Facility Mangement. Sport Mangement - Period 7. History of Stadiums. Stadiums. professional sports demanded big stadiums to accommidate fans Urban spaces can only alow irregular or odd shaped fields in the late 1950s and 1960s they started to make fields sutable for fans
Sport Mangement - Period 7
The MLB was the first professional entity to have its own arena
in the early years the NFL teams would play where the MLB teams did
The NHL soon followed by making their own arenas
NHL arena owners founded the Ice Capades
1st large scale annual touring ice show where they would share arenas with other on ice events
because of the owners desire to use facility revenues to compete for free agent players and boost their profits
Tax Payers poll to either pay or not pay for the new building.
If original taxes and this would pay for the venue.
common publicly financed venues
Convention centers and other buildings that help or contribute to citizens.
If citizens reject public financing it is up to the team and their managers to finance the team.
Often vote is not approved for public financing then they try to open the business privately.Public vs. Private
2 Categories of Bonds
When a professional team decides to build a stadium it is a very costly process, that is why it is necessary for many different payment options.
One of these types of payment options is taxes, some of the different types of taxes that can be imposed are such as property taxes; for those who live in the area of the stadium.
Also they could impose a higher sales tax, taxing both the citizens and the tourists, this type of tax is more supported by the citizens of the area.
Private management offers more expertise and resources not available to individual venue managers.
Chase Field, managed by SMG, a private management company
A public relations (PR) director is essential for facilities as they deal with the media on a wide variety of issues. They often have to fight off the media with many questions about the team and the venue.
One of the main goals of a PR director is to make strong relationships with TV and radio stations and directors, newspaper editors, and reporters asking questions about the players, coaches and the venue.
A PR director's day includes coordinating live TV broadcasts, writing press releases anouncing ticket prices, and mascot appearences at local charities and schools. Remember the next time you see your favorite mascot in a public place the team's PR director probably coordinated it.
- Strong writing abiliity
- A creative mind
- An ablity to respond rationally while under pressure.
A booking director choses from these 3 methods when working on the job............
Booking Director is responsible for all the shows and for making the staduim or arena have no"off night" or when theres no one in the arena. Which mean when theres no one schedualed people cannot make money.Booking directors work with.......
advertising and sponsorship revenue represent a significant total of a facility's annual revenue.
this job is for people that can preform in high-pressure sales encviroments.
this area offers a good entry-level position.
sales is a numbers game, and only strong, thick-skinned personalities are seccessful in such an environment.
successful salesperson genarate money for themselves, and the facility-and that will be notice at the executive level.
if you are really good at being a salesperson they usually can end up as a general manager or an exucitive director for the facility.
in a days worth of working a salesperson they have at least 25 cold calls to corporate decision makers, two to four face-to-face slaes presentation, and plenty of writing.
you have to be really good at writing tobe successful at this sport
encompasses categorizing the type of event,
knowing the surrounding facilities, team or
school rivalries, threats of violence, the crowd
size, and seating configuration.
-On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed inot the law the Americans with Disabilities Act.
-The intent of this act is to prevent discrimination against qualified people with disabilities in employment, public services, transportation,public accommodations, and telecommunications services.
-You must provide 1% of seating, must be wheelchair accessible, a companion seat must be provided next to each wheelchair seat.
-Instead of steps they must provide ramps, and bars to grab on to
-Other th9ings are drop off and pick up areas, water coolers and other things as well