In this episode of Sports Geek, Sean Callanan chats with Will Hartnell – Head of Commercial & Growth, Geelong Cats

On this podcast, you'll learn about:

  • How Geelong build on sustained success on field into sponsorship wins.
  • Why you need to be proactive with partners to deliver results
  • Importance of tenure with sponsors, Ford approaching 100 years with the Cats
  • The impact of winning the 2023 AFL Premiership on membership and hospitality
  • Why reporting mechanisms for sponsorships should be tailored for different partners' goals
  • Will’s passion about mentoring and helping young professionals in the industry
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