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IRONMAN

IRONMAN Virtual Club Platform Launches to Assist Athletes with Competition

April 3, 2020

The IRONMAN Group has officially launched the IRONMAN® Virtual Club™ (VC™) web-based platform today for athletes around the world. more >>


WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Celebrity All-Star Match to be Televised Tomorrow

April 3, 2020

The World TeamTennis Celebrity All-Star Match Presented by Barefoot Hard Seltzers will be broadcast on CBS Sports tomorrow. more >>


BikeMS

Bike MS Round Up Ride Announces Reformatting to Ensure Safety

April 1, 2020

The Bike MS Round Up Ride, which had been originally scheduled to take place in May, is now a virtual fundraising experience. more >>


EastCoastGreenway

NYC to Philadelphia Greenway Ride Set for Fall

April 1, 2020

The ride, which was scheduled for May, has been moved to fall, and will announce details as time goes on. more >>


IMG

IMG Unveils ESCAPE Aquathlon, Prior to Popular Escape From Alcatraz Tri

April 1, 2020

This year's triathlon is celebrating its 40th anniversary and a new event has been unveiled; however, it is not recommended for beginners. more >>



Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

March 12, 2020

If you haven’t considered Asheville, North Carolina, as your next host site, you’re missing out. In addition to our great weather and warm... more >>


MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

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



PGATOUR

PGA TOUR, The Action Network Launch GolfBet Content Platform

March 30, 2020

The Action Network and the PGA TOUR announced the launch of GolfBet, a first-of-its-kind, golf-focused betting content platform. more >>


US_BC

USOPC Audit Shows US Bowling Congress Fully Compliant

March 23, 2020

The USOPC published an audit report showing the United States Bowling Congress is fully compliant with its 2019 Compliance Checklist. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

Fabrizio Tapped to Lead Communications for USA Gymnastics

March 23, 2020

USA Gymnastics announced that Carol Fabrizio has been named the organization’s Chief Communications and Marketing Officer. more >>


USA_Racquetball

USA Racquetball Names New U.S. Adult National Team Head Coach

March 23, 2020

USA Racquetball announced that Jim Durham of Fresno, California, has been named Head Coach of the U.S. Adult Racquetball Team. more >>


LPGAMeijer

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Touted as Best Tournament for Families and Foodies

March 16, 2020

The 2019 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give was recognized as the Most Family Friendly and Best “Foodie” Experience on Tour. 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>>


blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | March 1, 2020
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 unveiled an attraction... More>>


White Papers

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>>


BlueRidgeMarathon Whitepaper | November 1, 2016
Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis   

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. More>>


Articles

Article | April 29, 2011
An Interview with Dean Ekeren, National Events and Marketing Director, USA Swimming

By: Juli Anne Patty

USA Swimming is the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming. We administer competitive swimming in accordance with the Olympic & Amateur...   More>>


Getting a Leg Up on Equestrian Events Article | April 29, 2011
Equestrian: Getting a Leg Up on Equestrian Events

By: Amy Henderson

2010 was a game-changer for the equine world. The Alltech FEI World Games took place in October at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky,...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
Rolling Out a Great Cycling Event

By: Stephen Lee

Bicycling events may be competitive races or they may be organized for recreation, such as family fun rides or fundraising rides. They may also be...   More>>


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>>



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