US Soccer says the decision to partner with Canada and Mexico has been validated with the awarding of the 2026 World Cup.
Connect is pleased to announce the return of the Connect Sports Tourism Excellence Awards, presented by Best Western. Winners will be recognized at Connect
In honor of the World Cup, we're turning our attention to soccer venues that are great to watch or host an event in the United States. Nominations are
The Collier County Board of County Commissioners, in conjunction with the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB, is accepting ITN proposals for the management
Nick Povalitis, 37, recently promoted to director of sports development at the Rockford (Ill.) CVB, discusses his innovative style selling his hometown.
Henry Holme of Pavegen shares how the company can elevate events.
American Cornhole Organization’s successful launch of “Hole Nation” gives the growing sport its own version of “SportsCenter.”
What will shape sports tourism as it grows even bigger in 2018? We identify 10 trends to keep an eye on in the world of sports events.
The #MeToo movement continues to prove sexual misconduct is an issue sports events professionals must address right now.
Bree Nidds, a varsity sailor at the University of Hawaii, drives to take Virginia’s Blue Ridge to the next level in sports.
Sacramento has come into its own and emerged as one of the Golden State's not-to-miss destinations, especially for events.
We’ve spanned the globe to find some of the most intriguing sports events taking place in 2018—a year featuring both the Olympics and World Cup.
Sebastian Fortier, chief executive officer at OneHockey, is looking to put on the biggest youth hockey tournament ever this winter in Michigan.
First responders must be ready to climb ladders and run down criminals. Those athletic skills come in handy during the World Police and Fire Games.
In Snohomish county, Washington, Spartan Race presented its Emerald City Open—a major event for the company, destination and participants.
The upcoming World Rowing Championships are expected to have a $25 million impact on the Sarasota region.
EVP Island Championship came together after a fateful meeting last year at Connect Sports in Grapevine, Texas.
Almost 5,000 athletes are scheduled to compete in September during the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Marc Riker, chief executive officer of the National Senior Games, discusses the unique nature of the event taking place in Birmingham, Alabama, this year.
Scripps National Spelling Bee Program Manager of Events Beth Hecquet says it takes a village to put on the event and that CVBs can be part of the process.
The West Michigan Sports Commission has seen incredible growth in the number of events it has hosted during its first decade of existence.