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MLS, Players? Union Reach New Collective Bargaining Agreement

MLS, Players’ Union Reach New Collective Bargaining Agreement By Michelle Martin

Despite now boasting 16 Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs and soccer-specific stadiums to support 10 of those clubs, professional soccer in the United States was at risk of being sidelined for the 2010 season. Players and management began discussions …

March 2010 Industry News

March 2010 Industry News Adidas Lacrosse, Level 2 Sports Announce Partnership For Event

Adidas Lacrosse and Level 2 Sports announced a partnership that will present the adidas National Lacrosse Classic at the Maryland Soccerplex July 5-8 in Germantown, Md.

The event will showcase the top 500 high school lacrosse players …

Destinations In The News: The West

Destinations In The News: The West Bright Sunshine, Cool Venues & Warm Hospitality Make Western Destinations Shine

By Jennie Hanna

No matter where a group plans their next event, if they choose to head out to the Western region of the United States, they are destined …

Destinations In The News: Southeast Part 2

Destinations In The News: Southeast Part 2 Hot Spots & Hidden Gems

The Southeast has played host to a number of top-notch sporting events throughout the years thanks to the region’s unbeatable weather and variety of sporting venues. From the sports history of Jackson, Miss., to …

Destinations In The News: Southeast

Destinations In The News: Southeast Hot Spots & Hidden Gems

The Southeast has played host to a number of top-notch sporting events throughout the years thanks to the region’s unbeatable weather and sporting venues for all levels, said destination officials. From the sports history of Birmingham, …

February 2010 Industry News

February 2010 Industry News U.S. Figure Skating Establishes New Scholarship Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—U.S. Figure Skating and the Pioneer Fund have established the Helen M. McLoraine Figure Skating Scholarship Program to assist eligible current and former amateur and professional figure skaters who wish to pursue a college education. Scholarships are …

Contingency Planning

Contingency Planning Precautionary Steps Ease Last-Minute Event Changes By Selena Chavis

In 2008 and 2009, the U.S. Open faced the same challenge—rain. And both years US Tennis Association (USTA) event planners were forced to make tough decisions about how to complete its women’s and men’s semi-final and finals events.

Not …

Teenagers Make Enthusiastic Volunteers

Teenagers Make Enthusiastic Volunteers By Paul Peavy

Since the symbol of New Year’s is a brand spanking new baby, let’s talk about the recruitment of youth volunteers to infuse life, energy, and creativity into your already hoppin’ and poppin’ event! The events I participate in or volunteer for are always …

January 2010 Industry News

January 2010 Industry News Industry New Tourism Appointments In Kentucky

LOUISVILLE—Elaine Wilson has been named executive director of the Kentucky Office of Adventure Tourism, a division of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet for the State of Kentucky.

As executive director of the Kentucky Office of Adventure Tourism, Wilson …