Ohio


CedarFair

Cedar Fair Exploring Esports Arena in Sandusky

October 13, 2021

Cedar Fair is exploring the development of a $28M esports arena in Sandusky, Ohio, to host competitive events as the industry grows. more >>


ClevelandMarathon

Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon Moved to Fall 2021

October 5, 2021

The Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon's 2021 race and related events, scheduled for May, have been postponed until the fall. more >>


USA_Cheer

USA Cheer's College Combines, National Team Selection Events Announced

August 31, 2021

USA Cheer has announced that its college combine events will also include National Team Selection for co-ed and all-girl teams. more >>


CantonStark

GEICO ESPN High School Kickoff Coming to Canton, Ohio

August 27, 2021

The GEICO ESPN High School Kickoff Game is coming to Football Central: Canton, Ohio. more >>


CantonOH_HOF

High School Football Showcase Kicks Off Soon

August 25, 2021

The game will be televised on ESPN and take place on Sunday, August 29 at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on the Destination’s campus. more >>



ASMGlobal

ASM Global Selected to Provide Management Services at the Dayton Convention Center

May 24, 2021

ASM Global is to provide management services for the Dayton Convention Center, the Ohio Miami Valley Region’s premier event facility. more >>


Pepsi

PepsiCo Beverages North America Becomes Official Partner of FC Cincinnati’s New TQL Stadium

May 17, 2021

PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) today announced it has partnered on a three-year deal with FC Cincinnati. more >>


Workday

Workday Joins PGA TOUR as Sponsor in 2022

February 22, 2021

Workday, Inc. will become the new presenting sponsor of the Memorial Tournament, with a 10-year agreement beginning in 2022. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


AkronSummit

Jim Mahon Recognized by Crain's Business Cleveland

August 28, 2020

Jim Mahon of the Akron/Summit CVB has been honored by Crain's Cleveland Business. more >>



Smaller

Lake Erie Shores & Islands Stands Ready to Help Event Owners

May 12, 2021

Teams are finding that the Shores & Islands region is an extraordinary year-round location to combine sports travel with a family vacation. more >>


Articles

RavensStadium Article | September 22, 2021
FIFA Begins Visits to Potential 2026 World Cup Host Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s not your imagination – you really are seeing more announcements from sports commissions nationwide about their cities’ campaigns to host...   More>>


OpeningSpread Article | June 25, 2021
The Right Hook

By: Judy Leand

Whether contested in a boxing ring, on a wrestling mat or in a martial arts studio – or even in the octagon of MMA or the Olympics – combat...   More>>


Run Article | June 25, 2021
Run to Daylight

By: Michael Popke

One of the first events to emerge from the pandemic and provide a very welcome boost to cities, thanks to excellent research by event owners, has...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Bringing Fans Back to the Stands

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Just like the rebound itself, spectator numbers in sports events are, well, all over the map. But everyone agrees fans are essential.   More>>


LiveSports Article | March 28, 2021
How Much Have Sports Fans Saved? Find Out Here

By: Michael Popke

Live pro sports, complete with spectators, are returning and in their absence, people have saved a few dollars. Now, they’re about to find out how...   More>>


Cicadas Article | March 26, 2021
A Plague of Locusts? Venues, Events Brace for Cicada Swarms

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Everyone is thinking about athletes returning to the field and fans coming back to the stands. Know who else is coming back, though? The 17-year...   More>>


NCAAVball Article | February 12, 2021
NCAA Announces Changes to Championship Line-Ups

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The NCAA made some major announcements about its 2021 spring season and as expected, that news, all relating to championships and their siting,...   More>>


WorldCup Article | January 30, 2021
FIFA Hoping to Make 2026 World Cup Host Announcements by End of Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The wait for the official announcement of U.S. host cities for the 2026 World Cup has certainly seemed interminable and it just got a little longer....   More>>


CalHSFB Article | January 15, 2021
Scoffing Tightened Restrictions, California Youth Football Hits the Field

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The long and winding road of youth sports in California – stretching all the way to Arizona, then Texas and Florida, as event owners scrambled to...   More>>


Kobe Article | January 3, 2021
What Were the Top Non-COVID Developments in Sports from 2020?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Nobody was sorry to see 2020 leave. But looking beyond the devastation the pandemic wrought on our industry, there were important trends and lessons....   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Lake Erie Shores & Islands: Ready to Help Event Owners   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Teams are finding that the Shores & Islands region is an extraordinary year-round location to combine sports travel with a family vacation. 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>>


DSImage Case study | February 2, 2018
Welcome to America’s Sports & Family Fun Capital®   

By: Peter Francesconi

A sports planner’s wish list might include excellent venues, from green fields to fishing lakes to state-of-the-art indoor facilities. Then, of... More>>



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