Shane Harmon

7,097 Added | 1 Magazine | 4 Following | 4,871 Followers | @shane_harmon | #Sportsbiz & Major Events pro. Twitter: @ShaneHarmon. CEO @WestpacStadium. Formerly GM Marketing @RugbyWorldCup 2003 & 2011

How's enterprise technology evolving sports over the world

Watching a live game is the most exciting thing to do. Be it a game of soccer or cricket or tennis, watching it live while sitting in the stadium …

Kaval out to improve Coliseum fan experience

A's president discusses ongoing search for new stadium location<p>MESA, Ariz. -- The Coliseum food scene is getting a makeover under the watch of new …

Oakland

The Connected Stadium: If You Build It, Fans Will Come

Think about the last live sporting event you attended. Did you have great seats? Did you head in the wrong direction when you got to the concourse on …

#eSports enters the mainstream. What now? eSports Model to consider!

<b>#eSports enters the mainstream. What now?</b><p>eSports is a hot topic in the sports industry at present and when you consider the rate of growth it is easy …

eSports

How the NBA's best team taps Silicon Valley tech for an extra edge

At next Sunday's NBA All-Star game in New Orleans, the first-place Golden State Warriors will make up a quarter of the Western Conference's roster, …

Silicon Valley

The Year in Sports Media Report: 2016

The Growing Realm of eSports<p>The Year in Sports Media report also looks ahead at some of the commercial trends shaping the future, such as the …

Sports Media

Tackling Tech: A Sports Fan's Guide to Unlimited Data Plans

Unlimited wireless data plans provide fans many opportunities to boost mobile video consumption - and numerous challenges when it comes to finding …

Net Neutrality

NFL Regular-Season TV Audience Trend (Graphic)

NFL

Is China on a collision course with world football's governing body?

fstockfoto/ShutterstockTrent Sainsbury may not realise it, but he recently became the epicentre of a seismic shift in global football governance. The …

China

Truth in engineering: how Germany beat Brazil and won a fanbase in China

Big in Beijing Marcus Brandt/EPA Big in Beijing. Marcus Brandt/EPAIt is entirely predictable that the famous Audi advertisement and its tagline, …

Soccer

United confirms MUTV app launch

English Premier League football club Manchester United has launched a subscription-based application that will allow its in-house television channel, …

Manchester

Taking Another Kick With Super Bowl Social And Beyond With Jeramie McPeek | Sports Marketing & PR Roundup

Event like Super Bowl give you a chance to catch up with old friends and colleagues, one of which was NBA social pioneer Jeramie McPeek, who was …

Social Media Marketing

Wi-Fi Data Holds Big Surprises for College Football Marketers

In every industry, there is a belief system – conventional wisdom that underlies the way people behave and processes are structured. Partially based …

College & University

For the good of the game: Gideon Haigh on sports governance

<b>Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD): Are there any common traits that the most financially strong sporting bodies and clubs have?</b><p><b>Gideon</b> …

Governance

Why Professional Sports Franchises Are a Hot Investment

Don Cornwell, a partner in the advisory group at PJT Partners, discusses the outlook for sports deals with Bloomberg's Jason Kelly at the Bloomberg …

Sports Industry

Facebook to live-stream football in deal with Univision

The world’s largest social network has struck a deal with broadcaster Univision to livestream matches from Mexico’s top football division Liga MX, …

Facebook

How the A's Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Oakland

Oakland sports fans can be forgiven for having abandonment issues.<p>The NBA’s Golden State Warriors will move in 2019 to a shiny new arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood after more than four decades in the East Bay. The NFL’s Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork to relocate to Las …

Oakland

BBC Blogs - About the BBC - An uncertain future for listed events

An uncertain future for listed events<p>Barbara SlaterDirector, BBC Sport<p>Tagged with:<p>Sport<p>Comments<p><i>Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport, writes about the importance of the Government and Parliament updating the listed events regime for a digital age.</i><p>It’s been six months since Team GB and Paralympics …

Rio Olympics

How to Reach the Unreachables: A New Kind of Sports Community

After a twenty-five year career that included senior marketing and content roles with the U.S. Olympic Committee, the Walt Disney Company and two …

Game Development

Virtual reality has a growing impact on college football

Deshaun Watson shredded the vaunted Alabama defense when it mattered most–in the fourth quarter of the national title game to give Clemson its’ first …

College Football

Activist athletes pose an 'unprecedented' threat to sponsor brands

On Friday, Dwayne Johnson became the latest Under Armour athlete who distanced himself from CEO Kevin Plank and his pro-Trump comments, joining Misty …

Advertising Industry

The Sixers now have a fund to invest in startups, but will they come to Camden?

<b>Technical.ly Baltimore</b> alum <b>Andrew Zaleski</b> wrote a story for Backchannel on the <b>Philadelphia 76ers’</b> play for the entrepreneurial realm: an accelerator …

Philadelphia 76ers

What to expect from the booming esports industry in 2017

A sold-out crowd packed into Seattle's KeyArena in August to watch the world's best compete at an elite level. The scene inside the arena was exactly …

Game Development

More BBL teams on way - Sutherland

Australia news<p>James Sutherland, the Cricket Australia chief executive, has given a strong indication that the Big Bash League is set for further …

Cricket

5 Live Sports Streaming Predictions for 2017

With more ways to watch than ever before, the fight for viewership is on…<p><b>1. Across the board, live sports streaming viewership is going to</i> …

IPTV

How much could the Rams and Chargers make in their new stadium? We ran the numbers

The Rams and Chargers came to Los Angeles for one simple reason: money.<p>More specifically, the financial benefits from moving to the nation’s second-largest market and into a cutting-edge $2.66-billion stadium.<p>But how much will Rams owner Stan Kroenke and Chargers owner Alex Spanos benefit from …

New Haven

Man Utd to launch paid mobile streaming app to global fanbase

February 10 – Manchester United are to launch a premium streaming app targeting fans outside the UK with the club’s MUTV channel. The app will be …

The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster - Motherboard

<b>A version of this story appeared in the February issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>In February 2005, after the band won its third Grammy of the night, U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. stepped to the microphone and made an announcement about the band's upcoming Vertigo tour: "Due to …

Fraud

The hindering blemish of work visas in esports

Esport athletes are not real athletes. This is not an opinion. This is a ruling held by multiple countries including the United States. We can argue …

eSports

How Jacksonville Jaguars’ Offensive Lineman Kelvin Beachum Leverages LinkedIn

Three years ago, Kelvin Beachum joined the professional networking platform LinkedIn not really knowing how to utilize the social media channel and …

LinkedIn