Late last month we invited 20 teenagers from the Boys and Girls Club to Experience for the first Treasure event hosted at our (really cool) office. The event, an entrepreneurship workshop, broke down the fundamentals of starting a business while encouraging creativity and ideation so that the kids could present their business ideas by the end of the workshop. And boy did these young minds come up with amazing ideas.
our perspective on the full fan experience
I love hearing ideas from teams, making them a reality, and seeing the look on their faces when we tell them your idea is now something that we can do. There’s really no such thing as a typical day, between multiple games every night and checking in with our partners on their offerings. That’s the exciting part though. It’s the couple minutes before a team call and I know that I get to host it, that’s what gets me fired up. It’s that client interaction. Oh my gosh. The people at Experience! They’re motivated. Extremely, extremely motivated. And eager to help.
How many times have you heard a company or product referred to as “the Netflix of _______?” It’s a common analogy because everyone is trying to think of ways to tap into the growing subscription economy. However, the very best content in the entire world is the live content that you can only experience from being present at a game or a concert, but there’s never been a technology that allows sports and entertainment companies to deliver subscription tickets directly to their fans from their brands. Until now…
“The Experience Pass student program offered flexibility that was nearly impossible in the past. With Pass technology, we can add games, set seating locations and prices, and make changes to the plans very quickly if we need to.” – Kenny Farrell, Arizona Diamondbacks VP of Marketing & Analytics on Pass technology.
At Experience, we don’t strive for perfection because we’re never done and our industry never stops changing. In five years we’ve grown to 350+ live event properties and partner with the likes of Ticketmaster, Live Nation, MLB.com, the NFL, and FELD. Lean development allowed us to grow quickly. Let’s take a look at some examples of how we avoid perfection, take strategic bets, and ship lean.