Round Rock, Texas, Goes Beyond Sports

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is the new slogan for visitors, and is part of the of its new tourism brand designed to attract many other types of visitors beyond sports. Sports is still the foundation of tourism in Round Rock. The post Round Rock, Texas, Goes Beyond Sports appeared first on Connect Association.

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How to Select the Perfect Host City for Your Next Sporting Event


The perfect host city can make a critical difference in your sporting event. A city’s venues are important, but its planning services/offerings and relationship with you, the sporting event planner, are what create the foundation for a successful […].

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Los Angeles Sports Venues Deliver Immersive Experiences

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. Offering everything from team-building exercises to meet-and-greet with legendary athletes, sports venues provide exciting, unique settings for meetings, special events and tours. Schloessman, president of Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission , to find out more about them.

Sporting Federation – A Code For Sports Governance.

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The UK has achieved great things in a whole range of different sports in recent years, from having all four finalists in Europe’s premier football competitions, the Champions League and the Europa League, to a swathe of victories at cycling’s Tour de France, as well as in sports ranging from gymnastics to rowing to taekwondo. Member Based Legislative Bodies Sporting Federation

International Shooting Sport Federation

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Lumi’s increasing reputation of supporting international sporting federations with secure and reliable voting quickly led to us being selected to support the 2018 congress of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).

Casinos Cash in on Sports Gaming Legalization

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Since the Supreme Court legalized sports betting at the national level this year, gaming properties have made millions and are positioned to capitalize on the coming football season while diversifying their appeal for large groups of visitors. It’s called the gambilization of sports.

Sporting Venues Special Feature

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The UK is fortunate enough to contain a rich selection of iconic sporting venues. The post Sporting Venues Special Feature appeared first on Event Industry News. From Wembley Stadium to Lords Cricket Ground, Twickenham to Old Trafford, the list is long and varied.

Why Climate Change is Becoming a Game Changer for Spectator Sports


For organisers of spectator sports like football, cricket and golf these changing weather patterns could soon present huge challenges. According to Tanya Steele, CEO of WWF and a member of The Climate Coalition, the sports we love could be “irrevocably changed” in the […].

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Sports Betting Forum Is Planning the Future of US Gambling

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Sports betting was a multi-million-dollar industry before it was legal nationwide in the United States. And no one is quite sure what all the ramifications will be—for sports teams and fans, or the resorts, casinos and destinations facilitating the bets.

Sporting events not to miss in 2018


My New Year’s resolution list (or revolution, as I like to call it) has “start doing sports” written all over it. Here are the main sports events you may want to take a look at (if you can find the time , of course) in 2018. …and a Happy New Year.

Limelight Sports appoints Innovation Director

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Steve Dews has been appointed Innovation Director at Limelight Sports, the agency of the Active World. Katherine Daly has been promoted to Head of Campaign Technology, managing the delivery of all digital solutions for Limelight Sports’ clients. Limelight Sports has extensive experience of delivering exceptional sports marketing campaigns for major brands such as Nike, Fitbit and J.P.Morgan.

Fall In Love With Our Sports Ticket Management Software

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But we can promise that when it comes to sports ticket management software as good as ours, there just aren’t many other fish in the sea. Our sports ticketing platform is the most cost-effective, the most customisable and the easiest to use out of everything currently on the market.

10 Ideas for Viewing Parties for Sports Events


Sports events provide a natural draw for corporate entertaining or consumer-driven events. From creative venues and games to unique decor

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16 Ways to Turn Sports Gear Into Event Decor


Last night, the National and American Leagues battled each other in the M.L.B. All-Star Game at Nationals Park in Washington

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How Meetings Benefit from Sporting Events


From football to baseball to figure skating and more, college, professional and amateur sports bring in a lot of dough and tourism to popular meeting destinations. This doesn’t mean that baseball as a sport isn’t a homerun for a city. Are you ready for some…meetings?

4 Event Production Tips for Winning Sports Celebrations


There’s a sports superstition that no one should speak of a celebration before the team has actually won. So the

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Dave Beachnau Is Detroit’s Good Sport

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Dave Beachnau is the Detroit Metro CVB’s new vice president of sales, marketing and sports. Most recently, he spent 15 years as executive director of the Detroit Sports Commission—a position he handed off to Kris Smith to facilitate the CVB’s transition.

Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau Appoints New President

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Connecticut’s official meetings, sports event sales, and marketing organization has promoted its director of sports marketing to the role of president. ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

7 Ideas for Events Sports Planning

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There is nothing like a good sporting event to promote sportsmanship and friendly competition. If you’re planning your first sporting event, there may be some questions running through your mind over what is required in terms of logistics and venue layout.

New research finds the atmosphere of UK sporting events is at risk

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A survey of over 1,000 fans of the most popular sports found that queues are fans’ biggest pain point at matches. The survey of over 1,000 UK fans of football, rugby, cricket and motorsports revealed that atmosphere is the best aspect of attending, no matter the sport.

