Copenhagen to host Smart Cities & Sport Summit

Travel Daily News

Usually, Smart Cities and Sport Summit is only hosted in an Olympic host city or the Olympic headquarter. The World Union of Olympic Cities has however, made an exception based on Copenhagen having hosted the 2009 IOC congress

Los Angeles Sports Venues Deliver Immersive Experiences

Smart Meetings

. 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. Arguably the leading sports city in the United States, Los Angeles provides planners with an unparalleled variety of venue options. Schloessman, president of Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission , to find out more about them.

Sports events throw a surprise lifeline to Estonia's hotel industry

Travel Daily News

An unusually high number of international sports championships taking place in Estonia this year has helped fill the gap left by the Covid-19 tourism slump, giving hoteliers much-needed respite

Designing Event Experiences Using the Sports Playbook

Maritz Global Events

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? While one group lathers itself in body paint and the other thirsts for personal and professional knowledge, event guests and sports fans have several things in common. Sports franchises have tried and tested a slew of ideas to keep fans engaged before, during and after the game. .

Casinos Cash in on Sports Gaming Legalization

Smart Meetings

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. The May decision to overturn 1992’s Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act could put a dent in the $150 billion off-the-book betting industry while opening the door for fans at all levels to be more involved in their favorite sports.

Sports Betting Forum Is Planning the Future of US Gambling

Smart Meetings

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. Sports Betting Forum, taking place Oct. Part of the 19 th -annual Teams Conference (TC) , a sports industry conference and expo, the forum is a collaboration between TC and Sports Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA).

7 Ideas for Events Sports Planning

Social Tables

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. Regardless of the type of sport, games should be long enough for participants to at least break a sweat. It’s a sporting event we’re talking about here, so there’s the real possibility of someone getting hurt.

How 5 Cities Promote Their Destinations to Sports Fans


Whether it’s baseball, hockey, soccer, or football, DMOs with an active sports scene know that local teams can inspire a cult-like following. Sports have a special ability to really draw people into the experience – and it’s not just the locals who come out to the games.

Destinations International and Temple University Want to Give You a Scholarship

Smart Meetings

Destinations International (DI) and Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) have partnered to help DI members further their educations and careers.

Los Angeles is the New Sports Capital of the World

Smart Meetings

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 Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission has been working diligently to build up Los Angeles’ reputation as a sports mecca; they’ve recently won bids for the MLB All-Star Game in 2020, the Super Bowl LVI in 2022, and the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in 2023. Over Los Angeles Sunday, April 29, 2018.

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

New Golf-Adjacent Venues Emerge

Smart Meetings

That was the largest audience for a PGA final round in three years, with some 13 million tuning in earlier in the broadcast, according to CBS Sports. When Phil “Lefty” Mickelson drained that last putt and won the 103rd PGA Championship at age 50 last week, 6.5 million people were watching.

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Olympic Venues: Abandonment, Decay and Renewed Life

Smart Meetings

After the games are over, Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium will continue to be used for sporting and cultural events. The pandemic-postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic games are just a few days away and perhaps you’re thinking, “How will these venues be used post-event?”.

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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

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

U.S. Travel Association Cites Minimal Covid Risk for Your In-person Meetings

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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

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


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

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


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


Team Building: Make It Unconventional

Smart Meetings

Just south of the property is Belleayre Mountain, where winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing are offered; and there’s just as much to do for summer lovers, including hiking, mountain biking and swimming. What’s the trick to creating a memorable team-building experience? It has everything to do with deviating from the norm. Team-building exercises are often memorable because they allow attendees see each other in a different context.

What Mobile Apps for Conferences and Events Should I Choose?

Endless Events

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Giants’ Baseball Park Has New Name, Same Terrific Group Offerings

Smart Meetings

Oracle Park, formerly AT&T Park, is situated in the city’s South Beach neighborhood and has been widely praised as one of the most gorgeous sports venues in the United States. sports venues in Dan Johnson’s story, “Win the Local Game with an Action-Packed Backdrop: Sports Venues are Offering More Authentic Experiences for Attendees” in the January issue of Smart Meetings, coming soon to online. .

