We hope you like the new look of the site that allows us to feature the most recent articles on top and to randomly display some of the 110 articles written in 2013 by leaders in the sports sales industry. You can pull up any month’s articles from the Archive pulldown menu on the lower left or use the search function or navigation bar for topic or author searches.
Sales Industry Survey. Thanks to those who completed our 2013 sports sales industry survey! The NBA, among others, is helping us distribute league-wide. We look forward to sharing the overall results throughout the spring. The survey is still open if you or your organization would like to participate. Click here to take the S3 Sports Sales Industry Survey.
By the numbers.You helped us grow together in our inaugural year in 2013 to attract over 71,000 page views from over 10,000 unique visitors from 114 different countries. We began last January with only 75 of the Baylor S3 advisory board registered to receive S3 Report updates and one year later you have helped us grow to nearly 600 registered users. If you’re not yet registered, we’d like to know who you are–you can register here.[dropshadowbox align=”right” effect=”lifted-both” width=”350px” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]
Lead partners. This past year has also seen our corporate and team support grow for the Baylor S3 program and the S3 Report. These organizations are leaders who partner with us in the classroom offering dedicated projects for S3 students and also lead the way in financially supporting the educational process for students and the industry alike. We’re proud to include Academy Sports + Outdoors, AT&T, BAV Consulting, the Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, Phillips 66 and Schlotzsky’s in this group. If you are interested in supporting education with a gift to the S3 academic program which produces the S3 Report, you may do so here.
Contribute. The S3 Report is an open forum for exchange of ideas and best practices in sports sponsorship & sales. If you have ideas or interest in contributing content for the common good, please email here. The S3 Report offers you a way to give back to others by sharing what you’ve learned to be successful and to receive help from so many others who want the industry to grow. Maybe your article will be in the Top 5 in 2014!
[dropshadowbox align=”right” effect=”lifted-both” width=”150px” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Look for S3 State of the Sports Sales Industry Survey on December 1, 2013![/dropshadowbox]The 9th annual Sports Sponsorship & Sales 2013 board meeting was the largest to date. Look through the pictures below to find yourself (which is what so many seem to be trying to do these days) or someone else you know.
The 2013 Chevrolet S3 Awards for outstanding contributions to the S3 program and for exhibiting a WINning attitude were presented by Dave Nottoli (Regional Sales & Marketing Manager, General Motors) to:
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The board meeting featured Frank Miceli (SVP Spurs) as the keynote speaker, Bill Guertin leading a special training session for S3 students, and three outstanding panel discussions:
“Have phone sales gone the way of the Dinosaur?” Moderated by Kris Katseanes (FC Dallas) with panel members Rob Zuer (Rockets), PJ Keane (Astros), Jamie Weinstein (Magic), & Wade Graf (Rangers).
“Activation & Engagement: Effective organization & practices in a changing environment,” Moderated by Travis Dillon (The Marketing Arm) with panel members Matt Ward (Astros), Greg Grissom (Texans), George Killebrew (Mavericks), & Jeanne Garza (Spurs).
“The Do’s & Don’t of Successful Sales Careers,” Moderated by Murray Cohn (NBA), with panel members Brian Norman (76ers), Paige Farragut (Rangers), Nic Garcia (NBA), & Kris Katseanes (FC Dallas)
Banquet & Meetings
With over 55 executives representing 44 organizations, Baylor S3 juniors (32) and seniors (22) built relationships and interviewed for internships and full time positions. Thanks to everyone for your support & participation. [slideshow_deploy id=’3388′]