sports commission http://wamc.org en New Bid To Boost Sports Tourism In Western Mass. http://wamc.org/post/new-bid-boost-sports-tourism-western-mass <p>A new initiative has been launched to bring more sporting events, and sports fans to western Massachusetts.</p><p></p><p></p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp; A new division of the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau- a sports commission- will focus on bringing events to locations throughout western Massachusetts. Visitors bureau president Mary Kay Wydra said they’ll bid for sporting events that have a high media profile, will fill hotel rooms, and have a significant economic impact.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:23:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 62031 at http://wamc.org New Bid To Boost Sports Tourism In Western Mass.