SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2016

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com December 2016 55 Sponsored Content CVBs & Sports Commissions he Dalton, Ga., Sports Commis- sion believes that passion, endurance and sweet tea can make a great game. Dalton's convenient location and excellent athletic resources can make your sporting event even more spectacular. Located in the Georgia Mountains, Dalton's sporting events get the best in Southern hospitality. With more than 10 state-of-the-art softball/baseball facilities, 24 tennis courts, 10 basketball courts, soccer fields, and a new community center—not to mention a 143,000-square- foot convention center—Dalton can host any sport. Additionally, Dalton is nation- ally known for its mountain bike trails and has been a host city for the Tour de Georgia. "We are a very diverse sports city that can truly surpass the needs of event man- agers," said Brett Huske, executive direc- tor. "Many sporting events have selected Dalton based on our facilities, but they come back for our services. We are recognized as a sports commission that really strives to go above and beyond what is expected. We make sure our events are going smoothly and that all involved are having a great time." Conveniently located on I-75, just 30 minutes from the Chattanooga airport and an hour and a half from the Atlanta airport, getting out of the busy city and getting to Dalton is exceptionally easy. In fact, Dalton is only one day's driving distance from half the United States. While you're in town, the Sports Commission can provide shuttle service from the hotels to anywhere around town. During down time, players and their guests can enjoy museums, shopping, parks, trails, and our unique downtown. You'll be sure to get your fill of the South (and your fill of our famous Georgia sweet tea). From site visits to award ceremonies, we can help take care of the details that will make your event stress-free. So when choosing a location for your next sporting event, think of the Southern town that can provide top-of-the-line facilities, easy access, and great hospitality. Our city is Dalton, and we're here to serve. n T All You Need: Passion, Endurance & Sweet Tea Grant Shell Sports Sales Manager (706) 876-1572 gshell@visitdaltonga.com www.visitdaltonga.com Dalton Area CVB "What sets Dalton apart is the experience. We are a small, friendly town but with big time facilities." PLAY in Dalton! Play Time! Plan your tournament in one of 20 state-of-the-art facilities for softball, baseball, basketball, football, soccer, tennis, golf, and biking. Down Time! Because Dalton is conveniently located on I-75, you'll have plenty of time to shop in our many boutiques, dine in one of our 100+ restaurants or explore downtown Dalton and local Civil War attractions. Sleep Time! Dalton has more than 1,200 comfy hotel rooms just waiting for you after a hard day of play. www.visitDaltonGa.com 706.876.1572 Dalt on the ball! Visitors Bureau Dalt on !

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