The Sports Events and Tourism Association held its annual Symposium in Birmingham, Alabama, announcing several new future host cities, handing out industry awards and inducting industry veterans Denny Gann and Mike Millay into the organization’s Hall of Fame. Attendees also heard keynote addresses from civil rights activists Dr. Martha Bouyer and Lisa McNair, SEC Commissioner […]Continue Reading
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was just realizing the economic impact of sports events in 1999 when Mary Lee Malmberg, who had been working in convention sales for the local tourism bureau, went after her first major national event. The event was the AAU Taekwondo National Championships and it required a bid fee, something the city had […]Continue Reading
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