Dan Migala works with plenty of sports teams in his role with Property Consulting Group so why is a US sports business guy talking about cricket?  Dan helped Cricket Australia develop Big Bash League as a new sports entertainment option for sports fans.  Also on this week's podcast Sean chats with Christine Stoffel from SEAT who has been in Melbourne for a busy week of brainstorming and networking.

On this Sports Geek Podcast you will learn:

  • Why Cricket Australia wanted to develop Big Bash League
  • How Dan approached the Australia sports scene
  • The importance to providing a family atmosphere at Big Bash games
  • What Dan has learned over 4 years of Big Bash
  • Why seagulls are tough in Australia
  • Christine's take on Melbourne Sports Business scene
  • Why Christine was blown away by attendees at #SportsBizMelb
  • What we learned about ticket sales at another sold out Asian Cup
  • Why you should be at SEAT in London or San Francisco to join Dan and Christine
Dan Migala and Christine Stoffel at Big Bash game at the MCG

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Fun meeting Melbourne #sportbiz community with #MelbSportsBiz

At the Big Bash game watching Stars Vs Scorchers at MCG

At the Asian Cup Quarter Final

At @afcasiancup with @NatalleBrown @jill_brown @margaret_zita #ac2015

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And finishing the week at the Australian Open

#aoselfie with #AusOpen hashtag with @cbrcio

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Finished the week with a quick chat with Sean Callanan on ABC Grandstand


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