Planners To Watch In 2009

Check out the sports event planners featured in this spotlight that have garnered attention in the industry for their ability to recognize and rise above the various challenges of running sports events.

Give Up A Little To Add A Lot To Charity

Organizers of the Disney World Endurance Series once again got something very right. They saw an opportunity to make one of its events bigger, better and to benefit a worthy cause.

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


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 …