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GarminKCMarathon

Kansas City Announces Details of Marathon

March 27, 2020

Registration is currently open for the Garmin Kansas City Marathon, the date for which has been set for October 17, 2020. more >>


PlanoBalloonFestAndRun

Plano Balloon Festival & Run Announces Details of Event

March 27, 2020

Plano Balloon Festival & Run has announced details of its event, scheduled to be held from September 18-20, 2020. more >>


AmericanPoleLeague

American Pole League Announces Championships in Tucson

March 27, 2020

The American Pole League has announced that its National and Open Championships will be held in Tucson, AZ on August 1. more >>


RunningUSA

Running USA Announces Updated Calendar of Events

March 26, 2020

Running USA has an event calendar, showing what has been postponed, rescheduled, etc. due to coronavirus concerns. more >>


RunningInsight

Running Insight Event Postponed to Later in 2020

March 26, 2020

The organizers of the Running Insight event will keep the racing public informed of the new dates. In the meantime, please stay safe. 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 >>



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 >>


Titos

Ascension Seton Austin Marathon Has New Sponsor: Tito's Handmade Vodka

March 16, 2020

The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour has announced a sponsorship with an Austin original, Tito’s Handmade Vodka. 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

SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Make Your Sports Marketing Pay Off   

Best practices to make sports marketing pay off More>>


Articles

Energizing Spectator Interest: Getting Spectators Into the Act Article | December 31, 2012
Energizing Spectator Interest: Getting Spectators Into the Act

By: Lee Corrigan

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a city to host a marathon. In addition to the actual 26.2 miles of streets, it takes a year-long...   More>>


Planning for Athletes With Special Needs: It's All in the Details: An Interview with Dan James, USTA's National Manager for Wh Article | December 31, 2012
Planning for Athletes With Special Needs: It's All in the Details

By: Sports Destination Management Team

There are two kinds of sports event planners: those who have already planned events for athletes who use wheelchairs, and those who are long overdue....   More>>


Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut Article | December 31, 2012
Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Repetition has long been known to be beneficial to athletes in practice sessions. When it comes to the location of sports events, though, for...   More>>


Northeast: Abundance of Riches Article | December 31, 2012
Northeast: Abundance of Riches

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports destinations, the Northeast has a lot to offer. The geographic region encompasses the nine states from Maine to Pennsylvania,...   More>>



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