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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Partnership with GilmanSound was music to the ears of Maloof Sports

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 27 / 16

Maloof Sports & Entertainment has signed a partnership with expert sound technician Paul Gilman to market Gilman’s audio technology for arenas and stadiums. The deal includes an undisclosed investment by the Maloof family in GilmanSound, a small Los Angeles tech firm owned by Gilman, ac...

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Tags: Events and Attractions

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SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Bucs clubs

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