What's Happening at SPI


SPI News Release (November 1, 2017)

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SPI Newsletter (December 2016)

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SPI Newsletter (December 2015)

(12/30/15) - By all accounts, 2015 was the biggest year ever for hardware for SPI, with major awards both for bid development and event production. 

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Media Advisory: Hill Carrow Serves on Panel at USOC SportsLink 

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SPI Newsletter (May 2014) 
(5/29/14) - It has been a busy spring for the SPI Team with a variety of projects ranging from events to facility studies, from close to home to several states away, but always with a goal by SPI management to deliver strong value and positive results for every client.

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SPI Newsletter (December 2013) 
(12/19/13) - Happy Holidays to our clients, newsletter readers, and fellow sports industry executives! Read on for stories on SPI & the Africa Youth Games, Facility Consulting projects, PIER 39 updates, and Big Events on the horizon. 

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SPI Newsletter (June 2013) 

(6/19/13) - SPI has relaunched its website with a fresh look, upgraded content, and more user-friendly navigation. Thanks to the design expertise of the BEM Group in Greensboro, Official Digital Media sponsor of the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, our website now has the contemporary look and easy flow that visitors have come to expect from today's websites. 

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USA Gymnastics Awards ’14 AT&T American Cup to Greensboro

(5/21/13) - USA Gymnastics, the U.S. national governing body for gymnastics, announced today that the 2014 AT&T American Cup has been awarded to Greensboro, N.C., the first time the event has been held in North Carolina. Scheduled for Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, the AT&T American Cup is the premier international gymnastics event held in the United States.

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SPI Selected as Host Organization for 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
(12/4/12) - CARY, NC: Sports & Properties, Inc. (SPI) of Cary has once again been selected as the host organization for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The Championships will return to the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, North Carolina, January 18 - 25, 2015.

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North Carolina Selected As Host of 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
(11/28/12) - U.S. Figure Skating announced today that the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships will be held Jan. 18 - 25, 2015, at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, NC. The U.S. Figure Skating Championships is the organization’s largest event and was also held in Greensboro in 2011.

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Up Close: Hill Carrow
(6/22/12) - Since heading the charge to attract the U.S. Olympic Festival to North Carolina in 1987 and then put on the event, Hill Carrow has been a leader in building the industry that surrounds amateur sporting events.

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Local Business Step Out in Support of DPAC
(10/14/11) - Durham, NC - Three local companies and two significant foundations are the latest to give to the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) Campaign. Merck & Company, Burt’s Bees, and IBM are joined by the F.M. Kirby Foundation and the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation in providing over $80,000 in contributions and support for Durham’s number one destination attraction.

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SPI Nominated for International Sports Event Management Award for 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
(10/7/11) - Sports & Properties, Inc., the local producer of the 2011 AT&T U.S. Figure Skating Championships, has made the short list of nominees for an International Sports Event Management award (ISEM) in the "Event Overlay and Facilities" category.

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State Games Founder Hill Carrow to be Honored at Opening Ceremonies
(6/14/11) - Opening Ceremonies of the State Games of North Carolina, this Friday, June 17, at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem will mark the 25th anniversary of North Carolina's State Games. Among those to be honored on this special occasion is Hill Carrow, Founder of the State Games of North Carolina and the Founder of North Carolina Amateur Sports (NCAS), host of the State Games.

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SPI Completes Naming Rights Valuation for Arena at Gwinnett Center
(5/31/11) - Duluth, GA: Sports & Properties, Inc. (SPI), of Cary, North Carolina, has completed a naming rights sponsorship valuation analysis of The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA for the Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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Sports Tourism Industry Trade Show Opens in Greensboro
(4/13/11) - GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Sports Tourism Industry's official trade show and national convention is in Greensboro this week, and we have a familiar North Carolina sports figure to thank.

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2011 AT&T U.S. Figure Skating Championships Set Attendance Marks
(2/2/11) - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - U.S. Figure Skating announced today the attendance total for the 2011 AT&T U.S. Figure Skating Championships, held Jan. 22 - 30 in Greensboro, NC. Attendance for the 9 day event totaled 110,787.

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