Big Fish and Tall Tales

While searching for some information about fishing -- ice fishing in particular -- I stumbled across several intriguing articles about a particular lake monster rumored to inhabit the water in Ohio around Lake Erie Shores and Islands.

5 Apps for Better Events

We’re always thinking about our planners and how we can help make your job a little easier. Here at SportsEvents magazine we use a variety of software and apps to help us with everything from managing projects to communicating with team members. With all the apps available now and more being developed daily, innovative tools are on the market to help with everything from ticket sales to volunteer management.

U.S. Soccer Announces Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

U.S. SOCCER ANNOUNCES RESOLUTION OF YOUTH SOCCER CONCUSSION LAWSUIT (via US Club Soccer) All parties named in the youth soccer concussion litigation – including the plaintiffs and defendants: U.S. Soccer Federation, USYS, AYSO, US Club Soccer and California Youth Soccer Association – have reached a resolution of the lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in August... Continue Reading →

S.P.O.R.T.S. 2015 Day 3 Recap

SHREVEPORT, LA -- The S.P.O.R.T.S. Relationship Conference for 2015 continued on Wednesday, October 7 in Shreveport Louisiana. S.P.O.R.T.S. is the annual exclusive and space-limited industry event designed to bring together sports event owners and rights holders with host organizations and industry suppliers that want to earn their business. Following the Power-Up breakfast session sponsored By Visit Winston-Salem,... Continue Reading →

S.P.O.R.T.S. Day 2 Wrapup

SHREVEPORT, LA --  The annual S.P.O.R.T.S. Relationship Conference continued Tuesday (October 6) in Shreveport, Louisiana. SportsEvents Media Group's Publisher Talty O'Connor opened the morning's general "Town Hall" session with a focus on identifying industry challenges, along with sustainable solutions. "Today during Town Hall we are defining issues for Sports Planners and Destinations," O'Connor addressed the... Continue Reading →

S.P.O.R.T.S. 2015 Underway In Louisiana

By SportsEvents Magazine Publisher Talty O'Conner. This year's S.P.O.R.T.S - The Relationship Conference convenes October 5-8 in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana Long-term success in the sports events industry is built around meaningful relationships. For event owners and rights holders, real relationships mean we work with destination and venue people that we know, like and trust to follow... Continue Reading →

Spotlight On Shreveport/Bossier City

Shreveport and Bossier City market themselves as “Louisiana’s Other Side” to accentuate their location near the state’s western border with Texas. More specifically, Shreveport-Bossier is in the northwest corner of Louisiana where I-20 and I-49 converge. The Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) is served by four airlines. “Our team believes Shreveport-Bossier stands out because of our... Continue Reading →

Just As In Real Estate, Location Matters For Sports Events

By Bruce Knittle Organizing a sports tournament? Perhaps the most important decision for sports event planners is location. By selecting an appropriate location, the chances for a successful outcome are considerably increased. Below are a few suggestions to help facilitate the site selection process: Geographic Feasibility -- Get Feedback Researching venues and contacting CVBs are usually... Continue Reading →

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