EVP Island Championship came together after a fateful meeting last year at Connect Sports in Grapevine, Texas.
The 2017 USA Boxing Junior Olympics, Prep Nationals and Youth Open Championships tops the list of what's going this week in Team USA.
Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet uses his fame to promote his home town of Rockford, Illinois, as a destination for events.
Cycling, synchronized swimming, water skiing, baseball, weightlifting and pentathlon highlight the action this week in Team USA.
Craig Mackay, sports development manager at Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, impresses industry veterans early in his career.
USA Football CEO Scott Hallenbeck says the new Rookie Tackle program launching this fall will give youth more entry points into the sport.
Protein is making a comeback for good reason. But you don’t need a 12-ounce steak to meet your needs. These grab-and-go snacks will help you get your
Sean Keliiholokai, the inaugural executive director of Visit Dana Point, discusses what the California destination has to offer sports planners.
Marc Riker, chief executive officer of the National Senior Games, discusses the unique nature of the event taking place in Birmingham, Alabama, this year.
BPONG Founder and CEO Billy Gaines is on a mission to land a TV deal for The World Series of Beer Pong and regain the sport’s edginess.
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.
Erie Sports Commission Executive Director Ron Sertz discusses the organization’s major successes since its inception in 2010.
Editor-in-Chief Kelsey Ogletree was surprised and enlightened by what she discovered on her inaugural visit to Indianapolis.
Events from USA Cycling and USA Rugby highlight the action this week in Team USA.
Rich Harvest Farms seeks to build off the success the NCAA Golf Championships have enjoyed in recent years
This week in Team USA features two USA Canoe/Kayak events; USA Rugby, USA Diving, USA Team Handball and USA Water Ski.
“Powered by Purpose” was the theme of this year’s Leadercast Live. Learn how several leaders define purpose and what it takes to find yours.
Lynn Hunt, vice chair of the Quad Cities Sports Commission, discusses the growth of the region along the northern part of the Mississippi River.
USA Weightlifting hosts its national championship in Chicago and the USA Volleyball Beach Championships are in Hermosa Beach, California this week in Team
Adam Timm, CEO and co-founder of ZenLife Services, gives five tips to ease the tension in your job before you stress out at a crucial time.
The NFL Draft showcases a new level of engagement during its return to Philadelphia, where the event began more than 70 years ago.
Gulf Shores, Alabama, prepares to host the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship again knowing the event will remain there through 2022
William Knox discusses his move from the Hamilton County (Indiana) Sports Authority to the 400-acre Grand Park sports complex.
The Connect Sports Tourism Excellence Awards will recognize some of industry's most deserving individuals and events at Connect Sports in New Orleans.
Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships outside of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, highlight the Team USA action from May 1 through May 7.
In April 2017, our most read stories included profiles of the new head of the Detroit Sports Commission, Corrigan Sports and the Walnut Creek CVB.
Connect's Senior Meeting Coordinator Nicole Reynolds shares a few of her tried-and-true tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle on the road.
Since Southwest University Park was built in El Paso, Texas, in 2014, the minor league park has drawn big crowds and events.
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan discusses encouraging more young athletes to play golf and the incredible growth on the women's tour.
After a successful first year, the US Open Pickleball Championships returns this week to Naples, Florida, bigger and better.
USA Cycling holds its Collegiate and Para-cycling National Championships this week in Team USA action.
USA Triathlon’s National Events Director Brian D’Amico recalls the valuable lessons he learned at United Soccer League under then-president Tim Holt.
Walnut Creek CVB's Scott Slocum explains why sports planners will love bringing their events to the emerging city 25 miles east of San Francisco.
College Football Playoff COO Michael Kelly reveals some of his not-so-deepest secrets with Connect Sports.
The Univision-backed Prospects Cup, to be played in Kissimmee, has the potential to become the Little League Baseball World Series for youth soccer.
Connect Sports goes behind the scenes of SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves, for the latest in fan engagement.