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Harrisburg University Ready to Host India's World Cup Overwatch Team

October 18, 2019

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host India’s World Cup Overwatch team from October 21-October 28. more >>


SFASFM

Panama City Beach Sports Complex Helps to Revitalize Community with Highly Anticipated Grand Opening

October 15, 2019

Days before the anniversary of Hurricane Michael’s devastating landfall, Panama City Beach welcomed its new sports complex. more >>


SeamasterUSOpen

USA Table Tennis Announces 2019 Seamaster US Open

October 14, 2019

USA Table Tennis has announced the confirmed dates and location for the 2019 Seamaster US Open Table Tennis Championships. more >>


HorseshoeBay

Horseshoe Bay Resort Announces Grand Reopening of Apple Rock Course

October 10, 2019

One of Central Texas’ quintessential Hill Country golf experiences, the 18-hole Apple Rock course, has reopened to great acclaim. more >>


ITA

Rome Tennis Center to Serve as Home of ITA Cup

October 9, 2019

The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College will serve as the host site of the ITA Cup for the next three years. more >>



WicomicoHPAC

Play Between the Beach and the Bay in Wicomico County, Maryland

September 19, 2019

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County is an ideal place for families to enjoy while here for tournaments and... more >>


PrimImage

Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... more >>


OKC

Oklahoma City: The Most Accommodating Destination for Your Next Event

August 30, 2019

Whether your athletes swing for the fences or churn up the water, it’s hard to find a better destination than Oklahoma City. With quality venues,... more >>


Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to Louisiana’s emerging sports destination, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class facilities and... more >>


BryanCollStn

Bryan College Station: 5 “Cushy” Digs to Host Your Next Event

July 24, 2019

The Bryan College Station sports crew is ready for YOU! With over 30 multi-purpose fields, an abundance of indoor event space and an award-winning... more >>



Pepsi

Panama City Beach Sports Complex Names Pepsi as Official Drink

October 14, 2019

Panama City Beach Sports Complex has entered an exclusive beverage rights and sponsorship deal with Buffalo Rock Company. more >>


SFASFM

SFM, ACA Hoops, Announce Partnership

October 7, 2019

ACA Hoops has partnered with Sports Facilities Management to feature the firm’s indoor basketball facilities within the SFM Network. more >>


Minneapolis

Council for Responsible Sport Bestows Silver Level Sustainability Award to NCAA Final Four Event in Minneapolis

September 16, 2019

The Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee was awarded silver level sustainability certification from the Council for Responsible Sport. more >>


ImaginationPark

Erie BayHawks Sign Deal with Imagination Park to Bring Augmented Reality Experiences to Fans

August 19, 2019

The Erie BayHawks have signed a deal to bring augmented reality experiences to the Erie Insurance Arena and the city of Erie, Pennsylvania. more >>


SFASFM

Sports Facilities Management Announces Launch of SFM Network

August 19, 2019

Sports Facilities Management announced the launch of SFM Network, the largest network of sports tourism facilities in the United States. 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 | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... 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

Image Article | August 7, 2019
New Report Provides Template for Building the Perfect Esports Arena

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the arms race to build the best inventory of sports venues, cities with purpose-built esports facilities are marketing themselves as having an...   More>>


HurricaneBarry Article | July 24, 2019
Barry Leaves Behind Flooding, Sewage – and Plenty of Cancelled Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the first major storm of the hurricane season, Barry made a terrible impression. He barged in uninvited, overstayed his welcome and left a mess...   More>>


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>>



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