SEAT 2014 is not far away now, in Miami July 20-22. We catch up with Christine on progress of SEAT conference and what is planned for what will be the biggest SEAT conference yet. We chat with Ryan Jordan from Churchill Downs on how their DAS rollout with Mobilitie allowed fans to connect and use their cell phones at the famous Kentucky Derby.
On this podcast you’ll find out about:
Who is attending SEAT 2014 in Miami
How Christine manages the mix of attendees and sponsors for SEAT
The growth the SEAT conference over the past few years especially in the NCAA market as well as international attendees
The importance of the closed door sessions at SEAT and why the are vital to SEAT community.
What problem Churchill Downs faced with large crowds and cell phone reception at big race meetings
How the DAS solution was integrated into the Churchill Downs racecourse by Mobilitie
Ahead of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks races this year, Mobilitie installed a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) that helped increase coverage for the 260,000 collective fans that were there over Friday and Saturday for the races (May 2-3, 2014)
Sean understands the sports digital landscape, that’s why he started Sports Geek. Working with clients across the sports digital world he helps teams & leagues drive more revenue from digital and is focussed getting "cheeks on the seats" in stadiums. You can hear him on Sports Geek Podcast or presenting keynotes at sports conferences around the world. Send him a tweet @seancallanan or message him in #SportsBiz Slack community.