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Decatur, Ill., Taking Sports Marketing To The Next Level

Decatur, Ill. Taking Sports Marketing To The Next Level

By Selena Chavis

Having hosted a plethora of sporting events for more than 25 years, the city of Decatur, Ill., recently took steps to augment its sports marketing efforts by expanding the resources …

November Industry News

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B.A.S.S. Makes Pledge Toward Fisheries Habitat

BRISTOL, Conn.—The Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) has pledged $15,000 to the Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership to address the declining habitat of U.S. reservoirs. Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership is a cooperative group committed to improving fisheries and addressing such issues …

SportsEvents Link Resource Exchange

Link Exchange The link exchange directory is provided to SportsEvents users as a resource tool. We ask that all submissions be related to the sports industry—providing organizations, companies, services or products that may be useful to our users. In order for your link to be posted …

The Making Of A Super Event Director

The Making Of A Super Event Director

By Paul Peavy

With Halloween at the end of the month, I thought I would give you an idea for a costume. How about going as a Super Event Director? After many years of athletic competition, I’ve had enough …

Four Steps To Maximize Athletic Facilities

Four Steps To Maximize Athletic Facilities

By Tom Gioglio

Editor’s Note: This article addresses how athletic facilities at educational institutions, which often serve as the host venue for a variety of sporting events, can be better utilized through the establishment of and adherence to facility management …

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SPORTS Talk Industry New CEO At Running USA

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.—Running USA, a national organization for distance running, has named Susan Weeks as CEO. She replaces Basil Honikman, who retired after eight years as CEO.

Weeks has 20 years of Olympic sport management experience, including assistant executive director of business …

Southern Hospitality Is Not Gone With The Wind?

Southern Hospitality Is Not ‘Gone With The Wind’ Augusta Sports Council and CVB offer private lodging for ‘at-home’ comfort during the Masters

By John Buchanan

My mother had a lifelong obsession with Clark Gable. As a young woman, before I was born, she had encountered him in a revolving door …

Good Sports Events Require Good Sportsmanship

Idea Playbook Good Sports Events Require Good Sportsmanship

By Paul Peavy

My family enjoys watching the crazy aerials and other sporting antics of the X Games. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, the X Games features a bunch of “alternative” athletes, sponsored by energy drink makers, competing …

SportsEvents Earns Two Awards For Editorial Coverage Of Industry

SportsEvents Earns Two Awards For Editorial Coverage Of Industry

SportsEvents magazine received two GAMMA awards by the Magazine Association of the Southeast, presented May 6 in conjunction with the association’s annual conference held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Buckhead in Atlanta. Both awards were for the B2B …