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DuPage

Windy City Curling Center Welcomes First Bonspiel

July 17, 2019

The first bonspiel to be held at the newly constructed Windy City Curling Center will take place from July 18-21, 2019. more >>


DuPage

New DuPage Sports Commission Announces Calendar of Events

July 12, 2019

The newly formed DuPage Sports Commission is expected to deliver nearly $2 million in new revenue for the area by the year 2022. more >>


PDGA

PDGA Seeking Hosts for Major Tournaments

July 11, 2019

Clubs and convention and visitor’s bureaus who want to host a PDGA-owned Major: Now is the time. more >>


PalmBeach

USA Gymnastics Stars and Stripes Championships Coming to The Palm Beaches

July 11, 2019

More than 1,000 of the nation’s top trampoline and tumbling gymnasts and coaches will converge on The Palm Beaches from July 20-21. more >>


VisitRaleigh

Global Rainbow Six® Esports Community to Descend on Raleigh, N.C. for the “2019 Six Major Raleigh” Tournament

July 10, 2019

The 2019 Six Major Raleigh will take place from August 12th through the 18th at the Raleigh Convention Center. more >>



Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... more >>


Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... more >>


Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>



Spectra

Lopez Named GM for KBHCC in Dallas

July 15, 2019

J. Anthony Lopez is the new General Manager for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (KBHCC) in Dallas, Texas, according to Spectra. more >>


visitHagerstown

New Study Released on Proposed MiLB Ballpark in Hagerstown

July 8, 2019

The Maryland Stadium Authority has released its Market Analysis and Site Assessment study for a proposed MiLB ballpark in Hagerstown. more >>


LakePointSports

LakePoint Sports Announces Mark O'Brien as New President and CEO

July 1, 2019

LakePoint Sports in the Metro Atlanta area has announced that it has named Mark O’Brien as its new president and CEO. more >>


WellsFargo

Wells Fargo Extends Sponsorship of Wells Fargo Championship by Five Years

July 1, 2019

Quail Hollow Club, home to the Wells Fargo Championship since its PGA TOUR debut in 2003, will continue to host the event. more >>


JoeGibbsRacing

B.A.S.S. Agrees To Associate Sponsorship With Joe Gibbs Racing

June 17, 2019

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) as a sponsor. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
AAU Junior Olympic Games Reinforce City’s Status as ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Michael Popke

This summer, Tournament Town will welcome its biggest event yet. The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games are expected to bring as many... More>>


blank Case study | June 26, 2019
So Much More Than a Major League City   

By: Michael Popke

Arlington, Texas, might be America’s definitive major league city — with world-class venues that are home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and... More>>


White Papers

NewZoo Whitepaper | May 1, 2019
Global eSports Market Report: Trends, Revenues and Audience Toward 2020   

eSports is continuing to accelerate, growing not just in participants but in the economy it has created, including media rights, venues and the... More>>


FIFA Whitepaper | June 1, 2018
Environmental Impact Study on Artificial Football Turf   

FIFA recently performed a study on the environmental impact of recycling synthetic fields. The results of this research are here. More>>


CCSE Whitepaper | April 1, 2018
Studies on Sustainable Development of Ecological Sports Tourism Resources and Its Industry   

Using analysis of ecological sports tourism, researchers examined key resources and proposed a novel model for sustainable development. More>>


GreenSportsAlliance Whitepaper | April 1, 2017
Taking the Field: Advancing Energy and Water Efficiency in Sports Venues   

The document looks at ways U.S. sports venues can make a positive ecological impact by reducing their energy and water use. More>>


Articles

MallsforEsports Article | July 10, 2019
Esports Tournaments Coming to a Mall Near You

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If malls are on death row, a new partnership with an esports company might just be the call from the governor they’ve been waiting for. Can the...   More>>


EmptySeats Article | July 10, 2019
UConn Grads Create Nonprofit Organization to Help Fill Empty Seats

By: Michael Popke

We all know how demoralizing it can be to see empty seats at sporting events. But three University of Connecticut graduates living in New York City...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their...   More>>


blank Article | June 26, 2019
Risk Management: Don't Let it be an Afterthought

By: Matt Libber

Risk management can easily scare event owners and facility managers alike when it comes to sports events. As a result, it’s often left until the...   More>>



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