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Cynopsis Measurement & Data Conference
June 11 | 11:45AM – 5:00PM | CNVS, NYC
On Tuesday, June 11, the most influential data and measurement experts will come together to tackle the industry’s hot topics. Join thought leaders and gain valuable insights from
A + E
, Bain Media Lab
, Dentsu Aegis
, TVB, USIM, Warner Brothers
Sponsored by: NCC Media, Videa, Tubular Labs, TVSquared and tunity
The Philadelphia Eagles announced an extension with Lincoln Financial Group that will now run through the 2032 season, ensuring that naming rights of Lincoln Financial Field remain in place. “We are extremely proud to continue our partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles, which plays a strategic role in elevating awareness of our brand to a wide and diverse audience,” said Dennis R. Glass, president and CEO, Lincoln Financial Group (per the Eagles). “Additionally, our team connection has always gone much deeper than just the name on the stadium, and so we look forward to creating even more positive outcomes together that will benefit the local community.”
GOLF Channel and Loch Lomond Whiskies are locked in to once again launch a promotional tour with the Claret Jug ahead of The 148TH Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The Claret Jug will be making stops in select US cities in May and June ahead of the major championship in July. The tour kicks off on Saturday in Denver, and will culminate on June 26 in New Jersey.
The NHL unveiled a new brand spot on national TV, digital and social platforms ahead of last night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final. The spot, titled “Feel,” highlights the NHL and its players’ connection with fans extending “far beyond the ice… where what matters has nothing to do with stats or standings.” “While the action on the ice gets the spotlight, it’s often the quieter moments between players and fans that form emotional connections and make lifelong memories,” said Brian Jennings, NHL Chief Brand Officer and Executive Vice President. “Hopefully this spot captures, in a small way, the excitement and emotion that binds all of those on one side of the glass to the other.”
Genius Sports Group was named by Football DataCo as the data rights holder of all competitions organized by the Premier League, English Football League and Scottish Professional Football League and will serve as their official supplier of live data to the global sports betting sector. Through Betgenius, its sports betting division, Genius Sports Group will capture official live game data in-stadia at over 4,000 fixtures a season, and distribute it to hundreds of licensed sportsbook operators around the world in under a second.
The Professional Fighters League announced the launch of the official PFL Live app. Developed in partnership with Kiswe Mobile, the PFL Live app is designed to enhance the second screen experience for fight fans around the world, catering to the ever-connected, engaged and global viewing audience through livestreams, gaming, social hangouts, exclusive content, news, scores, results, stats and more.
The National Hockey League locked in its broadcast team for the 2019 NHL Gaming World Championship Regional Finals and World Final, tapping the talents of Arda Ocal and Andrew ‘Nasher’ Telfer for another go-around, while Faizal Khamisa – who hosted the Canadian Final last year – will host the European and Canadian Regional competitions. Newcomer Carley Johnston will make her GWC debut at the European Live Regional Final. A new 30-minute pregame show, The GWC Lobby – hosted by Amanda Soucy along with Gaming Expert Cole ‘TacTix’ Mogg – will debut ahead of the European Final on May 18, at 10:30a.
Gaming laptops and peripherals brand MSI cemented a partnership with the National Association of Collegiate Esports. MSI will support NACE in promoting collegiate esports across campuses by providing industry expertise and guidelines on the right gaming hardware for member schools looking to grow or establish a collegiate esports program. “The partnership with MSI continues the association down the path of providing the best in class to our member colleges and universities. MSI adds much to the process of outfitting esports arenas with the best equipment fielded by companies that are innately qualified of the unique challenges and opportunities with varsity level esports. MSI has great plans for collegiate esports and we are excited to be a part of these plans as more and more institutions recognize the importance of collegiate esports,” said Michael Brooks, NACE Executive Director.
Beasley Media Group appointed Heidi Raphael to Chief Communications Officer for the company. Raphael most recently served as the Vice President of Corporate Communications.
Warriors/Rockets on ESPN at 9p.
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Esports Tempest Awards
The only recognition program that shines a spotlight on the industry’s most innovative esports companies, with categories that span production, marketing, talent, and technology.
Winners will be announced live at the HyperX Esports Arena during the Esports Business Summit and promoted across social media, and digital assets—reaching over 300,000 key Esports business industry players.
ON THIS DAY in 2002: The Charlotte Hornets move to New Orleans.
In the Know: The Atlanta Hawks relocated from which city? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company and city.)
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: Who was the last MLB pitcher to throw a perfect game? Answer: Felix Hernandez. Kudos: Michael Ritz-Northwestern Mutual/NY; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton; Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station; Rich Wolfe-Lone Wolfe Press/Scottsdale; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank
Later — Chris
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