SportsEvents Magazine

DEC 2016

SportsEvents is edited for those who plan tournaments or other sports events.

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Page 150 of 165 December 2016 149 Sponsored Content CVBs & Sports Commissions nnapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland, offer 17 sprawling turf fields with light- ing, a 38,000-seat Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, a nationally recognized Chesapeake BMX Arena, and more than 100 multi-use fields and parks. Each year, these spectacular sports venues attract amateur, college and professional sporting events from all around the world. Centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic Region, Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay also provide unique activities outside the field of competition. Sports event management is an essen- tial service offered by Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Our team consists of strong local and state partnerships with the Maryland Office of Sports Marketing, county and city Recreation & Parks, private facilities and the Naval Academy Athletic Association. Annapolis is conveniently located between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is a 15-25 minute drive to our fields and venues that are supported by more than 11,000 hotel rooms. Our sports-friendly hotels wel- come athletes, fans and coaches through- out the year. Recently hosted events include: Elite Soccer Tournaments, USA BMX East Coast Nationals, Hogan's Lacrosse, Drum Corps Associates, the Military Bowl sponsored by Northrop Grumman and the 10K Across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run, an Olympic qualifying event. To bring your sporting event to Annap- olis and Anne Arundel County, contact Denise Bosmans at dbosmans@Visit For additional insight visit the Sports section at n A Experience the Mid-Atlantic's Unmatched Accessibility Denise Bosmans, Director of Sales (410) 280-0445, ext. 306 Annapolis & Anne Arundel County CVB "Prime facilities and fields, airport access, off-field activities and sports-friendly hotels combined with 400 miles of shore- line, colonial and maritime history, and the tradiiton of the U.S. Naval Academy create a balanced sports package for coaches, rights holders, fans and athletes."

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