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Travel Bloggers Meeting in Billings This Week

September 13, 2019

The Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) Conference has been in Billings this week, with meetings due to wrap today. 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 >>


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USGA Announces U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

April 22, 2019

The USGA has announced its list of local qualifying venues for the 2019 U.S. Open to be played at Pebble Beach (California) Golf Links. more >>


Billings

Travel Bloggers Exchange (TBEX) Announces Billings as Host City of 2019 National Conference

January 22, 2019

Billings is establishing itself as a travel destination with the hosting of the national conference for Travel Bloggers Exchange. more >>


Billings

Billings to Host NAIA Women's Basketball Championships Through 2020

September 18, 2018

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics chose Billings to host the Division I Women’s Basketball Championship through 2020. more >>



NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


NAIA

Billings Sees Million Dollar Economic Benefit During DI Women's Basketball Championship

July 15, 2019

The 39th NAIA DI Women’s Basketball National Championship was hosted in Billings, Mont. and created a surge in the local economy. more >>


Billings

Billings Rated Best Place to Live in Montana

March 4, 2019

Billings is the best city to live in in Montana, according to an announcement made recently. more >>


Billings

Billings to Host 2106 Conference of Outdoor Writers

February 17, 2014

The Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) announced Billings, Montana’s Trailhead as the host for their 2016 national conference. more >>


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Brewer Appointed to American Chamber of Commerce Executives

July 23, 2013

John Brewer of the Billings Chamber of Commerce/CVB is on the board of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. more >>


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Articles

Allegiant Article | March 20, 2019
Allegiant Airlines Donates Seats to Help Club Team Compete

By: Michael Popke

Here’s a nice gesture. Allegiant Airlines, upon hearing that Montana State University’s hockey team might not be able to make it to their...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Purple Mountain Majesties

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The mountain region of the U.S. has much of its sporting infrastructure courtesy of nature, including the Rocky Mountains and other ranges such as...   More>>


GART Article | February 6, 2019
Coast-to-Coast Trail Could Give Event Owners a Way to Challenge Endurance Athletes, Bucket Listers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It might be premature to tell the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail to step aside but a coast-to-coast, traffic-free trail could be a...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Big Skies and High Hopes

By: Michael Popke

The mountain region of the United States covers a wide swath of land — some of it arid, some of it snowy and all of it ideal for hosting a variety...   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
Hoop Dreams

By: Peter Francesconi

As we edge ever closer to March Madness and its brackets, bets and berths, interest in basketball is outpacing that in every other sport. If you’re...   More>>


Skijoring Article | November 29, 2017
Skijoring: The Niche Sport You Never Met Could Be the Revenue Stream You’ve Always Dreamed Of

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

To the initiated, skijoring sounds bizarre. An activity in which a skier is pulled by a galloping horse at high speeds through obstacles, it’s been...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


blank Article | March 20, 2017
Head for the Mountains

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

Purple mountain majesties, big skies and visitor-friendly venues make the mountain region of the U.S. a natural for sports events. Event owners...   More>>


Rodeo Article | November 17, 2016
Saddle Up

By: Michael Popke

The summer Games in Rio showcased equestrian sports, with the FEI’s “two hearts” social media campaign celebrating the relationship between...   More>>


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