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Shades On, Stories Shared: Inside Maryland Sports’ Journey and Collaborative Spirit!

Embark on a riveting journey through the sports tourism landscape as Graham Whaples of Maryland Sports Commission and  Matt Trinnear, Our VP of Strategic Partnerships, delve into Maryland Sports’ remarkable achievements and ambitious plans for the future. From humorous anecdotes to strategic partnerships, this dialogue offers insights into sports tourism.


  • Graham’s baptism by fire: Discover how he navigated his first day at Maryland Sports, from slinging fence to leading significant events.
  • Maryland’s vision for 2024: Explore the exciting lineup of events and innovative strategies driving Maryland Sports’ success in the industry.
  • The power of collaboration: Learn how EventConnect supports Maryland Sports in delivering exceptional experiences for event participants and attendees.

In addition to their captivating discussion, Graham and Matt shed light on the importance of adaptability in the ever-evolving sports tourism landscape. As they reminisce about past challenges and triumphs, they emphasize the need for flexibility and forward-thinking to stay ahead.

Don’t miss this enlightening conversation! Watch the full video to gain valuable insights into the future of sports tourism.


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