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The future of live entertainment: ‘4-D fan engagement’

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 19 / 17

D uring a recent snowstorm, my family and I were stranded in multiple airports across the country. As we jumped from terminal to terminal, we were inundated with ads for sports and entertainment events taking place in each particular city. The ad...

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