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Sports Geek - A look into the world of Sports Marketing, Sports Business and Digital Marketing

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Sean Callanan (@seancallanan) from @SportsGeek brings you the best practices from the sports business and sports digital marketing world each week. Interviews with people behind the scenes with teams and leagues in the USA, Australia and Europe. Technology and digital take a strong focus as Sean looks how sports teams can better connect with fans and deliver results for sponsors. If you work in sports or would like to or are simply a marketing professional who loves sports then this podcast is for you.

Location:

Melbourne, Australia

Description:

Sean Callanan (@seancallanan) from @SportsGeek brings you the best practices from the sports business and sports digital marketing world each week. Interviews with people behind the scenes with teams and leagues in the USA, Australia and Europe. Technology and digital take a strong focus as Sean looks how sports teams can better connect with fans and deliver results for sponsors. If you work in sports or would like to or are simply a marketing professional who loves sports then this podcast is for you.

Twitter:

@SportsGeek

Language:

English


Episodes
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Taking and creating opportunities - Shelly Wilkes, Orlando Magic

4/23/2024
In this Sports Geek interview, Sean Callanan converses with Shelly Wilkes of Orlando Magic. Shelley shares key learnings from her career across strategic sports marketing, game presentation and community engagement. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/shelly-wilkes-orlando-magic/

Duration:01:01:28

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Localising content for international fanbase, Paul Rogers

4/17/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Paul Rogers who was at AS Roma, and now Investment Analyst at Raptor Group. They discussed localising content for international fanbase. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/localising-content-for-international-fanbase-paul-rogers

Duration:00:07:51

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Adapting to the Changing Fan Demographics - Dean Madders, Gold Coast Titans

4/16/2024
In this Sports Geek interview, Sean Callanan chats with Dean Madders from Gold Coast Titans. They discuss the changing habits of sports fans, the evolution of sports entertainment, and the importance of data in growing a fan base. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/dean-madders-gold-coast-titans/

Duration:00:47:24

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Technology advancements in Golf, Kevin Bain

4/10/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Kevin Bain, who was at The Open, and now Technical Product Manager at Arsenal F.C. They discussed the challenges of rolling out new technology advancements on golf courses. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/technology-advancements-in-golf-kevin-bain

Duration:00:07:00

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Amplifying Big Wins - SportNXT panel replay

4/9/2024
SportNXT panel replay - Sean moderates a panel with Collingwood’s Nadine Rabah, Netball Australia’s Spencer Retallack and Football Australia’s Peter Filopoulos, recorded at SportNXT on March 19 2024. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/amplifying-big-wins-replay/

Duration:00:42:06

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Brand campaigns and the role of digital, Kevin Kinghorn

4/4/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Kevin Kinghorn who was at the Vancouver Canucks They discussed how brand campaigns have changed and the role that digital plays. Kevin is now EVP & Chief Marketing Officer at the Portland Trail Blazers. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/brand-campaigns-and-the-role-of-digital-kevin-kinghorn

Duration:00:06:36

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Understanding Your Audience: A Ticketing Perspective - Jen Fusci, Dallas Wings & Panther City Lacrosse

4/3/2024
In this Sports Geek interview with Sean Callanan, Jen Fusci from Panther City Lacrosse Club and Dallas Wings discusses the importance of understanding audiences, digital marketing, and ticket sales strategies. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/jen-fusci-dallas-wings/

Duration:00:53:16

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Evolution of social media, Jessica Ivers

3/27/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Jessica Ivers, who shares her social media insights from Tennis, Jess is now Marketing and Communications at Melbourne Sports Centres. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/evolution-of-social-media-jessica-ivers

Duration:00:05:26

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Fans and Community: The Heart of the Wanderers - Mark Jensen, Western Sydney Wanderers FC

3/27/2024
In the Sports Geek interview, Sean Callanan chats with Mark Jensen from the Western Sydney Wanderers FC. They discuss enhancing marketing strategies to operate in a diverse market, meeting stadium capacity demands to improve fan experience, and taking an innovative approach in connecting with the community. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/mark-jensen-western-sydney-wanderers-fc

