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In the Water Business

Friday Sep 14th, 2018

Swimming pools are awesome and you can host a lot of sporting events in them. But with so much water out there — in rivers, lakes and oceans — you can do even more. Fishing. Hydroflighting. Watercross. Canoeing and kayaking. Open-water swimming. Stand-up paddleboard racing (also known as SUPcross).

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Event Retention: Four Ways to Create a Long-term Relationship

Thursday Sep 13th, 2018

It can take months, and often years, for destinations to secure a new sporting event. It can take events just as long to find a place they feel comfortable. The research, coordination and countless hours of work it takes is only the beginning of what everyone hopes is a successful...

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Team of the Week: Erie Sports Commission

Monday Jun 25th, 2018

The Erie Sports Commission is named the Erie News Now Team of the Week for June 25, 2018.

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The Insider: Erie Sports Commission

Saturday Jun 9th, 2018

Ron Sertz and Mark Jeanneret sit down with Lisa Adams of Erie News Now to talk about upcoming events, recent awards and big changes in store for the future of the Erie Sports Commission.

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Venue Boom

Monday Apr 2nd, 2018

Cities everywhere are building new sports complexes or fixing old ones. Will the trend abate anytime soon?

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Ron Sertz: An Erie Icon

Thursday Mar 1st, 2018

Legendary coach, director leaves a major imprint on his hometown

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ESC Hosts Annual Awards Dinner

Friday Feb 16th, 2018

"It's a celebration of some of the best sporting events in the region, and a chance to say thanks."

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Support Family First Sports Park project for Erie's Sake: Ron Sertz

Tuesday Jul 18th, 2017

This article, by Ron Sertz, appeared in the Erie Times-News as a guest editorial on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 and can be found here.

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Ron Sertz Shares the Secrets of Erie's Growth

Wednesday May 24th, 2017

Ron Sertz recently spoke with Connect Sports about the growth of sports tourism in Erie over the last several years, and what we think makes Erie an ideal destination for sports events. Read the full article here:

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Erie Named 2016 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

Tuesday Nov 29th, 2016

Award Designated to Erie Sports Commission, Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational.


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