Best of Connect Sports: December 2016

By Connect Sports Staff, December 23, 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 December 2016.

> Sweet 16: Meet the 2016 Connect Sports Game Changers

> It’s Daniel Rush’s Hour in Las Vegas

16 Sports Tourism Trends for 2016

> 5 Reasons Why Youth Participation Is Down in Sports

> Desmond Mason Proves He’s Got Game in Art

> 2016 Industry Leaders: Trailblazers & Groundbreakers

> Jeff Dyrek Named New USA Badminton CEO

> Derek Parra Comes Full Circle at Utah Olympic Oval

Austin Sports Commission Hosts LGBTQ Task Force

> Nationals Park Drives Waterfront Development

Holly Anderson, a key player in the sports tourism industry for more than a decade, has been promoted to lead Connect Sports.

Connect Sports and SportsPittsburgh and proud to announced the 2019 Game Changers—event professionals who continue to drive sports tourism forward.

U.S. Figure Skating is currently seeking proposals to host its 2021 Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships. RFPs are due Sept. 30.

Legendary triathlete and coach Siri Lindley will discuss her experiences and insight at Connect Sports as part of the speaker showcase.

Interim Director Craig Campbell says St. Pete/Clearwater Sports & Events is turning its focus to the community’s No. 1 resource: the beach.