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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 >>


FloridaSportFoundation

Florida Sports Foundation Announces December Events (and Economic Impact)

December 6, 2019

In December, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following 16 events. more >>


LoveRun

Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon Set to Celebrate City's Unique Culture

December 6, 2019

The 2020 Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon, the 8th annual event, returns to “The City of Brotherly Love” on Sunday, March 29, 2020. more >>


US_Figure

US Figure Skating Championships Coming to Greensboro in 2020

December 6, 2019

The 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships will be held January 20-26 in Greensboro, North Carolina at the Greensboro Coliseum. more >>


DaytonaBeach

Daytona Beach to Become 'Race-Cation' Central This Year

December 5, 2019

Daytona Beach, already known for family-friendly fun, is quickly becoming one of Florida’s top ‘race-cation’ destinations. 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 >>


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 >>


Cary

Cary Tennis Park Given US Tennis Association’s Highest Facility Honor as the 2019 Featured Facility Award Winner

November 18, 2019

The Cary Tennis Park has received one of the highest honors bestowed by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body. more >>


TDSports

TD Sports West Becomes Official Portable Tennis Court Supplier of 2019 USPTA World Conference Presented by Havana Bob's

November 18, 2019

TD Sports West will install a full-size tennis court in the convention space at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. more >>


IMG

IMG ARENA to Distribute Official PGA TOUR Scoring Data in North America

November 11, 2019

The PGA TOUR and IMG ARENA expanded their agreement for the distribution of TOUR’s official scoring data to betting operators. 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 a reputation for itself as a prime sports destination, boasting Midwestern hospitality, a small-town feel and excellent... 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

Climbing Article | September 4, 2019
Interest Strong in Climbing as Sport Heads for the Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No rocks and no hard places here. Climbing is headed for the Olympics in 2020 (and 2024, for that matter) so it shouldn’t come as any surprise that...   More>>


ApexLegends Article | September 4, 2019
Will Esports Events Suffer After Being Linked to Mass Shootings?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There was plenty of fallout after two nearly back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton – and it included esports. ESPN abruptly announced...   More>>


BlueGreenAlgae Article | September 4, 2019
Blue-Green Algae Levels Could Affect Open Water Events

By: Michael Popke

Unless you’ve been hiding from every news source imaginable, it’s been hard to miss the concern about the blue-green algae blooms that are...   More>>


Sustainability Article | September 4, 2019
Green is the New Black: Keeping Events Eco-Friendly Also Makes Them Profitable

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Is green the new black? Eco-friendly initiatives on all levels of sports events, from college tailgates to the Olympics, are on the increase – and...   More>>



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