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Adam Wisniewski Named Sports VP at OKC Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Adam Wisniewski as its new vice president of sports development. In his new role with the Oklahoma City CVB, Wisniewski primarily will work with CVB staff and other partners to attract local and national sporting events and collaborate with event organizers to increase attendance at local […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle during the second inning in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

One Year Later: How COVID has Changed Sports Forever

Remember what it like to go to a sold-out game? Waiting in line with others for seemingly forever before getting your ticket scanned, walking into the concourse and trying to avoid bumping into other people while finding a hot dog and soda, then going to your seats to check out the early scene. Maybe you […]

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EsportsTravel Summit Goes Virtual
December 2–3 From Esports Stadium Arlington

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—will be an all-digital “Virtual from Arlington” experience and has been rescheduled to December 2–3. The Summit had previously been scheduled for November 18–20. The EsportsTravel Summit is being hosted by the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau and […]

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EsportsTravel Summit Reschedules to November 18–20

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to November 18–20 in Arlington, Texas. The Summit had been scheduled for August 11–13. Concurrent with the date change, the EsportsTravel Summit announced a new five-year partnership agreement with venue design firm […]

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New Venues to Watch in 2020

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 10 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2020. AdventHealth Field House and Conference Center Winter Haven, Florida Opened: December 2019 Located less than 50 miles from […]

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Globe Life Park to Host High School Football

The former home of the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, will host a series of high school football games in its latest use as a multipurpose sports venue. The Arlington Independent School District will lease the field for a minimum of 14 high school games at the stadium, an agreement that was approved by the AISD […]

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EsportsTravel Summit in Arlington
Reschedules to August 11–13

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to August 11–13 in Arlington, Texas. The Summit was originally scheduled for June 16–18. The EsportsTravel Summit is being hosted by the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Arlington Sports Commission. […]

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SportsTravel Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz (left) and U.S. eSports Federation President Vlad Marinescu signed a memorandum of understanding on December 11, 2019, to bring the federaton’s annual meeting to the EsportsTravel Summit in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images)

United States eSports Federation to Co-Locate Annual Meeting with EsportsTravel Summit

The United States eSports Federation has announced that it will hold its inaugural Annual Meeting at the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit, which will be held November 18–20 at the Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas. The co-location agreement was announced today at Regional SportAccord Pan America in Fort Lauderdale. Produced by Northstar Meetings Group and hosted […]

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Esports Stadium Arlington to Host 2020 EsportsTravel Summit

The 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—will be held in Arlington, Texas. Presented by Northstar Travel Group, the EsportsTravel Summit will be hosted by the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Arlington Sports Commission at Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest dedicated esports facility in North America. […]

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