On this week’s podcast we chat with Shane Harmon CEO of Westpac Stadium on crowds, stadiums & technology and #sportsbiz. Shane is a sports business lifer and is CEO of Westpac Stadium in Wellington, if you're not following @ShaneHarmon then you just aren't doing it properly. Later in the podcast I chat with Al Crombie on ABC Grandstand about new sports digital collaboration called 120 sports.
On this podcast you’ll find out about:
What it is like moving from team/event side to stadium side of sports business?
What are the key issues stadiums are facing around the world
Why the world uses New Zealand as a beta platform and to see upcoming trends.
How stadiums can leverage social media for customer service
What is the next steps for connected stadium?
How Shane keeps up to date on all things #sportsbiz using Flipboard
Why would MLB, NBA & NHL collaborate on digital?
What is 120 sports and why is video so important?
How did fans respond to Luis Suarez Adidas promotion?
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 Sports Geek Nation Slack community.