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A Comprehensive Picture of Annual Stadium Visitation and COVID-19 Recovery Trends

The Coronavirus epidemic has changed the sports landscape significantly. On March 11th, the first domino fell when the NBA suspended the 2019-20 season with meaningful basketball not returning for another 141 days. The majority of sports events in 2020 were played in front of diminished capacities or no fans at all. It’s fairly easy to […]

College NCAA Podcast

Podcast Alert: Larry Scott- Pac-12

Episode recorded in June 2021, prior to the ending of Larry Scott’s Commissioner term. Larry Scott – Former Commissioner of the Pac-12 – joins the show to talk about his experience leading a Power 5 conference, including his biggest successes and greatest challenges from the past 12 years on the job. He and AJ discuss […]

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New Partnership Announcement – Dairy MAX

We are excited to be working with the Dairy MAX team, again! Dairy MAX is a trusted, science-based resource for consumers and stakeholders that drives measurable results and sales for dairy farmers. Together we will be developing and expanding upon an existing esports investment strategy geared towards connecting with Gen Z.

Basketball College Podcast

Podcast Highlight: Val Ackerman

Val Ackerman – Big East Commissioner – on why the name, image and likeness era is one of the most momentous junctures in NCAA history. When student-athletes are selecting a school to attend, they look for the best personal fit in terms of coaching staff, facilities, playing time, academics, proximity to home, and now NIL […]

Brands Podcast Sponsorship

Podcast Alert: Azania Andrews

Anheuser-Busch is well-known for some of the most innovative and exciting activations, advertisements, and marketing campaigns in sports. As VP of Connections, Azania Andrews has a hand in creating all of it. She explains how A-B is able to react quickly to trends that are relevant to consumers, how she helped make Michelob Ultra the […]

Clients MLS

New Partnership Announcement – Charlotte FC

Honored to be welcoming the Charlotte FC organization to the Navigate family! In preparation of launch in 2022, we look forward to partnering together to strategically advance the team from a data and insights perspective.

Brands Podcast Sponsorship

Podcast Highlight: Matt Davis – Anheuser-Busch

Matt Davis – Head of U.S. Sports Marketing at Anheuser-Busch – shares the biggest lessons he’s learned about engaging sports fans, and why brands should aim to be part of the excitement surrounding the event, rather than a distraction. He also gives his advice for teams hoping to partner with Anheuser-Busch. Jeff Adams Ad Example: […]


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