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VisitFortWayne

Visit Fort Wayne Releases New Information About NCAA DIII Championship

February 19, 2020

The NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship will be held on March 20 & 21, 2020 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. more >>


XTERRA

2020 XTERRA America Tour Announces 15 Events Nationwide

February 11, 2020

The 2020 XTERRA America Tour features 15 events across the US, leading up to the XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon in Maui. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics Identifies Interim Training Facility

February 5, 2020

USA Gymnastics has designated The Gymnastics Company as the interim training center for the USWNT and developmental program. more >>


500Fest

The 500 Festival Announces Events for Race Weekend

February 3, 2020

The 500 Festival includes the 2020 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, as well as the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K. more >>


PBA_Bowl

Pro Bowling Season Already Underway, Headed to Cities Nationwide

January 29, 2020

The Pro Bowling Association (PBA) season is underway for 2020, and is headed to familiar sports destinations nationwide. more >>



SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


NCAA

Stan Wilcox Named EVP of Regulatory Affairs for NCAA

October 1, 2018

Stan Wilcox, VP and director of athletics at Florida State, has been selected as NCAA executive vice president of regulatory affairs. more >>


VisitIndy

500 Festival Receives 2018 International Place Marketing Award

August 27, 2018

The 500 Festival, celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, is one of seven laureates at the 2018 Place Marketing Forum. more >>


FortWayne

Turnstone Center Designated as Official Paralympic Training Site by USOC

August 13, 2018

The USOC and Turnstone Center for Children & Adults with Disabilities have designated the agency its seventh U.S. Paralympic Training Site. more >>


USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. more >>


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Articles

Open4Service Article | April 7, 2015
Nothing But Net: How Much did Indiana’s Legislature Cost Indiana?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are bad decisions and there are bad decisions made worse by their timing. And at the end of the day, it was the combination of both that made...   More>>


blank Article | May 22, 2014
Need a Who’s Who? Here’s Your Go-To

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

From drawing board to playing field, tailgate to trophy, a successful event starts with a savvy partner. Meet some of the best and brightest.   More>>


USA Synchro: An Interview of Julie Fabsik-Swarts Article | June 27, 2013
USA Synchro: An Interview with Julie Fabsik-Swarts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

USA Synchro is based in Indianapolis and serves as the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of synchronized swimming which is featured in the...   More>>


Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon Article | May 1, 2013
Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The growth of the sports tourism business is nothing short of phenomenal. Everywhere we turn, catchphrases like 'recession-proof industry' and...   More>>


Calculating the Economic Power of Sports Tourism: A Case Study of Growth Through Sports Article | April 30, 2013
Calculating the Economic Power of Sports Tourism: A Case Study of Growth Through Sports

By: Lisa Wallace

Indianapolis is a sports town, and growing up here, I was raised attending Indy 500 time trials and cheering on the Colts and Pacers, encouraged by...   More>>


Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon Article | April 26, 2013
Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Keeping kids active has a new secret weapon: the wow factor. While many sports have been talking about new player initiatives and making fitness fun,...   More>>


Go to the Head of the Class: Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D. Article | April 25, 2013
Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D.

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Fueled by the proliferation of events offered, the ever-exploding numbers of athletes participating and the competition to host travel teams and...   More>>


The Age of Sports: Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker Article | April 25, 2013
Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Getting older and slowing down? Not unless you're talking about the laptops these athletes are carrying as they travel from event to event.   More>>


Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging Article | February 28, 2013
Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging

By: Michael A. Savitt

Starting the search for out of town accommodations always includes an element of the unknown. In fact, it can be a little like a blind date: you...   More>>


Insurance: Operation Liability Coverage Article | February 28, 2013
Insurance: Operation Liability Coverage

By: Lorena Hatfield

Playing sports always comes with the risk of potential physical injury, but last year, we were reminded that the abuse of children can take place in...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 14, 2013
Hamilton, Indiana: A Grand Slam for Hamilton County   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to creating a sports destination in grand style, Hamilton County, Indiana clearly is hitting a grand slam. More>>



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