Duration:00:59:03

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Impact of the AFLW, Nick Truelson

3/20/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Nick Truelson, who was at Western Bulldogs (now CEO, Melbourne United) when this interview took place. They discussed how AFLW changed the club and engaging with celebrities. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/impact-of-the-aflw-nick-truelson/

Duration:00:05:33

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SEAT in Las Vegas: Driving Revenue through Technology, Josh Barney

3/19/2024
In this Sports Geek interview, Sean Callanan and Josh Barney, CEO of SEAT, discuss the upcoming SEAT Conference 2024 in Las Vegas, June 23-26, 2024. They delve into the new tracks, the importance of intentionality when implementing technology, and the practical insights attendees can anticipate from the conference. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/josh-barney-seat-2024/

Duration:00:36:17

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Innovation in the Big Bash, Alistair Dobson

3/13/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Alistair Dobson - General Manager, Big Bash Leagues at Cricket Australia. They discussed why Big Bash continues for new innovations. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/innovation-in-the-big-bash-alistair-dobson

Duration:00:06:38

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Media, Messi and the MLS Innovation Lab - Chris Schlosser, MLS

3/12/2024
In this interview on Sports Geek, Sean Callanan speaks with Chris Schlosser from Major League Soccer (MLS). They discuss the MLS Innovation Lab, the potential of emerging technologies such as AI and wearables, as well as the impact Messi and pop culture crossovers. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/chris-schlosser-mls/

Duration:00:48:40

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Rolling out stadium tech to support team & fans, Bill Schlough

3/6/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Bill Schlough, Senior Vice President & CIO of San Francisco Giants. They discussed early days in rolling out tech at AT&T Park now Oracle Park. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/rolling-out-stadium-tech-to-support-team-fans-bill-schlough

Duration:00:06:40

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Developing Commercial Outcomes in Basketball - Andrew Ryan, FIBA Media

3/5/2024
In this Sports Geek interview, Sean Callanan and Andrew Ryan from FIBA Media discuss the importance of a digital strategy, revenue generation in sports media, and the upcoming SportNXT conference in Melbourne, set for March 19-21. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/andrew-ryan-fiba-media/

Duration:01:04:37

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NBL and NBA - a hoops partnership that works, Jeremy Loeliger

2/28/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Jeremy Loeliger, who is now the Commissioner of the National Basketball League. They discuss the successful partnership of NBL and NBA. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/nbl-and-nba-a-hoops-partnership-that-works-jeremy-loeliger

Duration:00:07:38

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Super Bowl Recap: Kelce, SpongeBob and more Green Hat action

2/27/2024
On this podcast solo by Sean, he discusses his adventures in content creation and capture during the NFL Pro Bowl Games and Super Bowl for @NFLAUNZ. He also dives into their strategies for maximising media coverage, dealing with technical challenges, and the tools they used to ensure a successful event. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/events/super-bowl-lviii-recap/

Duration:00:36:44

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How technology continues to change the live experience, Steve Sammartino

2/21/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Steve Sammartino, who is a Futurist & Keynote Speaker. They discuss how technology will change the live experience. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/how-technology-continues-to-change-the-live-experience-steve-sammartino

Duration:00:05:16

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Growth in F1, Fans & Investors - Anthony Macri, BWT Alpine F1

2/20/2024
In this Sports Geek interview with Sean Callanan, Anthony Macri from the BWT Alpine F1 team discusses his unique sports business career spanning the globe across basketball and now Formula 1. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/anthony-macri-bwt-alpine-f1/

Duration:01:20:28

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Data infrastructure is the foundation for your success, Neda Tabatabaie

2/14/2024
In this Sports Geek Throwback episode, Sean Callanan interviews Neda Tabatabaie, who is now Senior Vice President, Business Analytics & Technology at San Jose Sharks. They discussed setting up your data infrastructure as a foundation for your success. Show notes - https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/throwback/data-infrastructure-is-the-foundation-for-your-success-neda-tabatabaie

Duration:00:08:14