Tag Archives: events

SportsEvents Launches New Website

After many months of planning and discussions, countless hours of work from our technical department, and future development plans, the new SportsEventsMediaGroup.com website is now live.

I hope you’ll visit the new site soon and see what we’ve been up to this past year …

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 …

RACVB’s ‘Home With the FAM’ Brings Event Operators to Virtual Doorstep of Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill. – As the latest extension to its #StayHomeRFKD campaign, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) is excited to announce Home with the FAM as a tourism industry leading stay-at-home live virtual familiarization tour for national event operators, trade publication partners and media. The Rockford region is …

TrackTown Youth League Update

PORTLAND, Ore. — TrackTown Youth League announced that it is canceling the 2020 regular season based on the recent guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) limiting the size of public gatherings for eight weeks.

            Many of the scheduled events would have taken place during …

Sport ETA to Move Annual Symposium

SPORTS ETA announced on March 16 that the annual Symposium will move amid the COVID-19 virus concerns and a ban on holding mass gatherings for the next 60 days in Kansas City, Mo.

            The annual symposium was scheduled for April 20-23 in Kansas City and the organization is now working …

Sports Events Will Return; Here Are a Few Things We Can Do in the Meantime

Everything is changing rapidly now where a viral strain is sweeping the world. The sports world is no exception. Sports planners, destinations and park and recreation departments are now working out of an abundance of caution to help curtail the rapid spread of Coronavirus – COVID19.

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. …

Rebranded Hilton to Open in Hall of Fame Village

The Hall of Fame Village (HOFV), a large mixed-use development with sports venues and tourist facilities including the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will open a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in downtown Canton.

5 TIPS from Pros on Planning Sports Events

When it comes to running a successful tournament, it’s all about priorities, a game plan and partnerships. Read on for tips from experts from USA Fencing and the Ladies Professional Golf Association Symetra Tour (LPGA) that will help you create the next winning event.