Destinations - The Annual Report 2015 (3rd Edition)
Examining the role of sport as a major economic driver for cities, regions and countries
Professional sport requires venues, and the rationale behind SportsPro’s third annual Destinations report, is to shine a light on the opportunities and challenges involved in bidding for or staging a major event - and to showcase some of those that have done so recently. While the overall themes of our previous editions - bidding, hosting, venues and legacy – continue to form the basis for what follows, we’ve adopted a new format for 2015. Continent-by-continent, the report hears from organisers, rights-holders and agencies. Each section is introduced with expert comment from The Sports Consultancy, providing insight on the key issues of the day, everything from changes to the Olympic Games bidding process, public funding for events and the importance of strategy. SportsPro’s Destinations report is a valuable companion for anyone organising or hosting a major sports event - or indeed those merely thinking about doing so.