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ClevelandOpen

The Cleveland Open Returns This Month

January 19, 2022

After hosting the women at Tennis in the Land, ATP tennis action comes to town for the 4th consecutive year of the Cleveland Open. more >>


IRONMAN

Sandusky to Host IRONMAN This Year

January 17, 2022

IRONMAN has announced that Sandusky, Ohio, has become the new host venue for the IRONMAN 70.3 Ohio triathlon in 2022. more >>


LakeErie

Sandusky Lining Up for IRONMAN Hosting This Year

January 5, 2022

IRONMAN announced Sandusky, Ohio as the new host venue for the IRONMAN® 70.3® Ohio triathlon in 2022. more >>


MLF

MLF Announces Destinations for High School and College Fishing Events

December 20, 2021

MLF announced destinations for high school and college fishing. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF Announces 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine Schedule, Entry Dates and Advancement Opportunities

November 30, 2021

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League is the premier circuit for weekend tournaments. more >>



RaceManagement

Clint McCormick Named 2021 MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year

January 3, 2022

Glass City Marathon (Toledo, Ohio) Director Clint McCormick is the MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year. more >>


Akron

Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau Receives Seven STAR Awards

November 15, 2021

The Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau received seven STAR Awards from the Ohio Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus. more >>


SDMChampions2021

SDM Announces Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

November 10, 2021

SDM has announced its 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams. 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 >>



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

blank Article | January 7, 2015
Sports Destinations on the Rise

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Looking for some new places to bring your sports event this year? Start taking notes. SDM has a list of some of America’s up and coming...   More>>


blank Article | January 6, 2015
Basketball: A Sport That’s In the Zone

By: Peter Francesconi

March Madness is around the corner, bringing an increased focus on not just the sport, but on the facilities that will host it. Across the nation,...   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2014
Outstanding Venues: Build the Perfect Event from the Ground Up

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The best way to build a great event is from the ground up. Here are some of the country's most outstanding venues to get you started.   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2014
The Heartland: The New Go-To for Sports

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Midwest, long known as the ‘heartland’ of the United States, is quickly becoming the new go-to for year-round sports events.   More>>


blank Article | October 21, 2014
Volleyball Serves Up Winning Combinations

By: Michael Popke

Fueled by interest in the action on beach and sand courts, volleyball is experiencing growth in all sectors. Here's what keeps it going.   More>>


blank Article | November 7, 2013
Midwest: The ‘Heart’ of the Action

By: Michael Popke

The Midwest is building quite a reputation for its capacity to host a wide variety of sporting events for diverse participants and organizations....   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2013
Building A Great Event From The Ground Up

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s possible to talk forever about good sportsmanship and happy spectators, but the truth is this: great sports events are built from the ground...   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>>


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>>


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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