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Date: 08/29/2019

Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) and Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA) Launch State-Wide Initiative to Measure the Impacts of Florida Park & Recreation Assets

The 'Game-Changing' FRPA Recreation and Parks Impact Calculator Revealed at Annual Conference

Date: 08/27/2019

Inked: A Proven Approach to Event Booking

Event booking is a key element – no, the key element in sports tourism.

Date: 08/15/2019

New and Improved: Premier Amateur Sports Listing Engine, ACA Hoops Unveils New Website and Partnership with Sports Facilities Management (SFM)

ACA Hoops gets a new look online and partners with industry leader partner, Sports Facilities Management.

Date: 08/14/2019

Ohio County Hires Management Team For Sports Complex

Sports Facilities Management LLC, of Clearwater, Florida will be responsible for operations and management of the facility, County Administrator Greg Stewart told OCDA members at their meeting Monday. The company also will be responsible for organizing and scheduling travel tournaments at the complex.

Date: 08/12/2019

Pepsi is the Official Drink of the Panama City Beach Sports Complex

Buffalo Rock will be the exclusive supplier of non-alcoholic beverages at the Panama City Beach Sports Complex.

Date: 08/06/2019

Local Impact; National Issues: How Eugene Civic Alliance and KIDSPORTS Are Addressing Access to Youth Sports in Partnership With Sports Facilities Management (SFM)

Civic Park, opening in Eugene, OR in 2020, partners with community recreation and sports tourism powerhouse, Sports Facilities Management.

Date: 08/05/2019

Youth Sports Boom Continues; SFA Says Millions in Facilities Yet to Be Developed

As a $17 billion industry, sports tourism is projected to hit $29 billion

Date: 07/23/2019

Social Entrepreneur and Voice of Youth Sports Industry Dev Pathik Promotes Public Private Partnerships as Critical to Increasing Sports Participation Rates

On Friday, July 19, Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA) founder and CEO, Dev Pathik, appeared on CNBC's 'The Exchange' to discuss the continued 'boom' in youth sports tourism.

Date: 07/20/2019

Youth travel sports is estimated to be a $17 billion business, expert says

The youth travel sports industry is worth $17 billion. Dev Pathik, founder and CEO of Sports Facilities Advisory, breaks down how the facilities, hotel and tourism industries benefit from the growth of travel sports.

Date: 07/19/2019

Hoover Met Complex Hosts Adidas Gauntlet Summer Championship Basketball Tournament

Hundreds of teams and coaches played and stayed in Hoover, AL over the four-day tournament.

Date: 07/15/2019

Hoover’s Met Complex doubles predicted economic impact

Hoover's Met Complex was projected to bring in about fourteen-million dollars in economic impact for the first eight months of this year - it more than doubled that, at thirty-one million.

Date: 07/08/2019

Panama City Beach Sports Complex Opens Today

Panama City Beach’s new Sports Complex, managed by Sports Facilities Management (SFM), opens today, July 8.

Date: 07/02/2019

KultureCity Partners with Hoover Met Complex for Gala Event Raising Nearly $500,000 for Autism

The Hoover Met Complex, managed by The Sports Facilities Management (SFM), hosted ‘Kulture Ball’, an annual fundraiser to help raise awareness and funds for children on the autism spectrum.

Date: 06/24/2019

Lemak Health Invests to Change Outcomes for Kids through the SFM Access Program at Hoover Met Complex

Lemak Health, the central Alabama based group of sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons, has made a powerful investment in Hoover’s youth through their sponsorship with The Hoover Met Complex. The tournament and local recreation facility, operated by The Sports Facilities Management (SFM), will utilize a portion of Lemak Health’s sponsorship dollars to create over 3000 hours of free and reduced play for underprivileged local children through the SFM Access program.

Date: 06/07/2019

The Hoover Met Complex Hosts Record-Breaking Crowd at 2019 SEC Baseball Tournament

The Hoover Met Complex, managed by The Sports Facilities Management (SFM), recently hosted the largest crowd to date at the 2019 SEC Baseball Tournament. More than 160,000 people attended the tournament in Hoover, AL which produced an estimated $15 million in economic impact.

Date: 06/04/2019


In response to industry growth, the leading outsourced management group, the Sports Facilities Management (SFM), has announced the launch of the SFM Network, the largest and fastest growing network of sports tourism facilities in the United States.

Date: 05/16/2019

Coast to Coast: Sports Facilities Management (SFM) Invited to Share Knowledge and Experience with Industry Leaders

SFM CEO and Founder Jason Clement will be speaking at the CSEF on May 16th, 2019. This follows the company's recent launch of the SFM Network at the National Association of Sports Commissions annual conference by Clement, featured speaking engagement at the Association of Chief Executives for Sport (ACES) by SFM Co-Founder Dev Pathik, and a best practices session at the US Indoor Sports Association Conference in Milwaukee, WI by SFA & SFM partner, Eric Sullivan.

Date: 05/10/2019

Sports Facilities Management and Panama City Beach General Manager Appointed to National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) Board of Directors

The National Association of Sports Commissions recently announced the appointment of J.D. Wood, General Manager of the Sports Facilities Management (SFM) managed facility, Panama City Beach Sports Complex.

Date: 05/09/2019

Sports Facilities Management (SFM) Industry Experts Featured at National Conference

SFM Leaders presented at a well-attended session at the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) Symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee

Date: 05/09/2019

Partner of Industry-Leading Firm, Sports Facilities Management (SFM) Appointed to US Indoor Sports Association Advisory Board

Sports Facilities Management Partner and US Indoor Advisory Board Member, Eric Sullivan to present at the 19th Annual Conference

Date: 04/21/2019

Perfect Game to Anchor New Texas $800-Million Baseball Development

The project is a partnership between Perfect Game, developer Wolverine Interests, LLC, Sports Facility Advisory and Sports Facilities Management (SFA|SFM) and the City of Hutto, with $800 million planned in private investment. The first phases of the project are expected to open Memorial Day 2021.

Date: 04/11/2019

Youth Sports Powerhouse, Sports Facilities Management (SFM) Promotes Myrtle Beach Sports Center General Manager

Jessica Vanco promoted to National Account Executive for Sports Facilities Management

Date: 04/05/2019

Sports Facilities Management (SFM) Promotes Award-Winning General Manager to National Leadership Team

General Manager of Rocky Top Sports World, Lori Moore, Promoted to Account Executive of the Industry Leading Professional Facility Management Firm

Date: 03/27/2019

Naming Rights Partnership Announced for Fox Cities Tournament Facility

State-of-the-art Indoor Sports Facility managed by industry-leader Sports Facilities Management (SFM) reveals new name and brand

Date: 03/01/2019

Hoover Met Complex in Hoover, Alabama Closes First Fiscal Year With Impressive Results

In the 2018 fiscal year, The Hoover Met Complex out-performed both projected economic impact numbers and budget allocations. The state-of-the-art facility, managed by Sports Facilities Management, created $14.86 million in total economic impact from out of town visitor spending and local events.

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