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Sports ETA Postpones 2020 Annual Symposium to 2021

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Sports ETA, the trade association for the sports events and tourism industry, announced that it will postpone its 2020 in-person annual symposium to April 26–29, 2021 in Birmingham, Ala. The event was originally scheduled to be hosted in Kansas City in August 2020. Kansas City will host …

Birmingham Awarded 2025 World Police and Fire Games

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The World Police and Fire Games Federation awarded the 2025 World Police and Fire Games to Birmingham, Ala., according to the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau.

            “From the beginning, we were impressed by all that Birmingham has to offer,” said LC Collins, World Police and Fire …

The World Games in Birmingham, Ala., Moves to July 2022

Photo courtesy of the International World Games Association

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (April 2, 2020) – The International World Games Association (IWGA) and Birmingham Organizing Committee (BOC) have agreed to postpone the 11th edition of The World Games until 7th to 17th July 2022. The Games had originally been planned to take place from …

Dukemineer Joins Decatur Morgan County Tourism

DECATUR, Ala. — Don Dukemineer joined Decatur Morgan County Tourism in February as the new director of sports development.

Dukemineer previously worked for Foley Sports Tourism as deputy director for two years and with the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau for 12 years as a convention sales manager. In …

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Ala.: A Sports-Lovers Paradise

I recently spent the day exploring my hometown. This adventure was the result of many conversations with the local tourism board and the sports commission about how we, in the industry, travel near and far but often neglect the note-worthy places in our own backyard.