Wisconsin


CrossFit

CrossFit Games Ready to Run

October 9, 2019

At the conclusion of the 2020 Reebok CrossFit Games Open in October, CrossFit will find the ‘fittest man and woman in every eligible country.’ more >>


US_BC

BowlTV to Cover More Collegiate Action This Year

October 3, 2019

BowlTV will expand its collegiate livestreaming schedule in the 2019-2020 season. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Badger Open Coming to Milwaukee County Sports Complex

September 16, 2019

Milwaukee County Sports Complex will host the Badger Open from September 20-22. more >>


Chem

Chequamegon Mountain Bike Festival Coming This Saturday

September 11, 2019

More than 3,000 cyclists will hit the dirt on Saturday, Sept. 14, on the American Birkebeiner ski trail from Hayward to Cable, Wisconsin. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>



VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors

September 30, 2019

VISIT Milwaukee has announced its Board of Directors and Board officers for the 2019-2020 business year. more >>


FoxCities

Fox Cities Champion Center Announces Naming Rights Partner

May 28, 2019

Fox Cities Sports Development announced a partnership with Community First Credit Union for naming rights of the Fox Cities Champion Center. more >>


DestinationWinnegabo

Destination Lake Winnebago Announces New Entity

August 20, 2018

Destination Lake Winnebago Region is the new, official name for the Fond Du Lac Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB). more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Milwaukee Announces Strong Tourism Numbers

July 9, 2018

VISIT Milwaukee has released final data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicating strong growth in the tourism market for 2017. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

New VISIT Milwaukee Website Captures City’s Wonderfully Random Charm

May 7, 2018

VISIT Milwaukee has redefined the city’s image for visitors and captured its spirit through a new website. more >>


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Articles

blank Article | March 2, 2016
A Golden Era of Golf

By: Juli Anne Patty

In 2016, golf takes the Olympic stage once again after more than a century. While many sports experience an “Olympic effect”—a boost in...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


Article | December 2, 2015
Appleton, WI, Other Cities, Raise Hotel Room Taxes for Sports Tourism

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While many cities have an agenda to lure more dollars into their economy, they are often unwilling to do so at the expense of already-burned...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


Article | August 12, 2015
PGA Championship: One Course, Years of Planning, Millions in Impact

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports planning professionals already know great events don’t come together in a finger-snap. And while they may covet the exposure, the clout –...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 10, 2015
Milwaukee Weighs Convention Center Expansion Against New Sports Arena

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Usually, the hospitality industry benefits from the expansion of local sports facilities. But right now, in Milwaukee, that just isn’t the case....   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


Waupaca Article | May 1, 2015
Inside Events: Waupaca Boatride Volleyball/The U.S. Open of Grass Volleyball

By: Tom Galecke

The Waupaca Boatride Volleyball Tournament, known as the U.S. Open of Grass Volleyball, is the world’s largest outdoor volleyball tournament, with...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | October 31, 2011
The Perfect Fit: Green Bay, Wisconsin   

By: Juli Anne Patty

With Lambeau field at its center, Green Bay, Wisconsin, is a legendary sports town, a place where sports endeavors become sports triumphs. Greater... More>>



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