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Detroit Convention Center Reopens with Volleyball Tournament

The first event at the TCF Center in Detroit since the pandemic began was a volleyball tournament, and a large one at that. Detroit’s downtown convention center hosted 1,000 athletes on 16 courts the weekend of February 13–14 in an event organized by Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy. Athletes at the President’s Day Challenge had to […]

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Claude Molinari to Lead Detroit CVB, Oversee Sports Commission

Claude Molinari, the general manager of Detroit’s TCF Center, has been named president and CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau. The position will take effect January 1, 2021. Molinari will succeed longtime President and CEO Larry Alexander, who will retire at year’s end after 22 years leading the bureau. In his new […]

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Louis Armstrong Court at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center has been used as a staging area for COVID-19 first responders. (Photo by United States Tennis Association)

Sports and Tourism Venues Help in Fight Against Coronavirus

There’s no denying that coronavirus pandemic has changed how sports events will take place. Around the world, the sports-event industry has moved to transform many of its venues to support health officials in their local regions. Going forward, finding unique venues to host our events will be more important than ever. Click here to download […]

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