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National Sports Forum Gears Up For 25th Anniversary Event In Atlanta

(The National Sports Forum is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) A rising tide lifts all ships.  Now in its 25th year of operation, this is the basic philosophy behind the National Sports Forum. Hundreds of professionals of every level attend the three-day conference every year to share ideas and best practices as well as create new connections and friendships in an effort to move the sports industry forward. This year, the event returns to the East Coast for […]

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Office Hours: MLB All-Star Shawn Green Talks Entrepreneur Life After Baseball

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Powered by RedCircle Welcome to a new episode of Office Hours: a podcast where Front Office Sports CEO Adam White has a discussion with figures from throughout the sports industry centered around three basic questions. Those questions are “What’s on your mind today?”, “What are you excited about?”, and “Any big ideas or theories you want to share?” Shawn Green co-founded Greenfly, a social content collaboration and distribution engine, after an impressive 14-year career in Major League Baseball […]

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Chicago Bulls Bring New Life Into Classic Activation Alongside SQWAD

(SQWAD is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) Faithful fans of the Chicago Bulls will instantly recognize the Dunkin’ Race as a key experience aspect of attending a Bulls’ home game. Sponsored by Dunkin’, fans direct their attention to the scoreboard within the United Center to see which animated character would finish the race first for a chance at a Dunkin’ coupon.  In the past, fans would receive a printed game card with a pre-determined character from that night’s […]

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Office Hours: LMU Athletic Director Craig Pintens Talks the Future of College Athletics

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Powered by RedCircle Welcome to a new episode of Office Hours: a podcast where Front Office Sports CEO Adam White has a discussion with figures from throughout the sports industry centered around three basic questions. Those questions are “What’s on your mind today?”, “What are you excited about?”, and “Any big ideas or theories you want to share?” Craig Pintens is the Athletic Director at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Pintens chats with White in today’s episode […]

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Betting on Legalized Sports Gambling: The Millennial Challenge

(L.E.K. Consulting is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) Previously, L.E.K. Consulting considered the recent Supreme Court decision to abolish the long-held Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, in effect paving the way for legalized sports gambling throughout the U.S. While the move is likely to boost sports engagement in the main, reaching younger, less sports-oriented consumers may prove more challenging for sports industry stakeholders. That being said, opportunity still knocks. Though they account for more than one-fourth of […]

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Reuters and INFLCR’s New Partnership Gives Athletes Even More Content

  • INFLCR users can now access Reuters photos
  • Native photos and video generate twice the engagement of reposts

(INFLCR is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) Earlier this year, INFLCR and IMAGN announced a partnership that gave INFLCR clients access to national media content in an on-demand format. Now, INFLCR’s clients have access to even more content thanks to the company’s new partnership with Reuters.  Users can now access thousands of high-quality and award-winning sports photographs directly through the INFLCR app. By posting this content natively straight to their own social channels (thanks to the app), athletes, […]

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An Analysis of the Elusive GM Track

  • What qualities are essential to earning a GM role?
  • UMass Amherst graduates who have gone on to GM roles share their insights

(UMass Amherst is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) The question “So where do you want to work in sports?” is often answered by young sport fans and burgeoning sport management professionals with a common vision for future employment: being a general manager of a professional team.  As the calendar turns to 2020, the professional development environment surrounding this highly sought after and exclusive sport industry niche continues to evolve. The “GM track” remains elusive to define, with no one […]

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Betting on Legalized Sports Gambling: Opportunities and Obstacles

(L.E.K. Consulting is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) Sports industry stakeholders acknowledge the potential to drive greater sports engagement through recently legalized betting in the U.S. The trick, of course, is understanding which strategies are most likely to resonate with consumers over the long haul. In this article, consider the appeal of legalized gambling to sports fans and how it could conceivably boost sports interest in general, and among finicky millennials in particular. Before becoming a multimillionaire in […]

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Office Hours: Richie Lai, Bittrex, and The Cryptocurrency Revolution

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Powered by RedCircle Welcome to a new episode of Office Hours: a podcast where Front Office Sports CEO Adam White has a discussion with figures from throughout the sports industry centered around three basic questions. Those questions are “What’s on your mind today?”, “What are you excited about?”, and “Any big ideas or theories you want to share?” Richie Lai is the co-founder and CIO of crytptocurrency exchange Bittrex and an expert in the world of Blockchain. Lai […]

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Pitt Panthers Make Major Fan Experience Upgrades For New Basketball Season

(Varsity Partners are a proud partner of Front Office Sports) With the 2019-2020 college basketball season underway, fans of the University of Pittsburgh will notice a number of changes to the team’s home arena: the Petersen Events Center (PEC). These upgrades include LED lighting throughout the entire building, a new state-of-the-art center-hung video board, two end zone replay/stats boards, free public WiFi and a dedicated media WiFi network, a new media suite complete with press row seating and media room, […]

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