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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

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... 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>>


Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>


Articles

Preakness Article | October 16, 2019
Could Sports Tourism Help Save the Preakness?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s moving. It’s staying. It’s being cancelled. The middle jewel in thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown has been the subject of much debate,...   More>>


Vapong Article | October 2, 2019
Parks, Stadiums Banning E-Cigarettes as Vaping-Related Death Toll Grows

By: Michael Popke

More people are becoming aware of the dangers posed by vaping, and with deaths mounting, the e-cigarettes are being outlawed in public areas,...   More>>


BirdScooters Article | September 18, 2019
Dockless Scooters Posing New Challenge to Road Races

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When a legally blind marathoner in Texas tripped over an abandoned electric scooter in the roadway, it sent a strong message to event owners...   More>>


NBOTB Article | September 18, 2019
Inside Events: Cracker Barrell National Battle of the Bands

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

After spending years in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Cracker Barrell National Battle of the Bands, a showcase of marching music by Historically...   More>>



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