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How Technology Can Make Sports Events Safer Than Ever

COVID‐19 has been the most merciless natural disaster we’ve ever witnessed. The toll it has taken on families, jobs and industries has been overwhelming. Few industries have been hit harder than travel, hospitality, sports and entertainment. And they are all intertwined. Without the games or access to events, there are no traveling fans, fewer hotel […]

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How to Choose a Display for the Best Esports Viewing Experience

The esports industry has been around for a while, but within the past few years it has started to gain momentum and interest from big-time investors, collegiate athletic departments and fans. As the industry grows there is an escalated need for venues to host events. Esports stadiums and arenas are being built or converted from […]

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Letter From Tennessee: Dude Perfect,
a Hemi Engine and a Return to Travel

The email arrived in my inbox about six weeks ago with the intriguing subject line: “Chaos at the Colosseum.” The message was from Bristol Motor Speedway, a venue I’ve been fascinated by for years (enough to be on their email list at least) but had never had the chance to visit. So right away I […]

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Future of Sports Venues: Where Hospitality Meets the Fan Experience

The sports industry has undergone a major transformation and with the increased desire and development of sports venues in the United States, there is a strong need for owners and operators to diversify and elevate offerings. A key differentiator in venue design has been to integrate hospitality design strategies that attract new audiences and enable […]

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Cleaning is a Whole New Ballgame

Sports fans may be ready to return, but managing venues and events through and beyond COVID-19 remains a new ballgame. The biggest challenges facing venues revolve around protecting players and spectators, cleaning what you can’t see and reassuring stakeholders. Below are some pandemic-proven best practices to boost returns — and revenues. Protecting Athletes, Coaches and […]

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Beyond the Weight Room: Why Supporting Women’s Sports is Good Business

A familiar narrative has reemerged over the past few weeks around disparities in women’s sports, but as a former CEO who spent three-plus decades in corporate America and now leading the WNBA, I can confidently say this certainly is not about a weight room.  This is about what the weight room situation represents — the […]

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Crowd Management is Changing; The Time to Plan for Reopening is Now

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, crowd management was focused on the guest experience and physical security of the facility. This included access control efforts such as entry point monitoring and bag screenings, as well as broader security measures like dealing with behavioral threats and securing the field from surprise intrusions. Coordinating these efforts requires a […]

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How Artificial Intelligence Has Helped College Stadiums

As the world navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic, collegiate athletics programs are taking proactive measures to lower the number of game-day challenges, and are preparing to come out the other side of the pandemic with momentum. Guest services personnel are getting bombarded with new questions and requests, making it hard to keep up with the […]

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