On this week's podcast, Sean recaps a very successful #SEATLondon. He also catches up with Richard Ayers, the CEO of digital performance accelerator, Seven League and The Football League's Andy Dodd.

On this Sports Geek Podcast you will learn:

  • Why you need to attend SEAT Conferences, it's all about collaboration!
  • How Richard started out in sports and founded Seven League
  • Why it's not about ‘fan engagement' but more about ‘fan's engagement'
  • Importance of dark social
  • The most helpful app you'll need if you'd like more control of your digital footprint
  • Why you need a digital marriage counsellor
  • Why, from a league point of view, staying neutral isn't always the best way to go
  • How Football League manages to engage fans of 72 teams
  • Why the #OwnTheArch campaign was so successful for Football League
Richard Ayers talking at #SEATLondon

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Sports Geek Podcast shoutout

Thanks to SGP listener Sean Ritchie for the shoutout on the NBL Canada playoffs telecast.  The challenge has been set, who will be next?

Posts from #SEATLondon you may have missed

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The @SportsGeekShoes for #SEATLondon

Bob Jordan was excellent as always

Great tweeting from Callum all day

This was a fun panel

Richard missed out Pearse was a highlight, a future podcast guest for sure.

And yes I did ask Mike Gatting about THAT BALL

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#SEATLondon Success, Richard Ayers and Andy Dodd on UK Sports Fans Transcription

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SEAT is the conference where sports technology executives unite to discuss and solve the tech problems the sports industry is facing. Collaboration across multiple tracks of technology, digital and data has helped the sports industry deliver improvements across stadium access, wi-fi, security, fan engagement, social media, digital content, ticketing and sponsorship revenue. Sean Callanan, Sports Geek

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