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Henrico County, Virginia, Approves Indoor Sports Facility Plans

Henrico County, Virginia, will have a new indoor sports facility and convocation center at the Virginia Center Commons Mall site after the county approved $1.9 million in funding for the design and preparation of construction plans while demolishing the former mall structure on the county-owned portion of the site. The county had plans for the […]

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Home of WTA Tour’s Volvo Car Open Prepares for Renovation

The home for one of the longest-running tournaments on the WTA Tour will undergo a renovation and modernization to ensure its viability for years to come. Charleston Tennis LLC, the parent company of the Volvo Car Stadium, Volvo Car Open and LTP Daniel Island, has announced its plans in partnership with the city of Charleston, […]

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VisitPITTSBURGH Introduces Health Commitment

VisitPITTSBURGH is proud to present the Pittsburgh Global Health & Safety Commitment, a pledge between the hospitality and tourism communities and the region’s residents and visitors in focusing on health and safety protocols ranging in places from the Pittsburgh International Airport to sports venues, businesses, transportation operations, restaurants, hotels and more. The PGH Commitment adheres […]

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GBAC Launches Star Facility Directory

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council, a division of ISSA which has been accrediting venues for its cleaning, disinfection and infection prevention measures, has launched a searchable directory for event organizers to identify facilities that have earned or are committed to achieving the GBAC Star accreditation. “We’re excited to unveil this new tool to help the […]

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Levi’s Stadium, Home of San Francisco 49ers, Going Cashless

The San Francisco 49ers have announced that Levi’s Stadium will be a cashless payment venue whenever fans are able to return to watch NFL action in Santa Clara, California. The 49ers also used the announcement to promote a multi-year partnership extension with Visa, making the move to only accept card or mobile payments for concessions, […]

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Sportsbook Lounge Opening at Pittsburgh Arena

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be at least the fourth National Hockey League team with a sports betting lounge inside its venue after the Penguins signed a multiyear partnership with Rivers Casino and BetRivers.com to become the team’s official casino and official sportsbook, a deal that will include the placement of a BetRivers sportsbook-style lounge inside […]

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Droo Callahan to Lead West Virginia Sports Complex

Droo Callahan has been selected as the general manager for The Bridge Sports Complex in West Virginia, a Sports Facilities Management venue that is set to open in 2021. The hire was made by the city of Bridgeport, West Virginia, which is overseeing the project in partnership with SFM. Callahan had a 10-year professional soccer […]

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Sacramento Sports Center Gets Naming Rights Deal

A new sports complex at the Placer Valley Event Center, the centerpiece of a $47 million reimagining of @the Grounds fairgrounds in Roseville, California, will have a local construction firm as its naming rights sponsor. Roebbelen Contracting has purchased the naming rights sponsorship for the complex, although financial terms were not released. The business was […]

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Episode Five: How an Event Organizer, Venue and Destination View Recovery

In Episode Five: How an Event Organizer, Venue and Destination View Recovery, SportsTravel Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz and EventConnect CEO Jason Parker discuss the latest tournament registration statistics and trends they are seeing in the timing of those registrations. This episode also includes an in-depth discussion from three perspectives of the sports-event industry’s recovery. […]

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Baseball Stadium to Anchor New South Carolina Sports Complex

A new $15 million sports complex in Florence, South Carolina, will be anchored by a 1,600-seat stadium that will be the future home of the Florence RedWolves, which play in summer college baseball’s Coastal Plain League. The complex’s announcement was made by the city and team this week. The RedWolves have signed a lease with […]

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