For one weekend, Richmond Region Tourism had its RVA Field Trip participants take a shot at the laid-back, on-the-go and active lifestyle of Richmond,
Editor Kelsey Ogletree recalls an emotional day celebrating the Chicago Cubs' first World Series victory in 108 years.
With Rio in the books and Tokyo ramping up for 2020, the focus will shift to where the 2024 Games will be awarded. In this country, Los Angeles is a ready-made
As editor Kelsey Ogletree discovered at Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, sports events are about way more than sports.
Many players from the sports tourism industry descended on Grand Rapids, Michigan, for the NASC Sports Event Symposium. Here are some of the highlights.
The cherry blossoms are a big draw for visitors of the nation’s capital, but sports events may be better off coming another time of year.
One of the sports tourism industry’s beloved professionals is facing a challenging experience. Here’s what you can do.
To buy or not to buy? That is the question lingering in planners' heads as they debate whether the Apple Watch is worth the $400 price tag. Here are three
“Concussion” promises to join a pantheon of fine films about the gridiron.
Here’s what we learned about the LGBT sports market during this weekend’s inaugural Connect Sports LGBTQ Task Force in Richmond, Virginia.
Here are a few experiences at the home of the Green Bay Packers to consider for non-game days.
Winning was nice at the Connect Sports Marketplace event, but not as important as the revelry.
For those who missed our first-ever ConnecTech room at Connect Marketplace, here are three takeaways to consider.
John Lennon might have imagined the sharing economy, which allows people to bypass traditional business models. On-demand services are in demand. It’s
Despite all their high-profile problems, America’s classic old cities still lure event attendees. Meeting professionals often enjoy economic benefits,
Associate Editor Hayley Jones hung out in Myrtle Beach for Monday After The Masters. As you can see, she met Jim Furyk, who went on to win the PGA event
Kelsey Ogletree, Collinson Media & Events' managing editor, took a test drive of the new GolfBoards and Golf Bikes hitting courses around the country.
The Connect Sports Advisory Board met in Atlantic City in April 2015 to discuss the state of the industry and pressing issues affecting their business.
Connect Sports held its Executive Sports Forum in Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. The group discussed the sports travel industry while taking
The MACVB held its annual conference in June. Connect Sports Editor Parrish Walton was there, where he saw firsthand how important the right fit was to
Connect Sports Editor Parrish Walton looks at several cities backing out of bidding on the Winter Olympics. Are cities giving up on the Games?
The MLS is growing thanks in large part to new ownership coming from the NFL.
Using app technology to engage fans in the crowd is one way pro sports teams are ensuring fans attend live event, contributing blogger Daniel Cox says
Daniel Cox examines how one trade show is evolving and how it might benefit attendees (and hosts) everywhere.
The NFL created an App for those attending its Scouting Combine, and other events should follow suit, Daniel Cox says.
Daniel Cox says being a part of something historic can enhance your event's prestige.
Contributing blogger Daniel Cox discusses why contingency plans for event planning are must-haves for all rights holders.
Russia spent a record $50 billion to host the Olympics, but Connect Sports Editor Parrish Walton wonders if that was a wise investment.
Landing the big celebrity can give your event tons of momentum, but Daniel Cox explains how you should handle dealing with celebrity speakers.
The price is always an issue, but if navigated, Daniel Cox says hosting celebrity photo-ops can be a huge event attraction.
Daniel Cox examines how Chick-Fil-A established its brand by using one of the premier bowl games in college football.
Sponsorships have taken over sporting events, but how can you stand out amongst a cluttered crowd? Daniel Cox investigates.
Contributing blogger Daniel Cox discusses how important music is to live event experiences.
Daniel Cox says you can't fall in love with one form of social media post. Variety is needed to spark engagement.
In an effort to ensure fan attendance, stadiums around the country are building massive scoreboards. Daniel Cox asks if it will it be enough?
Is technology making our lives better or worse? Online Managing Editor Libby Hoppe shares her take.