"Talent wins games,” once said all-time basketball great Michael Jordan, whose three seasons at the University of North Carolina included making the winning jump shot as a freshman in the 1982 national championship game, “but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” Visit North Carolina, contracted by the North Carolina Department of Commerce to lead tourism development as a business unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, embraces this wisdom in its industry-specific marketing programs, sports included.
The first weekend of March 2018 was a great time to be a sports fan in Vegas. The line-up included three NASCAR races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway; USA Sevens rugby at Sam Boyd Stadium; and on consecutive nights at the T-Mobile Arena, Vegas Golden Knights hockey, followed by a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), its headquarters and Performance Institute being located in Vegas.
Sporting events score high for the economies of North Carolina’s Charlotte and neighboring Cabarrus County.
Atlanta is home to an impressive lineup of sports-centric venues that score high points with visiting groups.
Thinking out of the box becomes more fun at sports venues.
Planners throughout Missouri can easily hit a home run with groups.
Lone Star Games
When it comes to sports teams as well as state-of-the-art sports venues, there’s no doubt that Ohio is in the major leagues.
If sports team championships are an analogy for anything ... it's that dreams can come true.