Sports Business Radio is an award-winning multimedia brand. In addition to our podcast (available via iTunes, Stitcher and Tunein Radio), Sports Business Radio also features the "Sports Business Radio Road Show", where we take our show to universites and conduct an interview with a key decision maker from the world of sports in front of sports business students and alums. Sports Business Radio Road Show guests have included former NBA star & media entrepreneur Baron Davis, Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall, MLS Commissioner Don Garber, Jordan Brand President Larry Miller and Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott.
The Sports Business Radio Twitter feed @SBRadio was named one of the Top 100 Must Follow Sports Business Twitter Accounts by Forbes.com.
Launched in 2004, Sports Business Radio focuses on the issues and people directly impacting the world of sports business. Guests on the show offering an insider's perspective include pro sports league executives, agents, college athletics administrators, sports apparel company reps, ad agency executives, media executives, coaches and athletes. Portland is a natural point of origin for Sports Business Radio with companies such as Nike, adidas and Wieden & Kennedy all based in the Pacific Northwest.
Host Brian Berger is a former front office executive for the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers. Berger owns a PR consulting firm and is the Founder/CEO of the Sports PR Summit. Through that work, Berger has compiled a large network of contacts throughout the world of sports.
Berger was behind the mic as a radio broadcaster for the memorable Loyola Marymount University men's basketball team that made an emotional run through the 1990 NCAA Tournament following the tragic death of star Hank Gathers. LMU made it all the way to the Great Eight of the NCAA Tournament and Berger was there to describe the action.
Big-name guests who have gone one-on-one on Sports Business Radio with Brian Berger include former NBA Commissioner David Stern, golf icon Jack Nicklaus, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock, New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis, NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, Washington Capitals & Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis, MLS Commissioner Don Garber, NBA MVP Steve Nash, boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya, tennis legend John McEnroe and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota.
When you partner with the Sports Business Radio, you are getting access to the many sports professionals, business executives, college students and sports enthusiasts from around the world who listen to our popular podcast, attend our live events and follow us on social media.
Media sponsorship packages are available that include:
- Interviews on Sports Business Radio with your company's executives to talk about your business success stories. These interviews are then tweeted out @SBRadio with your company tagged in the tweet.
- Segment sponsorships - weekly headlines segment, Sports Cents (interview with our featured guest), Technology Lab (technology breakthrough), Caught in the Crosslights (person or company from the sports world facing a PR crisis)
- We can put your product in front of our big-name guests
- Contests and give-aways
Keynote speaking appearances:
Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger is a popular and enthusiastic public speaker, who engages live audiences with humor, intelligence and valuable information about today's sports world via an interactive presentation. In addition to hosting Sports Business Radio since 2004, Berger appears regularly on national TV to comment on sports business, Crisis PR and Social Media.
His keynote speaking topics include:
* Everything is on the Record - Navigating Today's World of Transparency
* Business & Leadership Lessons Pulled from Conversations with Sports Business Radio's Iconic Guests
* How to Make your Personal and Corporate Brand Memorable in an Authentic Manner
All speaking engagements are customized for the audience Berger will be speaking to.
To learn more about how to become a partner with Sports Business Radio, email Sports Business Radio VP of Partnership Solutions Diane Penny at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 619.750.7778.