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RTomlinson
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0775.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn a rather extensive conversation about data, Roger Tomlinson argues that board members, as well as senior directors, should be establishing protocols of training for their staff at venues. Tomlinson presents his case that box office staff tend to

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AGahan
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0774.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAngela Gahan breaks down exactly what it takes to bring an entertainment production to Australia, and points out that it cannot sell just in Sydney, but has to be a show that can run throughout the entire country. Gahan

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SMabb
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0772.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn many ways, Simon Mabb presents the argument that one of the oldest businesses, insurance, may actually help the primary ticket marketplace. Everything else in the world has insurance behind it, including airline tickets, yet entertainment tickets do not

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cBommer
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0759.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter 15 years selling minor league hockey, Craig Bommer has now stepped into a great sales challenge: radio. Bommer discusses the parallels between the medium of radio and the live entertainment sports landscape, and how to keep selling longer

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DSher
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0589.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDavid Sher has several years of experience on the primary side of the market, working not only in sports with the Washington Nationals, but also at Live Nation, as well as consulting for various venues. Sher doesn’t necessarily agree

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CCheng
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0527.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Secondary market consolidation is a new trend in sports business, and at the forefront is one of the originators of the online ticket broker site Ticket Monster, Curtis Cheng, who discusses both the benefits and the ideas against

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Ticketmaster Restrictive Policy
Blog Posts

A Missouri grassroots effort to open up Ticketmaster’s Restrictive Ticket Policy has gotten the attention of the entertainment giant, especially as it makes its way through the state legislature. Ticketmaster has unleashed a mother lode of lobbying tactics in order to stop it from becoming law. House Bill 939, which

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MMulford
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0447.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMarty Mulford has worked in sports long enough to see why it is hard for young people to access the industry. A mainstay in the ticket office with the Nashville Predators, Mulford decided to create a 75-minute audio e-book

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childprice
Blog Posts

One of the infuriating things about sports marketers is that there exists a segment of folks within that portion of the industry who distain cheesy promotions and apply their personal preferences over what a customer wants to engage in. Because it isn’t why they would personally want to attend a

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MVeeck
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0287.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMike Veeck is part of baseball marketing lore. Veeck is third in the fourth generation of marketing geniuses which have graced baseball since William Louis Veeck Sr. became president of the Chicago Cubs in 1919 and created Ladies Day,

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