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GHylton
Blog Posts

Being sold out for an extended period of games over the course of many seasons is something that Greg Hylton has had to deal with as the Vice President of Premium Seating and Ticketing at the Indianapolis Colts. Hylton explains the origins of the streak, started in the Colts’ former

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Hotel conference room full of people participating in the business training.
Blog Posts

When sports franchises reach out to their group leaders for sales, they do so in silo setting. The majority of group buys are the largest sales, yet carry with them some of the most silent advocates of the entire sports brand. Because of that silence, and the way that groups

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CGrimm
Podcast Episodes

Understanding the rights of a ticket holder is part of what Fan Freedom has been doing since 2011. It comes down to a question of asking ‘who owns the ticket’ and whether enough is being done on the behalf of ticket buyers to protect their ability to resale if they

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JRushton
Podcast Episodes

Jim Rushton has got a special shorthand when talking sports business. Rushton has served in sports business for over 20 years, including CRO of the Miami Dolphins and VP of Sales for Sports Radio WEEI, including Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, and New England Patriots Monday. Now, Rushton is bringing

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The University of Denver celebrates the Men's Lacrosse National Championship in Hamilton Gymnasium in Denver, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Photo by Justin Edmonds
Podcast Episodes

Understanding the goals of the University of Denver in athletics takes extra time, since their values are deeply rooted in their mission statement toward student-athletes. Their success isn’t as common place as one might think, as lacrosse’s 2015 national championship, 7 NCAA Titles For hockey, and 22 for skiing. This

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KBurrows
Podcast Episodes

Kathy Burrows has provided extensive consulting, workshops and direct sales training with various teams in the MLB, NBA, WNBA, Champ Car Open Wheel Racing, and AHL. Burrows shares some of her passion for selling sports, including how to open up the framework of painting more than just a picture, but

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short
Blog Posts

The practice of short selling has gotten to an absurd level on the secondary ticket market. The Super Bowl XLIX fiasco may be the first, but likely not the last, of when short selling almost takes down the whole system and wakes up America to what’s going on. It’s easy

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MAbramson
Podcast Episodes

Moving a minor league baseball team 13 miles from one location to another is not supposed to be a heavy-lifting task, yet when the Hartford Yard Goats announced their intentions to move from New Britain to downtown Hartford in 2014, it became an issue with the locals. Senior Vice President

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