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Bret McCormick

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Endeavor combines IMG Events, On Location

Morning Buzz / Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Endeavor has combined IMG Events and On Location into a new division led by Paul Caine and Jon Lavallee . Caine and Lavallee most recently served in the same positions for On Location, the premium experiences provider that Endeavor fully acquired in early '20. On Location...

San Jose State, Paciolan partner on new subscription model

Daily / Tuesday, June 28, 2022
San Jose State has partnered with Paciolan to introduce a fully integrated subscription model for ticketing, fundraising, exclusive multimedia content, events and other future revenue streams. SJSU does not have a deeply developed fanbase, which made the enhanced subscription model, called One Spartan Nation, worth a try. “We realized...

Wimbledon activation to recreate iconic hill in N.Y.

Global / Monday, June 27, 2022
Whereas United States Tennis Association marketing might be geared toward getting people to attend the U.S. Open, Wimbledon doesn’t have the room to accommodate more fans because of the already intense demand to attend the iconic, but smaller, London-based Grand Slam. So, its marketing has instead been more geared...

Paciolan cowboys up with Oklahoma State for ticketing needs

Daily / Monday, June 27, 2022
Paciolan and Oklahoma State have a new partnership in which Paciolan will handle the school's ticketing needs and help with donor development, in a multiyear deal. More than ever, ticketing and fundraising are intertwined, OSU AD Chad Weiberg said. “Every seat in our stadium and arena is a donor...

Forty Under 40: Alexa Cook

Weekly / Monday, June 27, 2022
As a senior in college at Loyola Marymount in 2010, Alexa Cook landed a job interview with CAA Sports and its president, Paul Danforth, in Los Angeles. She was hired and days later, someone from the firm asked when she would be in New York City. That...

Forty Under 40: Geoff Cheong

Weekly / Monday, June 27, 2022
There are conceptual designers and there are technical designers, and Populous’ Geoff Cheong falls in the first camp. His favorite portions of the design process are the beginning — helping clients create their vision, developing the story the building will tell — and the end — unveiling...

Sodexo adds 60 POS to Nashville Superspeedway

Closing Bell / Thursday, June 23, 2022
Sodexo Live! handles food and beverage for the Nashville Superspeedway and has added 60 new points of sale around the venue to increase transaction speeds ahead of the track’s triple-header this weekend. The venue hosts three races this weekend -- the Rackley Roofing 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series...

Learfield Amplify, Elevate partner on sales offerings

Closing Bell / Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Learfield Amplify and Elevate Sports Ventures are expanding Amplify’s National Sales Center offerings to Elevate clients, including pro sports teams, performance venues, and live entertainment events. The sales center helps college athletics, pro sport teams, and entertainment properties with seasonal and event-specific ticket sales, premium need, fundraising, and renewal...

Dolphins partner with CHEQ for mobile ordering

Morning Buzz / Tuesday, June 21, 2022
CHEQ has its second sports deal, as it is now the official in-stadium mobile ordering and delivery partner of the Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium. CHEQ will provide the team and venue’s mobile ordering capabilities, beginning with this coming NFL season. In-seat delivery will be available in select portions of...
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