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.
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.
Director of Sports Tourism Danny Trosset discusses rebranding from Seminole County to Orlando North Seminole County.
Through in-depth analysis, Victus Advisors takes the guesswork out for CVBs and sports commissions looking to attract new events.
North Carolina’s Winston-Salem is a champ with multiuse sporting venues and amenities-rich event space.
Lake Lanier outside Atlanta hosts about 1,000 rowers for global dragon boat racing competition.
Suzanne Keller, CSEE, director of sports at Visit Mesa, shares lasting lessons from our Women in Sports Tourism Forum.
USA Triathlon’s Collegiate Club National Championships in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, highlights how successful teams on and off the course make for a premium
Presenting our 2018 holiday gift guide for the on-the-go professionals.
Don Dukemineer, chairman of Sports Alabama, takes over as the new face of Foley, Alabama’s sports tourism effort.
Rob Wells, director, of the Savannah Sports Council, makes a big move—for his career and family.
You can now add Central Virginia Sports to the long list of reasons to visit the Old Dominion State.
Dr. Roger Goudy says his second term will focus on sharpening the new efforts while solidifying the AAU's core mission.
Competitive international sailing is looking to move into the mainstream with a new country vs. country racing league, SailGP.
Wisconsin’s storied Green Bay is a championship destination for sporting events on and off the field of play.
Fayetteville, North Carolina, is scoring a large increase in events thanks to the effort of a sports sales manager.