London Sport launches initiative to make London the heart of the Sport Tech world

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Red Bull’s Tooley St offices played host to London Sport last week who, working alongside Experience Engine and Rush VR, launched London Sport’s initiative to make London the heart of the Sport Tech world. London Sport […].

How to Be Your Biggest Fan: Secrets from a Professional Sports Dancer


This high-energy Canadian is the human embodiment of how being your own best cheerleader and never giving up can lead to something as unlikely as inventing a career where you are paid to energize audiences at sporting events by spinning T-shirts above your head. Photo of Cameron Hughes.

Arnold Sports Festival Welcomes More Athletes Than Olympics

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Arnold Schwarzenegger greets fans at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus. Attendees, aged 14 and under, can try more than 20 sports, many led by Central Ohio professional sports teams, and participate in a talent competition and teen fitness pageant. “A

Planning a Sporting Event: A Step-By-Step Guide


Organizing any event can be tricky and time-consuming, but scale that up to a sporting event and you’ll really come to appreciate the power and importance of planning. With this in mind, in today’s post by the experts from Start Fitness , you’ll be treated to a step-by-step guide to planning a sporting event. Wherever you’re hosting an event, the weather is likely to be a key consideration - particularly because most sporting events are held outside.

U.S. Open Honey Deuce & 4 Other Signature Sports Cocktails


Several of the world’s annual major sporting events are known for more than just heroic feats of athleticism, but also for their signature sports cocktails. Open Honey Deuce & 4 Other Signature Sports Cocktails appeared first on Smart Meetings. 21 and over? Next time you head to the stadium or racetrack, make sure to bring your ID.

See Inside the Casting Process for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit's Inclusive Runway Show


Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cast a diverse group of rookie models for its runway show as part of the Paraiso Fashion

Los Angeles is the New Sports Capital of the World

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But with 10 major league professional sports teams, two new stadiums, and an all-star lineup of major events coming to the city, L.A. The post Los Angeles is the New Sports Capital of the World appeared first on Smart Meetings. Over Los Angeles Sunday, April 29, 2018.

Play Ball: 7 Ideas for Sports Event Planning

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There is nothing like a good sporting event to promote sportsmanship and friendly competition. When it comes to sports event planning, there may be some questions running through your mind over what is required in terms of logistics and venue layout. Hold different styles of the sport.

Sports anyone? 5 ways to build excitement at corporate events

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Sporting events are a huge draw. Yet, corporate event and conference planners rarely incorporate sports into their events. Sporting events may be off the radar for some of them. The important thing to remember is that the appeal of sports is wider than one might think.

Sports Anaheim Recruitment Strategies Paying Off


Visit Anaheim is strengthening its status as one of the top meeting destinations in the United States with a new partnership with three prominent sports organizations. USA Volleyball extended its contract with the City of Anaheim through 2020; Sports Anaheim has taken over the contract.

From Sports to Performing Arts, Vendini’s Karla Ortiz Shares Her Story


She isn’t afraid to go after what she wants, and just as her teammates benefited from her dedication to the sport, her clients value her intense dedication to their needs. She enjoyed the energy and competitive edge that working with a sports venue provided.

WMP Sports delivers UK’s newest closed road cycling event

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Ten thousand riders took on Pedal for Scotland this year which, for the first time in its 18-year history, was on fully closed roads and organised by events and creative agency WMP Sports. The post WMP Sports delivers UK’s newest closed road cycling event appeared first on Event Industry News.

Cricket World Cup promises a matchday experience like no other with an interactive sports presentation programme for all fans

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Expected to be the third most-watched sporting event in history, the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup (CWC19) will be staged in England & Wales 30 th May -14 th July, comprising 48 one-day internationals in 11 stadia between 10 competing nations. .

Don Staley Takes Charge at Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports

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Don Staley, new CEO and president at Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports , thought he’d be a soccer coach forever. Now back with the Tuscaloosa CVB, Staley will concentrate on more than sports in the home of the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Women’s Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards debuts at Troxy

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The event brought together elite athletes, journalists, grassroots sports clubs, individual competitors and national governing bodies under one art deco roof. The post Women’s Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards debuts at Troxy appeared first on Event Industry News.

Protec provides HQ Creative with the biggest show yet for NAS Sports Tournament Opening Ceremony

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The main multi-purpose indoor arena at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex was the venue once again for the Opening Ceremony of the annual NAS Sports Tournament.

Why a Rum Brand Invited Sports Fans to Participate in Physical Challenges


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Eurosport and StubHub join forces to give fans access to the world’s greatest sporting events

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StubHub, an eBay company and the world’s largest ticket marketplace, has teamed up with Eurosport – the number one destination for sports fans in Europe – to become the company’s online ticketing partner.

Fighting ticket fraud: Wembley Stadium / Twickenham Stadium / The FA / RFU become first sports organisations to join national body

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The Football Association (FA) and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) together with Wembley Stadium connected by EE and Twickenham Stadium have become the first sports organisations to join the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers (STAR) – the self-regulatory body for the ticket industry. .

Virgin Takes Cues from Coachella, SXSW, and TED to Create New Sports Festivals


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