The Pulse

A quick trip around sports asking Game Operations personnel a topical question. We bulk the answers together to showcase what’s happening at different levels and sports.

PULSE: Mascot Deliveries

We take the PULSE of mascot programs across the country to see how they are creating and operating Delivery Programs. Find how mascots are delivering big results and engaging fans with these programs, plus tips from these pros.

PULSE: Moment of Silence

We asked a dozen game operations professionals their insights on producing an effective Moment of Silence.

PULSE: Chuck-a-Puck

We take the PULSE of hockey teams across the country to see how they are executing Chuck-a-Puck. Find how others are driving revenue, engaging fans and driving sponsorship with Chuck-a-Puck.

PULSE: Military Appreciation

Military Appreciation Nights are a staple promotion for most sports teams. We take the Pulse of this popular promotion with dozens of examples and ideas from across the US.

PULSE: Teddy Bear Toss

The teddy bear toss is a popular Christmas season promotion at ice hockey games. We take the Pulse of this popular promotion and come away with lots of tips and tricks to make it great.

PULSE: Opening Night

Teams in hockey and hoops discuss what they did this year on Opening night and what they attempt to accomplish via their event production on that night.

PULSE: Fireworks

Teams discuss how they approach fireworks, along with ideas to improve their production.

PULSE: National Anthem

We asked teams how they approach the National Anthem, including song selection, standard procedure, league rules and singer selection.