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“It isn’t enough for a promotion to be entertaining or even amusing; it must create conversation.  When the fan goes home and talks about what he has seen, he is getting an additional kick out of being able to say he was there.  Do not deny him the simple pleasure, especially since he is giving you the invaluable word-of-mouth advertising to add to the newspaper reports.”
– Bill Veeck (Hustler’s Handbook)

How Voting Helps More Than The Results

Hockey’s Wichita Thunder are looping in fans on their Star Wars Night early with an on-line fan vote.  This smart tool helps in a lot of ways beyond the data collection (names, emails, phone)…read more.

Dueling Donut Days

National, commemorative, observational, food and trivial days are fun obsession of the #hashtag crowd on social media and a lot of sports fans.  Look not further than these fun social media promotions from Indianapolis and Richmond last week:

Superhero Night in Dunedin

A double dip giveaway weekend in Dunedin each checking a different box for fans.  First a chew toy for man’s best friend and then a Superhero Cape for your little with special powers.

Golden Knights VP talks Pre-Game Productions

NPR caught with Jonny Greco the VP of entertainment for the Las Vegas Golden Knights.  The Water Cooler is about creating moments that people talk about it, and EVERYONE is talking about the Golden Knights production. Those epic skits that start off Knights games that have the NHL buzzing.  

Mascot Birthday Party in Houston

Orbit continues to make the most out of his pre-game window, this time with a mascot birthday party musical chairs with a shocking winner.

RIP Sadiki Fuller

Sad news about our friend Sadiki Fuller the original Thunder Mascot for the Golden State Warriors.  He passed away in his sleep in early May.  He was a dynamic personality, talented performer and good friend.  He will be missed.