David Mackay is a Strategy Consultant in Sports, Media and Entertainment at SPP. Sean chats with David about sports business trends and building sports businesses for long-term success

On this Sports Geek Podcast you will learn:

  • How big is Sports Business?
  • The importance of long-term planning in sports
  • Developing strong structures and frameworks for leagues and clubs
  • The importance of fan (customer) experience
  • How fans underpin sporting revenues
  • When should sports compete and when should they collaborate
  • What you can learn from other industries
  • Every function thinks they’re the poor under-resourced cousin
  • How you can catch up with Sean in London and San Franscisco
David Mackay on the business of sustainability in sports

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