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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Global sports business agency reintroduces as SPORTFIVE

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Today, the global sports marketing agency previously known as Lagardère Sports and Entertainment has changed its brand identity to SPORTFIVE, following the sale completion of the business from Lagardère Group to H.I.G. Sports, VIP Sportstravel.

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Coronavirus: No need to cancel UK sporting events says DCMS

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The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has reassured the public and organisers that there is “no rationale” to cancelling British sporting events because of COVID-19.

Recruiting Volunteers For A Sporting Event


No matter the sporting event, from a city marathon to a regional youth sports tournament, they all rely heavily on a dedicated team of volunteers. Volunteers make up a huge portion of the manpower at sports clubs, events, tournaments, and day-to-day operations.

How Sports Clubs Can Make The Most of Their Facilities


The post How Sports Clubs Can Make The Most of Their Facilities appeared first on Eventbrite UK. Event Trends Event Type Job Role Membership/Association November Small Business Sports social sports events sports clubs sports events

A.C.T. National wins another 3-year deal with Limelight Sports

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National Ltd is delighted to have yet again secured a further three-year agreement to work hand in hand with Limelight Sports across its range of prestigious sporting events. A.C.T.

Tips for Planning a Sports Tournament


There are many moving parts that go into planning a sports tournament, from the perfect venue to ensuring you have correct number of water stations. The first step to ensuring your sports tournament is successful is to have clear goals for the event.

7 Signs of a Successful Sports Tournament


As you know, sports tournaments take a lot of planning and well-focused execution to be a success. who has worked in youth and semi-professional sports, particularly soccer, for more than 30 years. So let's take a look at seven signs of a successful sports tournament.

Designing Event Experiences Using the Sports Playbook


What if I told you to treat your guests like sports fans? What if you used some of the same elements sports teams use when designing event experiences? Sports franchises have tried and tested a slew of ideas to keep fans engaged before, during and after the game. .

Passion to Project: Love Trail Running Create Social Sporting Events


The post Passion to Project: Love Trail Running Create Social Sporting Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK. All Endurance Entrepreneurship Event Planning Event Planning & Promotion Event Planning and Management September Sport / Race Sports passion to project sporting events

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.

Four Ways to Promote Your Sporting Event Using Facebook


So you are going to hold a sporting event? Your event page not only provides a central space for volunteers to registration for your sporting event, but it also has ways for anyone interested to post in the discussion section or message you directly.

Game Changers: Sporting Incentive Trips


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.

The Benefits of Participating and Running Sports Events


In this fitness-obsessed age that we live in, where our steps are counted as much as our calories, and “athleisure” is as much a staple of the catwalk and the high street as the treadmill, grassroots sports participation is enjoying a renaissance. The post The Benefits of Participating and Running Sports Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK. All Event Planning and Management Event Trends November Sport / Race Sports grassroots sport social sports events

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.

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).

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.

The Ultimate Volunteer Management Guide For College Sporting Events


University sporting events require a tremendous amount of planning. Sports competitions in higher education depend largely on volunteer support from within the university, the surrounding community, and the families of athletes.

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

Virus Outbreak Hits Expanding List of Sports Events


Meetings & Events Travel Services china coronavirus sporting eventsSkift Take: The Wuhan coronavirus is already wrecking havoc on the preparation of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

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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.

3 Ways Build a Strong Volunteer Management Program for Your Sports Tournament


Anyone who plans a sports tournament knows that the strengths and weaknesses of its volunteer staff can make or break the event. So read on to find out how to build a strong volunteer management program for your sports tournament! Volunteer Management Sporting Event Management

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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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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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.

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.

10 Tips For Planning a Successful Volunteer Program For Your Sports Tournament


Learn more with - Tips for Planning a Sports Tournament. Volunteer Management Sporting Event ManagementVolunteers are no longer a extra convenience in running successful tournament events. Nowadays, they're essential.

Top 4 Sports Tournament Event Planning Fails (and how to fix them)


Organizing a sporting event or tournament can be a great way to bring people together to enjoy some competition, but the logistics can become overwhelming pretty quickly. Make sure you're planning for success by avoiding these 4 common pitfalls when organizing your next sports tournament.

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.

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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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 Events 365 becomes the world’s first hybrid website for sporting and music event tickets

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Sports Events 365 has completed the development of a new supplier’s interface which allows major ticket brokers who work with the company to access the site directly on a continuous basis. The user-friendly tool gives Sports Events 365 total control over the entire process.

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?

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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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

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.

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.

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.

Boom Ents & Boom Sport to rebrand as Boom Live

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Dawn Farrow, CEO and founder of Boom Ents and Boom Sport, has revealed immediate plans for a bold rebrand of the business, bringing all elements under the new banner of Boom Live, in a decision Farrow says will deliver a renewed sense of vision, clarity and cohesion to her business.

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 […].