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Michael Smith

Staff writer Michael Smith covers colleges, golf and lacrosse.

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On Location buys its way into parties

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 12 / 05 / 16

Editor’s note: This story is revised from the print edition. When the NFL’s official hospitality partner goes to the Super Bowl, it doesn’t want to be crashing parties that belong to someone else, which is what has happened in the past. On Location Experiences, the hospitali...

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Tags: Events and Attractions

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