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Palm Beach County Convention Center Hosts First Basketball Tournament

The Palm Beach County Convention Center hosted the first basketball tournament held inside the venue when Balling on the Beach, a youth event with over 300 middle school teams, as part of a partnership with Iconic Creative Agency. Balling on the Beach took place at four South Florida venues with the entirety of the middle […]

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Palm Beach to Host Its First NCAA Men’s Golf National Championship

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission will host the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf National Championship at PGA National Resort & Spa’s Champion Course. The event, May 17–21, will mark the first NCAA men’s golf championship to take place in The Palm Beaches, although the region has been awarded more in the years to come. […]

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Palm Beach County Sports Commission Lands Three NAIA Postseason Events

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission and Keiser University are hosting three National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship events in West Palm Beach, Florida, during the month of April. Keiser University has already hosted the first round of the NAIA football championship series with the second round coming on April 24, along with the recently […]

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Palm Beach County Hosts APP Tour Pickleball Event

The Association of Pickleball Professionals Tour will make its debut in The Palm Beaches in Florida with the Delray Beach Tennis Center set to host the Delray Beach Pickleball Open, March 18–21. The event will feature professional and amateur competition with athletes competing for $60,000 in prize money. The Delray event is one of 16 […]

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Sports ETA Announces Annual Award Winners

The Sports Events & Tourism Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, given in categories that include organizations of the year, marketing campaigns and locally created events. The awards are typically announced at the organization’s annual symposium, but were revealed after Sports ETA was forced to cancel this year’s event because of the […]

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Preparation Crucial to Reopening Sports Events

Representatives from two destinations that have already hosted sports events say that no matter when venues are open and sports commissions and CVBs are able to host again, making sure plans are in place and clearly communicated will be crucial to an event’s success. While those watching the Sports ETA webinar “First Out of the […]

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Six Future Sites Announced for TEAMS Conference & Expo

Northstar Meetings Group has announced six future sites for the TEAMS Conference & Expo, the world’s largest gathering of sports-event organizers, taking its annual event to a half-dozen markets reflecting a variety of destinations that host sports events throughout the United States. Attendees at TEAMS, which include the gatekeepers to the 90.4 million room nights […]

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NASC Changes Name to Sports Events & Tourism Association

The National Association of Sports Commissions has announced its new name and brand identity—Sports Events & Tourism Association, or Sports ETA—which will take full effect January 1, 2020. The announcement came during the organization’s annual symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee, and comes after more than two years of work by a branding committee that employed the help […]

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