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.

Game Changers: Sporting Incentive Trips

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Anyone who has attended a Super Bowl party or a pregame tailgate gathering knows that sporting events have a way of bringing people together. These spectacles of sport don’t appeal only to super-fans. The post Game Changers: Sporting Incentive Trips appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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.

16 Ways to Turn Sports Gear Into Event Decor

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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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4 Event Production Tips for Winning Sports Celebrations

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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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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.

Sporting events not to miss in 2018

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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.

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

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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.

Why Climate Change is Becoming a Game Changer for Spectator Sports

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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 […].

How Meetings Benefit from Sporting Events

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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?

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.

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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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July 6, 2018: How This Sports Culture Website Is Upping Its Live Event Game, Why Toyota Is Investing More in Music Festivals, Alabama Restaurant Accused of Discrimination After Turning Away Black Fraternity Event

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HOW THIS SPORTS CULTURE WEBSITE IS UPPING ITS LIVE EVENT GAME: Sports news and culture website Bleacher Report is

Sports Anaheim Recruitment Strategies Paying Off

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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Showsec’s new ventures with Music Plus Sport

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Image: Jess Glynne, Sandown Park courtesy of Music Plus Sport The increasing popularity of large-scale concerts bringing music and sport together has presented an exciting new opportunity for Showsec. The crowd management and event security specialists will be working with Music Plus Sport, an innovative music promoter, on five major events this summer featuring performances […].

ABM and Events Are a Team Sport

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” For more tips and tactics on how to transition your team or role into an ABM strategy, join us in San Francisco on February 15th for the Workshop: ABM is a Team Sport. The post ABM and Events Are a Team Sport appeared first on Certain, Inc.

ABM and Events Are a Team Sport

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” For more tips and tactics on how to transition your team or role into an ABM strategy, join us in San Francisco on February 15th for the Workshop: ABM is a Team Sport. The post ABM and Events Are a Team Sport appeared first on Certain, Inc.

The Clean-Sport Movement: Inside the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Annual Symposium

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Headquartered in Montreal, the independent organization is tasked — according to its website — with “bringing consistency to anti-doping policies and regulations within sport organizations and governments across the world.”.

2017 NFL Draft Boosts Philly’s CVB

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We are thrilled that not only did it generate substantial economic activity for Philadelphia, but we were also successful in showing the world that this city is a premier destination for sports , big events and tourism in general.”. Are you ready for some football ?

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The Mysterious Barkley Marathons and Other Bizarre Events

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Trends & Event Ideas sporting events running ultra runners ultra marathons Barkley marathons Tennessee running runners ultra marathon sport eventsGrowing in popularity, with mysterious planning and organisation, the Barkley ultramarathon race defies event planning logic.

Kinsale Sevens Festival – A Case Study in Wet Weather Resilience

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April 6, 2018: How the Restaurant Industry Is Dealing With an Employee Shortage, Why Networks Still Want Awards Shows Despite Ratings Decline, Fox Sports and Genetic-Research Look to Help U.S. Soccer Fans Root for World Cup Teams

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HOW THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY IS DEALING WITH AN EMPLOYEE SHORTAGE: With the restaurant industry facing a worker shortage, restaurants

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Plan a Home Run Meeting at Spring Training Sites

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Destinations arizona baseball clearwater field fields Florida new york yankees philadelphia phillies place places scottsdale sports sports cities sports destination spring stadium stadiums tampa toronto blue jays training unique venuesCredit: VisitStPeteClearwater.com.

5 Ideas & Tactics for Using Data to Increase Fan Engagement

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Event Technology Featured October sports events data fan engagement sporting events sportsFan engagement is key to creating loyal, valuable supporters. Follow these 5 expert tips to unlock their full value with a smart approach to data. The post 5 Ideas & Tactics for Using Data to Increase Fan Engagement appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Surprising Items You Can Still Check on Planes

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Sporting goods: Baseball bats, fishing poles, golf clubs and spear guns are among the sports equipment that can be checked, but can’t be carried aboard. Editor’s Note.

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June 12, 2017: L.G.B.T. Equality Marches Offer a Mix of Anger and Pride, Tony Awards Opt for Comedy Over Politics, New Sports at 2020 Olympics to Attract Younger Audience and Add More Female Athletes

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L.G.B.T. EQUALITY MARCHES OFFER A MIX OF ANGER AND PRIDE: Pride celebrations in Washington and Los Angeles on Sunday

Tipsheet: How to Grow Your Match Day Attendance

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Calling all spectator sports event organisers! Checklist Event Management Event Marketing Event Planning Event Promotion Event Technology February IT / Technology Leadership / Management Marketing Operations / Logistics Owner Sales Sport / Race Sports Ticket Sales increase attendance spectator sports sports events super bowlWith Super Bowl fever sweeping the globe this week, it's time to dream big - how can you increase attendance?

May 31, 2017: How Organizers Will Pull Off Manchester Benefit Concert in Less Than a Week, More Hotels Are Promoting Local Experiences Thanks to Airbnb, Samsung Adds Live Sporting Events and Concerts to New VR Programming

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HOW ORGANIZERS WILL PULL OFF MANCHESTER BENEFIT CONCERT IN LESS THAN A WEEK: Less than two weeks after a

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The 9 Most Expensive Event Tickets In The World (And What You Get For Them)

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Trends & Event Ideas conferences event tickets global events events sporting events real world ticket prices industry expertsIf you are looking to spend big, these are the tickets to do it.

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