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Sports Tourism Matters

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor of SportsEvents Magazine In May, VISIT Milwaukee released its final data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicating strong growth in the tourism market for 2019. Direct visitor spending totaled $2.2 billion. The West Michigan Sports … Read More

Round Rock Unveils New Tourism Brand

ROUND ROCK, Texas — The City of Round Rock Sports Management and Tourism Department unveiled a new brand promoting the city as a sports tourist destination and a destination for business and leisure activities. “Go Round Rock!” is the new tourism brand reflected in the logo and can be used with or without the “Sports Capital of Texas” tagline.… Read More

Major Sports Tourism Weekend Ahead for Erie with a Projected Economic Impact of $5 Million

Erie is set for a big weekend for sports tourism beginning Saturday, with the 80th Annual PA USBC Open Championships bowling tournament and Champion Cheer Central’s Champions Weekend both kicking off. Together, they are expected to have an economic impact of nearly $5 million over the course of their events. The PA USBC Open Championships runs through June… Read More

First USA Hockey National Event in West Michigan Showcases America’s Best Youth Hockey Athletes, Generating Almost $2 Million in Estimated Economic Impact

The 640 best hockey athletes in America under 18 and 16 years old will compete to be champion in the 2019 Chipotle-USA Hockey National Championships. The first USA Hockey National Championship to come to Grand Rapids, the event will draw 32 teams from 16 states, generating $1,985,482 million in economic impact.… Read More