Sport Event Services

Planning an event? We’re here to help.

Our professional sales and convention services team guarantee your event will experience the best The Bend has to offer by devoting a team member to your event. They will serve on the local planning committee, coordinate hotel locations, find facility locations and provide assistance where ever needed. Contact sports market development manager Nick Kleva to find out more about how your event can succeed in South Bend Mishawaka.


Visit South Bend Mishawaka provides Meetingmax as an online housing system for any events booked in St. Joseph County. Now you won’t have to deal with the stress of finding hotel rooms for your tournament or sporting event. This easy-to-use system offers a personalized, user-friendly booking link for your event.

Golden Roamer

The Golden Roamer is a customized, 24-foot recreational vehicle that serves as our mobile visitor center. On the outside, you’ll see it’s wrapped with photos of The Bend’s attractions. Inside it’s complete with visitor guides, brochures, visitor vouchers for discounts at local restaurants and attractions, giveaways, a television and more. It is available by request at your event.

Please contact sports market development manager Nick Kleva to find out more and get it scheduled to be at your event today.

Services Offered to Sports Event Organizers


Lead Distribution


Secure bids and proposals


Host site visits


Host pre-planning meetings


Pre-convention promotions


Greetings & Information Tables

Maps & Brochures

Discount Coupons

VIP Gifts

Official Welcome Address

Welcome Letters

Welcome Signage

Transportation Assistance

Sponsorship Assistance

Kid Friendly Activities

Tour Planning

Special Event Assistance

Media Support

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