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Tim Schneider, left, the founder of SportsTravel, the TEAMS Conference & Expo and the EsportsTravel Summit, will leave Northstar on February 1. Jason Gewirtz will become vice president of Northstar's Sports Division and executive editor and publisher of SportsTravel. (Photos by Jared Wickerham)

Northstar Meetings Group Sports Division Appoints New Leadership, Announces New Initiatives

As sports and esports events continue to represent an important source of new and repeat business for destinations, venues and hoteliers, the Northstar Meetings Group continues to invest in the products and services it delivers to the sports-event industry and the people who support it, including an expansion of the TEAMS brand to Europe, the […]

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Tim Schneider: Roots of a Travel Powerhouse: How Sports and Esports Move People

Tim Schneider, the chairman of the Sports Division at Northstar Meetings Group, is the founder of SportsTravel magazine, the TEAMS Conference and Expo and the EsportsTravel Summit. In this conversation with SportsTravel Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz, we talk with Schneider about the origins of SportsTravel and the sports-event industry itself, the growth of sectors such […]

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Dallas, Minneapolis and Reno Awarded 2020 USA Volleyball Championships

USA Volleyball has awarded Dallas, Minneapolis and Reno, Nevada, the rights to host the national governing body’s signature championships in 2020. The Open National Championships will be staged May 22–27 in Minneapolis; The Girls’ Junior National Championships will be held June 25–July 4 in Dallas; and the Boys’ Junior National Championships will head to Reno, June […]

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March 4, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more.   Intercollegiate Single Sectionals Championships Date: March 8 Venue: 30 Strikes Stratford, New Jersey Smyrna Bowling Center Smyrna, Tennessee Stardust Bowl Addison, […]

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Red Bull and World Surf League Announce Multiyear Partnership

The World Surf League has announced a multiyear global partnership with Red Bull that makes Red Bull the official energy drink of the Championship Tour (CT), Big Wave Tour (BWT) and Big Wave Awards. In addition, the league will launch the Red Bull Airborne Series, a three-event specialty series that will highlight aerial surfing. The […]

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USA Triathlon Launches New Youth Series

USA Triathlon has launched a new National Youth Series designed to encourage youth to participate in multisport events around the country in 2019. The series will consist of non-competitive, participation-based events and will include 59 youth triathlons and 73 Splash & Dash Youth Aquathlon Series events. Races are aimed at attracting kids ages 7–17. To make […]

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