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Amateur - Best Multi-Sport or Multi-Discipline Event
Announced by Sports Travel Magazine

RECOGNIZE THE STARS OF THE
SPORTS-EVENT INDUSTRY 

Readers are encouraged to use the following criteria in voting for an event, series or circuit:

  1. The organization of event, series or circuit was superior.
  2. The event, series or circuit provided a superior experience for the competitors and/or the spectators.
  3. The site(s) or venue(s) of the event, series or circuit enhanced the event, series or circuit.

 

 

 

 

2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism
Announced by Sports Destination Management 

Birmingham, AL - Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, today announced the 2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. This year’s winners are responsible for contributing more than $400 million to the national economy over the past year.

“This year’s nominations were incredible,” said Publisher Fonda Johnson. “We were amazed not just by the sheer volume of events, but by the scope. We saw an amazing array of entries — from team to individual, from youth to seniors, and across all disciplines and all levels of play. 

The most outstanding of those received were recognized and presented with event details in a special feature published in the November/December 2017 issue of Sports Destination Management. The entire article with full details on the winners listed below can also be found online along with a special feature on economic impact.

 

 

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