The Evansville Regional Sports Commission is committed to bringing events to the community that showcase our many great assets. Many times, a bid is required to bring those events in. We specialize in creating winning bids which includes everything from securing support from elected officials, coordinating with venues, communicating with governing bodies and local organizations and much more.
When it comes to events, getting them is half of the battle. Executing them is where the communities committed to hosting sporting events stand out. The ERSC specializes in all aspects of running events including, but not limited to, the creation and execution of marketing plans, recruitment and coordination of volunteers, ticket sales and promotions, creating and running special events, coordinating local, regional and national media, and much more. Our team is dedicated to providing a championship experience that players, coaches and fans won’t soon forget.
The Evansville Regional Sports Commission is lucky to have one of the best volunteer bases in the country. Their dedication and passion for providing first-class Hoosier hospitality to players, coaches and fans is second to none and is part of what makes the Evansville Region experience so special.
PROMOTE & SELL
The Evansville Regional Sports Commission represents the area as a premiere sports events destination at industry trade shows and is in constant communication with event organizers and governing bodies promoting Evansville. It’s essential to build a strong relationship and rapport with event organizers in the hopes of securing high-profile events and The Evansville Regional Sports Commission is focused on this very important aspect of the business.
ESTIMATED ECONOMIC IMPACT: $30 MILLION
Events the ERSC has secured, managed and created have had an EEI on Southwest Indiana in the amount of $30,000,000. ERSC events bring in visitors to the community who spend money on hotels, restaurants, retail outlets and attractions to name a few.
INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE: 23 MILLION + HOUSEHOLDS
Evansville Regional Sports Commission events have been televised in more than 23 million homes in 193 countries total.
YOUTH CLINICS: 1,500+ YOUTH SERVED
The ERSC is dedicated to providing opportunities for local kids to engage and participate in the events we host. Youth clinics coordinated by the ERSC during events like the NCAA Division II Men’s Elite Eight and the PGA Web.com Tour events have allowed more than 1,500 local kids to meet and learn from the best.
REGIONAL CHARITABLE IMPACT: $931,466
The Old National Bank Golf Gives Back Program, which is part of the PGA Web.com Tour event, has generated $900,000+ for local charities in just four years. The Riverside Relay Marathon generated $31,000+ for local charities, in 2015 and 2016. Finding a way for our regional charities to benefit from the events the ERSC secures for the community is something that is extremely important.