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Sports Tourism Matters

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor of SportsEvents Magazine

In May, VISIT Milwaukee released its final data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicating strong growth in the tourism market for 2019.

Direct visitor spending totaled $2.2 billion.

The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) announced that they had hosted the most youth …

2019 Sports Tourism Trends Survey

For more than a decade, SportsEvents Magazine has been conducting one of the most extensive industry research studies for the sports events market. Please help us by answering this brief survey with your best available data.

Visit Monroeville Launches VM Sports, a New Sports Tourism Brand

Monroeville, Penn. – Visit Monroeville, Monroeville Pennsylvania’s tourism bureau, announced the development of VM Sports. VM Sports will advance sports tourism in Monroeville and eastern Allegheny County by taking advantage of the area’s many existing sports complexes and venues to attract a diverse range of tournaments and sporting events.

Round Rock Unveils New Tourism Brand

ROUND ROCK, Texas — The City of Round Rock Sports Management and Tourism Department unveiled a new brand promoting the city as a sports tourist destination and a destination for business and leisure activities. “Go Round Rock!” is the new tourism brand reflected in the logo and can be used with or without the “Sports Capital of Texas” tagline.

Major Sports Tourism Weekend Ahead for Erie with a Projected Economic Impact of $5 Million

Erie is set for a big weekend for sports tourism beginning Saturday, with the 80th Annual PA USBC Open Championships bowling tournament and Champion Cheer Central’s Champions Weekend both kicking off. Together, they are expected to have an economic impact of nearly $5 million over the course of their events. The PA USBC Open Championships runs through June

Elizabethtown Tourism Announces New Executive Director

On Wednesday, March 6, Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau (ETCB) Board of Directors approved the hiring of Janna Clark as the new Executive Director. In January 2019, the ETCB Commission appointed a search committee to begin accepting applications for the position. The members of the committee included Board Members Heidi …