Play Greenville nominated as all-star sports destination

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – A local sports commission is being recognized as one of the best in the business.

The Greenville-Pitt County Sports Commission, also known as Play Greenville, has been nominated for a 2021 All-Star Destination Partner award from the Readers’ Choice Awards by SportsEvents Media Group.

Play Greenville Executive Director Gray Williams says the city has become well-known for hosting tournaments and competitions including soccer, baseball, and of course, the Little League Softball World Series.

Williams adds that sporting events and tournaments during 2020 and 2021 saw a record $14 million in economic impacts for the area.

Greenville is competing against 15 other cities for the award.

You can vote here.

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