Best of Connect Sports: November 2016

By Connect Sports Staff, November 30, 2016

We strive to bring you the best content about the events industry every day. But we know you are also busy planning so a few stories may fall through the cracks. Here is your second chance. Below is the list of our most-read stories for November 2016.

> 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Ken May, CEO of Topgolf

> What’s Behind Pickleball’s Massive Growth?

Connect Sports Launches Women in Sports Tourism Forum

> Sports Is a Family Thing for Mobile’s Susan Shaw

CSM Acquires LeadDog in Major Sports Marketing Deal

16 Sports Tourism Trends for 2016

> All’s Well in Greenville, S.C.

> Visit Mesa Gets New Director of Sports

> 5 Best and 5 Most Underrated Soccer Complexes

> Up for Bid: 2017-2019 CrossFit Games

Joel Koester grows above and beyond the call of duty—including growing beards—to bring events to Chicago’s Southland.

US Club Soccer and LaLiga North America’s friendship will continue forward as the two sides announced a long-term extension earlier this year.

Jennifer Todd, co-founder and executive vice president of strategic partnerships of The Basketball Tournament, explains her unlikely path to TBT.

David Siegel, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Sports Council and Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, talks life after the Dodgers.