GULF SHORES, Ala.—SportsEvents Media Group, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States, has announced the Foley Sports Tourism Complex as one of its 2017 Readers’ Choice Award winners.
Winners will be highlighted in the January 2017 issue of SportsEvents.
Sports event professionals were asked to nominate destinations and sports venues that they believe display exemplary creativity and professionalism toward the groups they host. Nominations were received from readers throughout the year, and the top picks were selected based on results from an online voting system.
“SportsEvents readers came out in force to nominate and then to vote for their favorite sports events destinations and the host organizations that represent them. Our team is proud to honor the nominees that received the most votes with a 2017 Readers’ Choice Award,” said John Rezell, SportsEvents executive editor.
“It is clear, based on our readers’ experiences, that these award winners are willing to go above and beyond typical service levels to help sports event planners produce outstanding events that participants, their families and spectators will want to experience again and again. It is our privilege to announce their selection by sports event planners as among the best in the United States.”
About SportsEvents Media Group
SportsEvents Media Group, publisher of SportsEvents magazine, is the industry leader in providing products and services designed to connect sports events organizers with sports commissions, CVBs, hotels, insurance companies and other sports events industry suppliers.
About Foley Sports Tourism Complex
Foley Sports Tourism Complex is a MEGA Sports & Entertainment facility designed with the athlete and their fans in mind. The outdoor complex features 16 state-of-the-art, multi-purpose fields; one of which is a championship field equipped with TV-ready lighting, press box, and stadium seating for up to 1,000. These natural grass fields are ideal for soccer, lacrosse, football, and other competitive sports. In addition, mild temperatures and a convenient location make the facility ideal for year-round play.
Opening in the Spring of 2017, the Foley Events Center will be a 90,000+ sq. ft., multi-use indoor facility located adjacent to the sports fields. The indoor facility will offer ample space for basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, dance and gymnastics competitions. Being a multi-use facility, the Foley Events Center will also be able to accommodate concerts, banquets, conventions and trade shows.