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Milwaukee Announces 2020 as the Year of Gymnastics, Golf, Triathlon

February 21, 2020

2020 will be another banner year for Milwaukee as it hosts major sporting events, including world-level gymnastics, triathlon and golf. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Announces Upcoming Events

February 19, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee, the Greater Milwaukee area’s convention and visitors bureau, will be hosting a number of events. more >>


USL

USL Announces League One Schedule

February 17, 2020

The 2020 regular season will open on Friday, March 27 and conclude on Saturday, October 3 with four matches on the final day of the season. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

Erin Hills to Host 2025 U.S. Women’s Open, 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur

February 12, 2020

Erin Hills, in Erin, Wis., has been selected as the host site for the 2025 U.S. Women’s Open and 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

2020 Americas Cup Coming to Milwaukee for First Time

February 10, 2020

The 2020 American Cup, the USA’s most prestigious international gymnastics competition, makes its first visit to Milwaukee in March. more >>



CommunityFirst

The Community First Champion Center Announces Addition to Full Time Staff

January 6, 2020

The Community First Champion Center has hired Adam Ligocki as a Sports and Tournament Coordinator rounding out the full-time staff for the facility. 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 >>


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Articles

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>>


blank Article | January 6, 2014
Winter and Ice Sports: Winter Sports In An Olympic Year

By: Michael Popke

In a series of preludes to the XXII Olympic Winter Games, which run February 7 to 23, 2014, in Russia, U.S. communities large and small hosted...   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>>


Unforgettable Fishing Article | April 30, 2013
Unforgettable Fishing

By: Juli Anne Patty

Ample lodging, great dining and appealing attractions are always important to a sports event, but when it comes to fishing tournaments, one thing...   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>>


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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