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03/27/06
Internet bubble two? Risks and rewards of the dot-com comeback

World Congress Panelists Jim Bankoff Executive VP, programming, products AOL Bob Bowman President, CEO MLB Advanced Media David Card VP, an ...

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03/27/06
World Congress of Sports

On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, the leaders of the sports industry will gather in New York to discuss where the business is today and where it’s going. In the following pages, we set the table for that discussion with a comprehensive look at th ...

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03/27/06
Sports properties, brands and Hollywood

World Congress Panelists Ross Greenburg President HBO Sports Ed Horne President NHL Enterprises Michael Luisi Executive VP, business affairs Mira ...

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03/13/06
Road trip! Fans look for unique experiences

After a brief slump, the sports fan travel industry is experiencing a surge as everyone from CEOs to Average Joes once again look for the ultimate fan experience that hundreds of travel companies are eager to provide. Steelers fans soak up the atmosphere and some ...

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03/13/06
Chasing airline sponsorship dollars? Good luck

For any team or venue seeking sponsorship dollars from airlines, the only good news is that the search needn’t be exhaustive — there’s only a handful of carriers spending on sports sponsorships. The bad news is that since airlines are still largely unprofitable and some of the largest c ...

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03/13/06
Major national sponsorships for U.S. and Canadian-based airline c ...

Air Canada (ACE Aviation Holdings Inc.) Headquarters: Saint-Laurent, Quebec Sponsorships: Air Canada Centre in Toronto (20-year, $26 million deal, through 2019); Toronto Maple Leafs; Toronto Raptors American Airlines (AMR Corp.) Headquarters: Dallas Sponsorships: Am ...

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03/13/06
Frequent fliers

About once each NFL season, Mark Schiefelbein will grow nervous as the Green Bay Packers depart for the airport following a road game. The team’s Northwest Airlines charter will not have landed and for the rest of the bus trip Schiefelbein waits anxiously to hear his cell phone ring wit ...

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03/13/06
Frequent fliers: The most well-traveled pro teams in sports

Twelve of the 13 most-traveled big league teams are NBA teams. Rank Team Air mileage 1 Seattle SuperSonics 53,810 2 Miami Heat 52,732 3 L.A. Clippers 52,53 ...

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03/06/06
Security firms answer the call

Paul Manley worked security on a freelance basis in the late 1970s and early ’80s at the original Charlotte Coliseum, now Cricket Arena, when Paul Buck and Steve Camp, the facility’s managers, suggested he start a company specializing in security services. Worker ...

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03/06/06
Turnkey sports poll

The following are results of the Turnkey Sports Poll taken in February. The survey covered about 400 senior-level sports industry executives spanning professional and college sports. From a security perspective, what is the biggest threat to the safety of fans at major sporting events? ...

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