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Future Vikings stadium name comes with high expectations

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Soon enough, Hubert Humphrey's name will be gone, and so will Mall of America Field. When the Vikings agreed to kick in an additional $50 million, the team secured all future stadium naming rights.

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'Smart' Stadium Goes High-Tech to Track Fan Experience

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A stadium gets a high-tech makeover to compete with the home theater experience of watching the big game.
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Glendale considering solutions to stadium parking issue

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Glendale considering solutions to stadium parking issue, Glendale considers lease agreements to replace most of the 3,200 parking spaces lost for outlet project. The two lease agreements would cost the city nearly $260,000 in the coming fiscal year.

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Stadiums' costs outweighing revenue potential - Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Stadiums' costs outweighing revenue potentialAtlanta Journal Constitution(2006 file photo) Experts say unrealistic revenue projections and the skyrocketing construction cost of sports stadiums, especially football behemoths, is making it increasingly...

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U of M will vote on beer, wine sales at TCF stadium - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

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The University of Minnesota has drafted a plan to begin alcohol sales at Gopher ... ([Interesting--thoughts?

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Amway Center named Sports Facility of the Year - Orlando Sentinel

Amway Center named Sports Facility of the YearOrlando SentinelAmway Center was named Sports Facility of the Year at the Sports Business Awards in Manhattan on Wednesday night.Amway Center, which is the home of the Orlando Magic and the Orlando...

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New concessions deal proved best for stadium authority - News - Citizens Voice

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Jake Danna Stevens / Times-Shamrock Documents show the company hired to handle concessions at PNC Field offered the best deal.


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Minnesota Twins Turn To High-Tech Cameras To Improve Stadium Security - Forbes

Minnesota Twins Turn To High-Tech Cameras To Improve Stadium Security - Forbes | Sports Facility Management. 4349594 | Scoop.it
Stadiums have long utilized technology to improve the fan experience, but the latest improvements have been behind the scenes. The Twins are the latest team to implement a high-tech camera system which has greatly improved stadium security.

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Rhett Moroses's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:58 PM

Crowd control is a huge part of sports facility management. The Minnesota Twins decided to update their security with state of the art cameras after the Los Angeles Dodgers dilemma. it's interesting that this huge investment actually helped them financially in the long run. This article expresses how important facility management is to the sport business. Not only does this teach future sport managers how to manage an aspect such as crowd control, but also improve communication and management skills to find a financial benefit from this in the long run.