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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 …

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. …

Sports Events and a Pandemic…Stay Calm

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor

There are only a few things that can dampen the spirit of sports events planners and the people who take their kids to events across the U.S. each year. I would say a lack of funds to travel or participate. No events worth attending. Or …

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 …

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 …