Get a taste of what 2019 will look like for Connect Sports.
Every year, we ask some of the brightest in the industry their thoughts and ideas for trends to watch in sports tourism. Here's what they see for 2019.
Los Angeles ranks second on Burson Cohn & Wolfe Sports’ top sports cities in the world.
The Connect Sports Diversity Events Summit was about raising the bar through sports. Here are our takeaways.
The one-year anniversary of the Marriott commission cuts brings guest experience to the forefront of all hoteliers minds.
Event planners and tournament organizers should take note of these 16 new sports venues.
The story behind the steady growth of the NAGAAA World Series has lessons all planners, LGBTQ or otherwise, can learn from.
The Super Bowl returns to Atlanta, but that’s hardly the only sporting event to watch for in 2019.
NFL Network analyst and hall-of-famer Deion Sanders discusses the ups and downs of his remarkable career on and off the field.
Two-time Olympic champion Michele Smith, keynote at our Women in Sports Tourism Forum, shares how a major accident changed her path.
We caught up with Travel Channel star Andrew Zimmern to ask for his advice on travel and food, and learned how disc golf changed his life forever.
Greg Economou, head of sports for Ticketmaster North America, discusses what's ahead for ticketing in the future.
Director of Sports Tourism Danny Trosset discusses rebranding from Seminole County to Orlando North Seminole County.
North Carolina’s Winston-Salem is a champ with multiuse sporting venues and amenities-rich event space.
USA Triathlon’s Collegiate Club National Championships in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, highlights how successful teams on and off the course make for a premium
Lake Lanier outside Atlanta hosts about 1,000 rowers for global dragon boat racing competition.
Oakland recently hosted the U.S. Rowing Master National Championships, a prestigious four-day event that attracted many of the country’s top rowers.
More than 600 of the world's top water ski athletes are expected to compete in the GOODE Water Ski National Championships in Wichita, Kansas.
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.
Kubb, a game for all ages, is taking hold int he more Scandinavian reaches of the upper Midwest.
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.
You can now add Central Virginia Sports to the long list of reasons to visit the Old Dominion State.