact on Sports

December 10, 2019

A general session at the 2020 Running USA Industry Conference will focus on the important but intimidating topic of climate change. more >>


ESP

MTG's ESL and DreamHack Launches ESL Pro Tour in 2020; The World's Largest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Circuit With an Aggregated Prize Pool of Over $5 Million

December 10, 2019

Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG) has announced the launch of the global CS:GO competition circuit ESL Pro Tour. more >>


ITA

Annual ITA Coaches Convention Opens Today in Naples, Florida

December 9, 2019

The annual ITA Coaches Convention, for tennis coaches nationwide, kicks off today in Naples, Florida. more >>



BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Rockytop

Compete at a Higher Level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

November 14, 2019

Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, Rocky Top Sports World adds the backdrop of the Great... more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>



SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


SPIBelt

Austin Marathon and SPIbelt Continue 13-Year Partnership

December 9, 2019

The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon welcomes the return of SPIbelt as the Official Race Belt. more >>


Gameon

PGA TOUR and GameOn Technology Announce Continued Partnership

December 9, 2019

The PGA TOUR and GameOn Technology, with its industry-leading engagement platform, ChatOS™, announced a continued relationship. more >>


HuntingtonIngallsIndustries

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces $25,000 Gift to Special Olympics Mississippi

December 9, 2019

Huntington Ingalls Industries raised a record-breaking $25,000 for Special Olympics Mississippi during the 5K on the Causeway. more >>


USTA

USTA Joins Forces with ClubCorps

November 25, 2019

The USTA and ClubCorp announced a strategic alliance to continue growing the sport of tennis and in particular, attracting youth. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an... More>>


blank Case study | October 30, 2019
The Future Is Now for Nebraska’s Capital City   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln has established its reputation as a prime sports destination, boasting great Midwestern hospitality, a small-town feel and excellent sports... More>>


White Papers

Berkman_Harvard Whitepaper | January 1, 2018
Bringing Mindsports into the Classroom and Beyond   

Researchers at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society compiled a research paper on the effects of mind sports. More>>


ACSM Whitepaper | November 1, 2017
Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018   

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


DaytonaSpeedweeks Whitepaper | July 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland More>>


Articles

Working With Sports Camps Article | February 28, 2011
Working With Sports Camps

By: Bruce Knittle

Sports camps can be invaluable to event owners and sports facilities for numerous reasons. They are an excellent source of revenue, have the...   More>>


Article | February 28, 2011
An Interview with Jim Wheaton, Director of National Events,YMCA

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Q & A with Jim Wheaton, Director of National Events, YMCA of the USA, the national resource office for the nation's 2,687 YMCAs.   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
Mountain Region: The Great Outdoor Playground

By: Amy Henderson

The Mountain region of the United States has been known as the ideal playground for the winter sports enthusiast, but truth be told, this region is...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
The Wonder Underwater

By: Juli Anne Patty

With multiple events in varying distances and types, aquatics events are like track and field competitions, only underwater. In the United States,...   More>>



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