Editor’s Corner

Sports Events and the Coronavirus

An empty ballpark


By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor

When I was interviewing industry professionals more than a month ago for the annual State of the Industry Report for SportsEvents Magazine, the Coronavirus or COVID19 was on our radar, but still seemingly, a world away in China and a few other locations. …

Sports Events and a Pandemic…Stay Calm

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor

There are only a few things that can dampen the spirit of sports events planners and the people who take their kids to events across the U.S. each year. I would say a lack of funds to travel or participate. No events worth attending. Or …

A Preview of 2020 Olympic Sports Events to Watch

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor

Competition is heating up as Team USA prepares for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo July 24 and what better time to see some of the country’s Olympic hopefuls than now.

 The road to Tokyo is now in full swing and several events have already …

Kobe Bryant: Igniting the Imagination of Young Athletes

by Kobe Bryant As a father of young girls in sports, a coach, and a former professional athlete, I’ve come to understand that one of the best ways to teach my daughters how to navigate society and accomplish their goals is to ignite their creative imaginations through something they cared about – sports.

Another Successful S.P.O.R.T.S. The Relationship Conference

We just wrapped another amazing S.P.O.R.T.S. The Relationship Conference. More than 300 rights holders, suppliers and vendors attended the conference participating in more than 4,000 appointments in our unique 3:1 ratio event, Sept. 10-12.

Fort Wayne Draws Athletes From Around the World

Earlier this year I requested some information about Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities for an article is was writing on adaptive sports. Visit Fort Wayne, the Fort Wayne/Allen County Convention and Visitors Bureau followed up with the information and then asked if I was interested in visiting Fort Wayne, Ind., for a site visit of its sports facilities and city. I jumped at the chance to see Fort Wayne for the first time.

Our Family is Expanding!

By Sherri Middleton

We have some exciting news to share. SportsEvents Media Group is expanding. SportsEvents Magazine and S.P.O.R.T.S. The Relationship conference joined Kenilworth Media, Inc. of Richmond Hill, Ontario. Kenilworth is a full-service media company with brands in a diverse cross-section of some of North America’s leading sectors of …