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FanThreeSixty improving fan experiences - 28 March 2017

FanThreeSixty, a technology company founded by executives and owners of Sporting Kansas City, is partnering with major college and professional sports organizations to make experiences for teams and fans more streamlined. Shortly after building Children’s Mercy Park, the home of Sporting KC opened, the team had a need to centralize all of the information it was collecting on its fan base and make that data useful. “After creating Children’s Mercy Park, we wanted to understand all ...
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FanThreeSixty acquires assets of award-winning software company to create unprecedented business intelligence for sports and entertainment clients - 24 March 2017

FanThreeSixty has acquired assets of StepOne, Inc., including its patented software featuring leading-edge data intelligence, analytics, automation and a revolutionary recommendation engine. With this acquisition, FanThreeSixty will accelerate the development of a proprietary business intelligence layer specifically designed for use by clients within sports and entertainment.  This layer will be offered as an enhancement to the core capabilities associated with the FanThreeSixty platform,...
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Learn how SMI uses FanThreeSixty to expand its fanbase and run effective sales campaigns - 6 March 2017

HELPING THE LEADER IN AMERICAN MOTORSPORTS ENTERTAINMENT TO: Unite data across its organization Share best practices across its venues Get visibility of new and existing fans Streamline the ticket sales process Enhance fan experience through mobile engagement Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) is a leading marketer, promoter, and sponsor of motorsports entertainment in the United States. SMI owns and operates eight premier speedway tracks across the country,...
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Case Study: How Speedway Motorsports gained a better understanding of fans and streamlined ticket sales - 6 March 2017

  After announcing a partnership with Speedway Motorsports, Inc. in 2014, we are happy to share milestones and successes SMI has experienced over the past two seasons. Read on for a brief overview or click hereto jump to the in-depth case study.   As the owner and operator of eight premier racetracks across the U.S., Speedway Motorsports Inc. had the unique challenge of consolidating fan data across all its tracks to better understand its fans and discover where its successes were. A...
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SeatGeek and FanThreeSixty partner to help teams better understand their fans - 21 September 2016

September 21, 2016   Agreement enables SeatGeek Open primary clients to maximize their ability to identify and engage fans through FanThreeSixty platform.   Leading fan engagement platform FanThreeSixty and ticketing industry leader SeatGeek today announced a multiyear partnership, through which FanThreeSixty will integrate with SeatGeek Open, SeatGeek’s newly launched primary ticketing product. The agreement also makes FanThreeSixty an official Integrated Development Partner of Sea...
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Golden State Warriors win Social Media with an Assist from re-marketing - 5 May 2016

Key Takeaways ​What? The Golden State Warriors have been dominant on the court. Meanwhile, their social media team has been dominant off the court, netting a 2,900% return on advertising spending via remarketing this season.    So What? Dennis Yu, CTO of Blitz Metrics, who also runs social media advertising, strategy and marketing for the Warriors, said the team's social media and remarketing strategy has helped them attain an ROI of 30-40x.    Now What? "To go back to your...
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Accenture, NBA's Warriors to reimagine the fan experience - 6 April 2017

A new arena is set to be the centerpiece of a vibrant and varied business plaza, an ambitious project loaded with high-tech elements.  The Golden State Warriors basketball team broke ground on a new arena this past January in one of the last undeveloped portions of San Francisco, and when it goes fully online in 2019, it will have a variety of technology elements designed to "reimagine the fan experience," as the team puts it. ADVERTISING The new facility, to be called Chase C...
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NHL’s LA Kings and MLS’ LA Galaxy shoot to score with fans - 9 March 2016

The LA Kings and LA Galaxy certainly know about success on the ice and on the pitch. The two-time Stanley Cup winners and five-time MLS Cup Champions are now looking to software from analytics leader SAS to deliver a win in the stands or at home, giving each of their loyal fans more of what they want. Championships are only part of what draws supporters to AEG Sports. The company also owns and operates premier stadiums and high-profile event venues all over the world. For example, the Staples C...
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Connecting fans to their favorite teams - Hitting the goal on cross-channel campaigns - 12 December 2014

AEG Sports keeps fans engaged with Adobe Campaign and Adobe Analytics in Adobe Marketing Cloud. The company sends personalized content across channels to fans of its teams, including the reigning Stanley Cup champions L.A. Kings and four-time Major League Soccer Cup winners L.A. Galaxy. Published in blogs.adobe.com on 12 December 2014. Author is Mark Boothe 
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The Kings, Stanley Cup & CRM - 20 June 2014

I am a huge New York Rangers hockey fan, so it pained me to watch the L.A. Kings beat up on the Blueshirts to win the NHL’s coveted Stanley Cup. I have to dislike the Kings to some extent based on that fact alone, but I also can’t just dismiss the team’s accomplishments in the past few years, both on and off the ice. On the ice, the Kings did away with the Rangers in five games to take their second NHL title in three years. Not a small feat by any means. Off the ice, the Kings have a great ...
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The Los Angeles Kings shift business strategy from ticket sales to fan engagement - 11 June 2014

In 2012, the Los Angeles Kings did the improbable:  Coming into the Stanley Cup Playoffs as an 8th seed, the team went six games against the New Jersey Devils to win its first Stanley Cup.  In the wake of the team's first Stanley Cup victory, Los Angeles Kings executives found themselves in a new corner.  The Kings, who were used to playing second fiddle to other Los Angeles sports franchises, suddenly became a hot ticket in town.  As the Kings' ticket sales continue to soar amongst the team's...
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How Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust is getting a grip on fan engagement - 9 November 2016

Sporting venue owner shares how it is harnessing a wealth of digital data combined with consumer insight to improve loyalty. Over the past two years, the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust (SCG Trust) has been building what is touted as the southern hemisphere’s first fully connected stadium, providing a unique and integrated fan experience for its members and visitors. In 2014, the group struck a five-year partnership with FanThreeSixty (formerly Sporting Innovations) and adopted the US...
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FanCam brings user-generated content right to fans’ smart phones - 15 April 2016

Collaboration between Sony Ci and FanThreeSixty technologies enhance the fan experience at sporting events while generating better understanding of fan behaviors FanThreeSixty is giving sports fans a better mobile entertainment experience and helping teams and venues build stronger relationships with their fans, through its newest mobile feature, FanCam. Leveraging Sony Ci cloud-hosted technology, FanCam allows registered users of a team or venue’s mobile application to take pictures using ...
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Here are 3 social media #branding lessons marketers can learn from sports teams - 18 October 2016

Social media has changed the way brands interact with customers and this trend is perhaps most prevalent in the sports world. Three digital marketing leaders from the Seattle Seahawks, Golden State Warriors, and Minnesota Vikings spoke on stage at the Seattle Interactive Conference on Tuesday, discussing how their teams use social media tools to increase fan engagement and ultimately help their companies make more money. “I feel like sports has always seemed to take bigger risks,” said panel m...
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Shipping Companies Take New Approach To Activation

The shipping and logistics category has come a long way in how it activates sponsorship. Case in point: in 2012 UPS activated the NCAA with the UPS Team Performance Index. The index—created in conjunction with sports data and technology company STATS LLC—measured offense, defense and special teams for all 120 NCAA Division I college football teams.
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