September 2016 Podcast

Cameron Hughes and Benjamin Hill highlight the September Podcast. Cameron joins live from the US Open and Benjamin Hill talks about his MILB West Coast Road Trip.

Cameron Hughes and Benjamin Hill highlight the September Podcast.  Cameron joins live from the US Open where he is playing a starring role and getting fans engaged in the event.  He shares how you can use the US Open’s example of taking chances in your own show as well as discussing his new haircut.

Benjamin Hill talks about his recent West Coast Road Trip and looks at some early favorite for Best of 2016 from the world of minor league baseball, including high praise for the Fresno Tacos, San Jose Giants and Spokane Indians.  Hill and Cudo also talk Bobble Elections and the New Hampshire Primaries (the team not the elections) and some fine-tuned details from the Akron RubberDucks.  Benjamin is also forced to choose between bobbleheads and fireworks.

Looking back at our 2011 Podcast when Cudo and Walker talk social media for game operations professionals, debate selling your entertainment teams to sponsors and review promotions in Memphis, Ann Arbor and Seattle.

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Show Notes and Mentions

Cameron Hughes and Benjamin Hill highlight the September Podcast.  Cameron joins live from the US Open where he is playing a starring role and getting fans engaged in the event.  He shares how you can use the US Open’s example of taking chances in your own show as well as discussing his new haircut.

Benjamin Hill talks about his recent West Coast Road Trip and looks at some early favorite for Best of 2016 from the world of minor league baseball.

Time codes for topics due in part to the complaints submitted by Mick Rowan.

  • 2:08 Benjamin Hill joins the show
  • 5:00 Ben notes his time with the San Jose Giants and their ballpark
  • 6:00 Ben talks about the Spokane Indians and why they are a stand out
  • 8:50 Ben talks about his success (and failures) in contests like Paint Can Stacking and the Governors Race
  • 11:30 Ben talks about the great Fresno Tacos
  • 13:45 Election related Promotions, including Elections Lakewood, Mahoning Valley and Potomac.
  • 15:00 New Hampshire Election promotion notes
  • 16:40 Cudo and Hill talk about the Akron RubberDucks and their year in promotions
  • 18:50 Ben Hill picks between bobbleheads or fireworks
  • 23:00 Shout out to Akron for connecting a bobblehead with fireworks on John “Hot Rod” Williams Night
  • 23:45 Motivational Freak Cameron Hughes joins the show from the US Open
  • 25:00 Cameron explains how he got his first shot at the US Open and how you can shake up your format
  • 27:50 Cameron talks about creating a festival-feel at your event
  • 29:00 Empowering your “deviant” fans and “priming the pump”
  • 30:50 Top ways to engage your fans
  • 32:00 Do the unexpected
  • 36:05 Cameron and Cudo talk about the value of attending one of your own games as a fan
  • 39:20 Using Social Media debat
  • 40:30 Cameron talks about his haircut and teases his US Open activities
  • 42:30 Cudo teases a HUGE upcoming guest on the podcast

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