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William Knox Joins as Partner of The Collective Best

The Collective Best consultant group has announced that industry veteran William Knox will join as a partner and facilities business unit leader. The group, which consults on brand, experiences, sports and tourism, has clients that include sports commissions, destination marketing organizations, venues and state associations. The agency, founded last year, includes several sports-event industry veterans. […]

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Team Indiana to Oversee Statewide Sports Marketing Effort

Indiana Sports Corp has assumed leadership of Sports Indiana, the nonprofit state association for sports tourism representatives throughout the state, and renamed the effort Team Indiana. Indiana Sports Corp will take over operational and financial management of Team Indiana, which will represent more than 20 destinations in the state as well as rights holders who […]

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Signs at various locations remind golfers of social distancing rules during the first round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Sports in a Post-COVID World: Industry Leaders React

With so much unknown about the short-, mid- and long-term future of the sports-event industry, destinations, rights holders and industry suppliers have tried to prepare as best they can for what may lie ahead. SportsTravel asked leaders across the industry to give their thoughts about the remarkable past few months, what they are doing now […]

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Parents of Youth Athletes Will Expect More From Venues

A survey of more than 10,000 people involved in youth sports nationwide reveals that parents are ready to see their children travel again for sports and they will expect venues to have concrete plans in place for the health of their guests on site. The scientific survey was conducted by Grand Park Research Hub, which […]

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EventConnect Launches Advisory Board

EventConnect, a cloud-based event and tournament management system for the sports tourism industry, has announced the creation of an advisory board for its Sportology Conference. The London, Ontario-based company partnered with Huddle Up Group to assemble the board’s members. EventConnect launched in 2013 and has developed digital tools to streamline the coordination, management, tracking and […]

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