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In each episode of The GameDay Playbook presented by FanFood, Rob Cressy discusses how leaders are transforming the sports and live entertainment industry by leveraging technology to enhance the fan experience and operate gameday more efficiently.

In each episode of The GameDay Playbook presented by FanFood, Rob Cressy discusses how leaders are transforming the sports and live entertainment industry by leveraging technology to enhance the fan experience and operate gameday more efficiently.
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In each episode of The GameDay Playbook presented by FanFood, Rob Cressy discusses how leaders are transforming the sports and live entertainment industry by leveraging technology to enhance the fan experience and operate gameday more efficiently.

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English


Episodes

Booster Clubs & Concessions with Steve Beden - Ep 10

9/16/2019
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Steve Beden, Executive Director at National Booster Club Training Council, joins Rob Cressy to talk about best practices around booster clubs and concessions. What does someone need to do to improve their booster club? Why is communication and process so important to running an efficient boost club? Do booster clubs need a written strategy? - In each episode of The GameDay Playbook presented by FanFood, Rob Cressy discusses how leaders are transforming the sports and live entertainment...

Duration:00:18:54

Driving Growth Via Core Values with Jeffrey Rubin - Ep 9

9/9/2019
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Jeffrey Rubin, Founder and CEO of Sidearm Sports, joins Rob Cressy to talk about how he has driven growth for his company via their core values (care, efficiency, innovation). Why is the relationship you have with your customers so vital? How can being more efficient not only help your customers bottom line but make their personal life better too? As a leader in the space, how do they push innovation to deliver the best experience? We also talk about the role data plays in technology and how...

Duration:00:28:35

Evolution of the Game Day Experience with Tod Caflisch - Ep 8

9/3/2019
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Tod Caflisch, sports technology services consultant, joins Rob Cressy to talk about the evolution of the game day experience. How is the game day experience stretching past the front doors of your building to the front door of your fans? How can teams make the experience frictionless? How can they keep technology fan friendly? What is the process for getting new technology integrated? Why is mobile so important? - In each episode of The GameDay Playbook presented by FanFood, Rob Cressy...

Duration:00:18:51

Engaging Fans On Social Media with Jeremy Guy - Ep 7

8/26/2019
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Jeremy Guy, Assistant Commissioner for Integrated Digital Strategies at the Mid-American Conference, joins Rob Cressy to talk about engaging fans on social media. How does the MAC social team push the envelope and be forward thinking? What is their mindset on each platform? Why is using video so important? How does the MAC integrate fans while creating real time social media content? - In each episode of The GameDay Playbook presented by FanFood, Rob Cressy discusses how leaders are...

Duration:00:25:18

Connecting High School Communities with Ryan Vaughn - Ep 6

8/19/2019
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Ryan Vaughn, Co-Founder and President of Varsity News Network, joins Rob Cressy to talk about connecting communities and the opportunity within the high school market. How did VNN capture the fragmented high school market and find product market fit? Where is technology heading in the high school space? Why is the concept of “Use Good Judgement” so important to their success? - In each episode of The GameDay Playbook presented by FanFood, Rob Cressy discusses how leaders are transforming the...

Duration:00:21:44

How Minor League Baseball Elevates The Fan Experience with Pat O’Conner - Ep 5

8/12/2019
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Pat O’Conner, President & CEO at Minor League Baseball, joins Rob Cressy to talk about the mindset behind how Minor League Baseball elevates the fan experience. How has Minor League Baseball established fan experience as a priority and point of differentiation? From a fan retention standpoint, what is critical to get fans coming back to a game? How have they used food and concessions as a way to celebrate the experience? Since Minor League Baseball teams don’t have as many resources as...

Duration:00:23:25

Robot Umpires & Technology In Baseball with Kevin Millar - Ep 4

8/5/2019
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Kevin Millar, who played 12 years in the MLB including winning the 2004 World Series with the Red Sox and is also the host of Intentional Talk on MLB Network, joins Rob Cressy to talk about how technology is changing the game of baseball. How has technology changed the way that players prepare for a game from when he was playing until now? In the minor leagues they are testing out robot umpires who are automating the strike zone. Is he in favor of this? What can baseball do to make the fan...

Duration:00:14:28

Generating New Revenue Through Technology with Adam Grossman - Ep 3

7/29/2019
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Adam Grossman, CEO at Block Six Analytics, joins Rob Cressy to talk about how to generate new revenue through technology. What pieces of data & information are becoming more validating and meaningful? How does the use of technology in sports sponsorships help improve the overall fan experience? Why do you need to be paying attention to Blockchain technology? - In each episode of The GameDay Playbook presented by FanFood, Rob Cressy discusses how leaders are transforming the sports and live...

Duration:00:22:34

Owning A Fans Entire Gameday Journey with Michael Conley - Ep 2

7/29/2019
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Michael Conley, Chief Information Officer for the Cavaliers Operating Company, joins Rob Cressy to talk about the Cleveland Cavaliers have used technology to elevate the fan experience and take ownership of a fans entire gameday journey. How are they digitizing the stadium environment and adding in personalization? What is the delicate balance between implementing new technology and the adoption of it by fans? How is 5G changing the landscape and why is this so important to pay attention to?...

Duration:00:27:08

Cutting Edge Stadium Technology with Christian Lau - Ep 1

7/29/2019
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Christian Lau, Head of Technology for the Los Angeles Football Club, joins Rob Cressy to talk about how the LAFC are cutting edge with their use of technology when it comes to their Banc of California Stadium, and how that positively impacts fan experience. What are the LAFC doing to organically build their community in a crowded Los Angeles market? How does having strong WiFi connectivity allow them to cater to fans needs on social media, while at the same time rolling out forward thinking...

Duration:00:21:45

Welcome To The GameDay Playbook - Ep 0

7/19/2019
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Welcome to The GameDay Playbook, a podcast that has discussions around how leaders are transforming the sports and live entertainment industry by leveraging technology to enhance the fan experience and operate game day more efficiently. In this intro episode, Rob Cressy and FanFood Founder Carson Goodale give an overview of what you can expect from the podcast, the origin of our relationship, and how you can interact with the show. Your engagement is super important to us so we would love to...

Duration:00:03:06