2017 Sports Facilities Guide: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2017 Sports Facilities Guide: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

By Sponsored Content, April 18, 2017

PittsburghPittsburgh has long been known as a legendary sports town—with four Stanley Cups, six Super Bowls and five World Series championships—and a major sports destination for professional and amateur events. 

With a community that lives for collaboration and a passion for sports, event planners can rely on an experienced staff, dedicated volunteers and committed stakeholders to create iconic experiences and events.

Pittsburgh is within 500 miles of more than half of the U.S. population, making it easy for athletes and fans to experience the thrill of competition in our state-of-the-art facilities—all within steps of some of the country’s best hotels, restaurants and attractions.


Derek Dawson, Sports Development Director

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.