The Evolution of Team Building: Trust Falls to Cook-Offs

Smart Meetings

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Corporate Travel Management appointed as Supporter Travel Provider of Arsenal

Travel Daily News

As part of the agreement, CTM’s specialist sport travel services will be providing Arsenal supporters with official travel to away domestic fixtures across the UK

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


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

Tracey (Detweiler) wrote a new post, Meet Me in Madrid!


Known for business tourism, featuring incredible venues, art, food, sports a Madrid is the leading destination for award winning meetings and service to all who visit this incredible city, the Capital of Spain.

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


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

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



How the New York Yankees Built a Winner Off the Field, Too


The Big Apple offers countless meeting places, but there is only one Yankee Stadium, home of the most famous sports

How to Enhance Authentic Storytelling with Tourism Ambassadors

The Abbi Agency

Just like those cheering in the stands at your local sporting events, we find these ambassadors in our everyday lives. As humans, we have an abundance of choices to make on a daily basis. From the type of milk we pour in our coffee to where to plan our next vacation.

Big ‘Small City’ of Sioux Falls Offers Up Food and Fun You Might Not Expect

Convene by PCMA

Big Sports : For the truly big attractions in Sioux Falls, there’s no beating the year-round sports and recreation scenes. lear your mind for great ideas by experiencing “yoga on the water” at Lake Lorraine.

Team Spotlight: Will

Advanced Travel and Tourism

Outside of work, Will is an avid sports fan- he loves going to Tennessee Titans games. Next up for our team spotlight is Account Executive Will Crockett!

Pattern Play: 10 Eye-Catching Rental Items for Events


Create a bold statement with furniture rentals, tabletop items, and decor accessories sporting colorful designs and prints that can liven

The Countdown for Melbourne’s Most Marvellous Venue Begins


Located in the heart of the city’s bustling sporting and entertainment precinct, also … The post The Countdown for Melbourne’s Most Marvellous Venue Begins appeared first on AIME.

Nine Ideas for Your Virtual Event Swag Store


From flashlight pens to colorful t-shirts, tumblers sporting your conference logo to portable chargers with cute sayings, the “stuff” participants bring home from trade shows, conferences and events are key audience engagement tools that can be almost as memorable as the conference itself.

12 New Rooftop Venues for Outdoor Entertaining


From garden-inspired roofs to sports bars and spaces adjacent The late spring and summer are ideal times for rooftop events.

DC’s ‘Connected Campus’ Extends Spaces for New Event Experiences

Convene by PCMA

Capital One Arena (9 mins to WEWCC) — a thriving sports complex, home to the Washington Capitals NHL and Washington Wizards NBA teams. DC’s Connected Campus initiative helps planners create non-traditional spaces to create events that expand their footprint outside the walls of the Walter E.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Live-Stream Footage


Now that live video feeds are accessible through numerous social media platforms, and a variety of specialty services, gone are the days where live streaming was limited to video games, musical performances, and sports events. Having live streams during your events asserts you are on the forefront of technology, gives you an opportunity to share […]. Tech Audio Visual Event Marketing Livestreaming Technology Tips

Virtual and hybrid event trends for 2021 and beyond: Events Reimagined by Hubilo

The MICE Blog

I do think NFT will probably first penetrate our society in ticketing, with the vast majority of concert and sporting event tickets becoming NFT somewhere in the next half decade.’.

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Now Is The Time To Visit Cleveland

Convene by PCMA

It’s in walking distance to nearly 5,000 hotel rooms, sports venues, entertainment districts and more. Cleveland is an exciting lakefront city that shouldn’t be overlooked. This spring it shined in the national spotlight as host of the NFL Draft.

People on the Move

Convene by PCMA

Kooris, Solomon, and Soucy will help the CTCSB as it enhances its sales outreach to meeting professionals and sports promoters across the United States. Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Kyle Stevens.

New York, Nevada, Florida: Where Have Events Been Happening


The US Open 2020 was the first sporting event in New York since the pandemic, and it served as a catalyst for more events to come, as well as an example of how large events can take place safely and successfully. It’s no secret that 2020 was a difficult year for the event industry.