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CAtack
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0648.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDirector of Season Seat Membership and Group Sales Chris Atack discusses how the conversion from season ticket holders to members began, and how it is has helped continued foster a solid renewal base for the team. Atack mentions that while hockey

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MCohn
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0578.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMurray Cohn has been a bedrock at the NBA’s Team Marketing & Business Operations in Orlando for over 11 years, the last 7 as the VP of Ticketing. Cohn discusses what TMBO is all about, helping incorporate ways to enhance the

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0a8165b
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0535.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Dr. Bernie Mullin has helped push the envelope in terms of sports business for over 40 years. He helped start one of the hallmarks of sports business education at the University of Massachusetts in the late-1970s, served as vice president

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GLester
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/taoep0509.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS The undisputed king of secondary market distribution channels is StubHub, a company that Geoff Lester helped drive partnerships for in the last four years. Lester has a background in traditional sports business, with 12 years at NASCAR prior to his

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TKnopp
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/taoep0504.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Tony Knopp has been in the primary and secondary markets, working for AEG, StubHub and now his own venture, TicketManager. Knopp discusses some of the various ways in which corporate tickets have become a wasteland for businesses when they don’t

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StubHub lawsuit
Blog Posts

StubHub’s watershed lawsuit against Ticketmaster and The Golden State Warriors illustrates a huge issue: Should one vendor be able to control both the primary and secondary markets? Here’s the lawsuit filed by StubHub, and some of the accusations are big. While ticket brokers have existed in the shadows for years,

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cubs
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0314.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMike McAdams is back on the podcast, now saddled with the new task of helping the Chicago Cubs’ break in their new Cubs Park in Mesa, Arizona for Cactus League play. McAdams talks about how the new engagement mentality of selling

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BGreg
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0313.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe University of Arizona VP & Athletic Director Greg Byrne talks about his use of social media in terms of helping promote UA athletics, as well as some of the things he’s learned along the way. Byrne is one of the

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wthornhill
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0310.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWilliam Thornhill has been with the Lancaster Jethawks for most of his life: He started with the team back as a bat boy at age 13. Now, as general manager of the team, Thornhill helps generate some of the larger sales

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seats
Blog PostsSportstao Industry Posts

I’ll make no secret about my disdain for buy-out nights for sports teams. I frankly see them as a weakness, rather than a benefit, even to the team’s bottom line. Generally, I don’t think that a ticket sales department’s key goal should be leaning on a town’s corporate sponsor to

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