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ADA "Gillette Stadium: Accessible to All"

Kevin McGuire (CAS'83), an attorney and an ADA consultant, leads a tour of Gillette Stadium, pointing out features that make it accessible for all patrons wi...
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Americans with Disability Act (ADA) is somehting very serious that stadiums also take very serious. ADA helps make sure stadiums keep up to date with their stadiums to make sure that people with disabilities are having the same opportunities as those without disabilities. They want to make sure that the disabled can have just as much fun at an event then the people with no disability. This video will show you the great lengths that Gillette Stadium go to to make sure that people with disabilities have the same experience as everybody else.

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david Plassmann's curator insight, August 21, 2013 8:38 PM

Great example of ADA compliance.

 

Monique Tester's curator insight, April 26, 2014 12:04 PM

Comparing stadiums, New York Giants the New England Patriots stadium. Giants stadium still not publicly funded versus the Gillette stadium being a prime example of what an ADA stadium should be like. Sports Facility Management includes a lot of different aspects of managing when it comes to money and the safety and happiness of the fans.

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Box Office Management

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Box Office managers seems like an easy gig but can definitely have its stress moments. Box office managers are rsponsible for everyhting that goes behind that little glass window you always get your tickets from. They need to make sure that everyhting runs smoothly and that there will be no complaints with the customers. 

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Developing an Emergency Action Plan for Youth Sports

An emergency action plan helps programs and facilities handle emergency situations at practices or games. Vanderbilt sports medicine experts detail the steps...
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Emergency management is probably one of the most important categories for a sports manager or anybody to know. Being ready for anything that comes along is always a good route to take seeing which you don't know what will happen this time at an event. Something new can always come up and you must be prepared. This video will show how to be ready in the youth sports area which always has lots of injuries and how to be prepared for the owrst and what you should have with you and what you should be prepared for.

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Sport Event Risk Management Workshops | The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security

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Risk Management is something that all sport owners face everytime they are hosting an event. How people come prepare for that is key for the saftey of the fans, players and employees. I strongly agree that sport owners should take risk management course or work shops to be on top of their game so that they dont have an incident at their place and don't risk getting hit with a lawsuit because someone didn't put up a wet floor sign and a person ended up slipping and breaking something. This article will show you the best risk management work shop that anybody can and should go to if they are in the sport management business.

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A Closer Look at Stadium Subsidies — The American Magazine

A Closer Look at Stadium Subsidies — The American Magazine | Sports Management AMU | Scoop.it
Despite what many people believe, professional sports venues typically do not spur large-scale economic activity.
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Sport subsidies are talked about non stop in the community people saying that "I can't believe our tax money is going towards this". This will be a discussion that will last a life time. This article will explain the sport subsidies that went on in New York when the Yankees wanted, and soon did, build a brand "new" Yankee Stadium right across the street from the toher taking the people tax money to build this 1.5 billioin dollar stadium.

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Feeding the Big House: Michigan Stadium's concession manager preps for 112,000 football fans

Feeding the Big House: Michigan Stadium's concession manager preps for 112,000 football fans | Sports Management AMU | Scoop.it
What's bigger - the University of Michigan football game itself or the food served with it?
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Concession Management



Concession management is very important to any revenue because it does bring in the most money for the stadium other than the tickets themselves. Concessions are apart of every event in a revenue whether or not that concession sells food or another product. This article will show you what Michigan University's concession manager does to make sure that his staff is on top of their game.

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Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons Fight

This one of the craziest games and fights in Professional Sports
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Crowd Control



Crowd control is very importan in any type of event. You need to make sure that they crowd is acting right and not getting to involved with the activity that is going on. To make sure that the crowd is under control you need make sure that you have a trained staf and security that knows what to look for before something blows up out of porportion. This video shows a fight that broke out between the Detroit Pistons against the Indiana Pacers which doesnt seem like a big deal untill the crowd starts to get involved and fights start to break out between the fans and players showing why crowd control is so important.

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Best Venues in Sports to Visit

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For many sports fans, paradise is sitting inside the stadium of their hometown team. Some think that it couldn ’t get any better. However, there are some venues around the world to which it is worth making a pilgrimage...
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Sport venues are constanty growing and growing and getting the new technology to show the fans that they are up to date with the new trends. Sport owners are constantly trying to get their venues to the top of the list. Is the best sport venues the ones that are growing with the population and upgrading to the new technology or the ones that have history and have a great way to display their history and why they have a great stadium. This article will show you the best venues in the world that you might just have to go see to believe.

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