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May 23, 2023

Tickets For Less gets a new name, consolidates its brands

(Kansas City Business Journal) Overland Park-based Tickets For Less rebranded and consolidated its various operations under one brand. The company now is known as TFL.

May 17, 2023

Employee Recognition is Key to Driving Business Growth

(Forbes) Employee recognition plays a crucial role in strengthening workplace community and employee loyalty. When employees feel valued and appreciated for their contributions, they are more likely to feel a sense of belonging and connection to their colleagues and the organization. This leads to higher levels of employee engagement, job satisfaction, and loyalty.

Feb 3, 2023

FanDuel And DraftKings Are Ready For Super Bowl 57

(Forbes) It’s that time of the year again. Super Bowl LVII is upon us, and frequent bettors are chomping at the bit to secure their Super Bowl betting squares at their local Super Bowl party. Personally, I’ve secured two squares and eagerly anticipate being winner-take-all—though that’s never happened to me before, but one can dream of winning each quarter and the final score.

Jan 18, 2023

Unauthorized Ticketmaster code leaves Chiefs fans without tickets temporarily

(Fox 4) Many Chiefs fans guaranteed a first shot at AFC Championship tickets if the game is played in Atlanta logged on to Ticketmaster Wednesday morning only to find the tickets reserved for them had been sold and only resale tickets at much higher prices were available.

Some persistent fans who logged back on later in the day found face value tickets were available with an access code. The Kansas City Chiefs released a statement late Wednesday night explaining what happened.

Jan 28, 2023

110 Million Brand Fans Can’t Be Wrong: Lessons From The NFL

(Forbes) My ESPN fantasy team, Skyy’s The Limit (named after Kansas City Chiefs’ rookie Skyy Moore), has ended the season with a league victory. Yet my interest in watching the playoffs and Super Bowl LVII remains ‘sky’ high. Let’s face it, the NFL has built the ultimate entertainment brand watched by men and women, both young and old. It’s a cross-generational brand. It’s also one of the few remaining appointment TV programs I keep because I can get most of my quality entertainment from streaming services.

July 25, 2022

Premium practices: Executives across sports share the challenges and strategies of selling their venues’ best seats

(Sports Business Journal) Selling sports venue premium inventory is tougher than ever, thanks to the competition for people’s time, snowballing societal and demographic changes, and smaller sales staffs. Eight industry pros gave SBJ their views on premium sales challenges in 2022 and what they’re doing differently to meet the moment.

July 25, 2022

Premium seating takes on a flexibility it has rarely displayed as a younger generation becomes the primary sales target

(Sports Business Journal) One word kept popping up continually at the Association of Luxury Suite Directors’ mid-July conference in Manhattan: Flexibility. That word was rarely associated with any aspect of the live sports premium experience in the past. But a new generation of younger buyers entering the premium market who don’t want to be tied down and drastically increased competition for people’s disposable income have pushed flexibility to the fore. Those trends are manifested in the kinds of spaces, packages and availability that teams and venues are offering.

July 19, 2022

MLB attendance down 5% from ’19 at ASG break

(Sports Business Journal) An average of 26,409 tickets were distributed for each MLB game played Opening Day 2022 through this week’s All-Star break, a drop of 5% compared to the same period in 2019, according to an SBJ analysis of the league’s game-by-game data. Twenty-one clubs saw a decline in their average compared to the first half of 2019, with 15 of them experiencing a drop of double digits. The Dodgers, whose 56,000-seat ballpark is the league’s largest, boast the league’s highest average ticket sales (47,883), topping the next closest club (Cardinals) by more than 9,000 fans.