US Club Soccer and LaLiga North America’s friendship will continue forward as the two sides announced a long-term extension earlier this year.
Joel Koester grows above and beyond the call of duty—including growing beards—to bring events to Chicago’s Southland.
David Siegel, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Sports Council and Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, talks life after the Dodgers.
Jennifer Todd, co-founder and executive vice president of strategic partnerships of The Basketball Tournament, explains her unlikely path to TBT.
Slated to host the NFL’s Raiders starting in the 2020 season, Las Vegas Stadium has also landed another marquee football attraction: the Mitsubishi Motors
Ray Ezelle, vice president of sales and services at Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, says a metro-mountain mix is a recipe for success for sports groups.
On December 10-12, 2019, the inaugural Regional SportAccord Pan America will take place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Learn more about the event here.
Cameroon native Liese Abili brings an international background to his role as director of sports development at the Florida Sports Foundation.
Destination DC’s Lawrence Hamm and the American Experience Foundation offer kids eye-opening experiences through basketball camp partnership.
Russ Yurk, recently tapped to lead the NCAA site selection process, sheds light on how a college championship venue is chosen.
Most vibrant sports and/or entertainment districts become a reality through a mix of private-sector capital and public contributions.
USA Soccer legend Julie Foudy talks to Connect Sports about the women's World Cup prospects, staying fit and the state of youth sports in this country.
Here’s the lowdown from the 2019 NASC Symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Connect Sports will host an NCAA Championships Symposium and Bid Cycle event in Louisville, Kentucky, to help announce the next round of NCAA championship
Connect is pleased to announce the return of the Connect Sports Tourism Excellence Awards, presented by SportsNC. Nominations are due by June 1.
Persistence and new partnerships have helped Team IP grow into an exclusive merchandiser for USA Diving, USA Synchro and other organizations.
Sarah Kirchberg will lead MGM’s continued push to bring in amateur events as part of her newly created position.
The new Virginia Beach Sports Center will set the stage for athletes to test their will at the highest level in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Jeff Webb, founder of Varsity Spirit, a massive cheer and dance events company, shares some unknown facts about about himself in this interview.
Brian Graham says it's a dream come true to lead the Augusta Sports Council, where he can sell his hometown to sports organizers.
Adding to your rotation of industry podcasts could take your business to the next level.
National Senior Games is estimated to have a $38 million economic impact on Fort Lauderdale.
Connect Sports will be the only event where suppliers can meet face-to-face with Varsity Spirit to discuss hosting any of its more than 3,000 annual events.
Visit Frisco earns rave reviews for rewriting the playbook on college basketball tournaments.
Matt Libber leaves the family business and events operations to run the well-regarded Maryland SoccerPlex.
Bree Nidds leaves Virginia’s Blue Ridge to join former boss Alex Michaels at Discover Lehigh Valley.
Wheelchair basketball star Will Waller turned his life around after becoming paralyzed in gang violence.
Help us pick the 2018 Connect Sports Game Changers. Nominations are due March 29. Once again, we are proud to count SportsPittsburgh as a sponsor.
Adam Andrasko, new CEO of USA Synchro, outlines his goals after making the leap from USA Field Hockey.
Visit Baltimore President and CEO Al Hutchinson discusses why Charm City is a perfect fit for the African-American conference’s main event.
Here are some of the reasons Franklin, Tennesee, is ready to step up its game when it comes to hosting youth and amateur sports.
Dev Pathik, co-founder and CEO of SFA, looks to drive change in Rocky Mount, N.C., through the physical and economic benefits of community sports with
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.
Sarah Martin and Heather Nabozny aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty, which has served them well with the Sports Turf Management Association.
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.