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Welcome to FROM THE BRIDGE, a place for you to learn more about sports and entertainment marketing, sponsorships, sales, event management, fan engagement along with a variety of information and insights to help you better do your job or pursue your passions.

From the Bridge Rick Jones

    • Investing
    • 5.0, 29 Ratings

Welcome to FROM THE BRIDGE, a place for you to learn more about sports and entertainment marketing, sponsorships, sales, event management, fan engagement along with a variety of information and insights to help you better do your job or pursue your passions.

    Episode 30: Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Politics and Religion

    Episode 30: Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Politics and Religion

    In the exciting Season Finale of From The Bridge, The Captain dives into all of the topics that are typically considered “Politically Incorrect”. He interviews Brad Todd about Coach To Cure MD and what it’s like to work in the “sport” of politics. He shares four hot takes on current events in Sports Marketing and of course another great place to eat, On The Road with Rick. A special Thank You to all of you how have joined us for Season One of From The Bridge, we are so grateful for your listenership and look forward to bringing you Season 2!

    Episode 29: Giving Back and Cause Marketing with J.W. Cannon

    Episode 29: Giving Back and Cause Marketing with J.W. Cannon

    On a very special segment of From The Bridge, The Captain focuses on the importance of giving back and why supporting a noble cause can make a huge difference in your business. His guest J.W. Cannon of The American Cancer Society explains why working for a higher cause has been so impactful in his career.

    Episode 28: Everything I Learned About Sponsorship, I Learned At IEG with Lesa Ukman

    Episode 28: Everything I Learned About Sponsorship, I Learned At IEG with Lesa Ukman

    Rick interviews his hero, Lesa Ukman (of IEG, Lisa Ukman Partnerships and much more) in this epic episode. They discuss how his career has been deeply impacted by The International Events Group Sponsorship Conference and how she continues to stay on the cutting edge of the sponsorship world.

    Episode 27: Client Service - The Key To Continued Relationships with Dan Keats

    Episode 27: Client Service - The Key To Continued Relationships with Dan Keats

    The Captain is back to explain why you can delegate everything EXCEPT responsibility when it comes to Client Service. His guest Dan Keats of Allstate is the guest of honor and they discuss in detail just why exceptional customer service is the key to your success in this industry.

    Episode 26: Why Some Sponsorships Fail with Ron Cook

    Episode 26: Why Some Sponsorships Fail with Ron Cook

    The Captain discusses the reality that unfortunately, sometimes sponsorships do fail. He goes a step further and examines the most common scenarios of WHY some sponsorships fail and invites his business partner Ron Cook to the bridge to discuss his most fascinating (and hilarious) industry tales. As always we take you to another delicious stop (this time in Nashville) On The Road with Rick.

    Episode 25: Building An Activation Plan with Matthew Scheckner

    Episode 25: Building An Activation Plan with Matthew Scheckner

    The Captain is back and starts the discussion about the nuanced process of building an activation plan. Plus, he interviews the legendary Matthew Scheckner of Stillwell Partners, a New York City based boutique consultancy, about his multifaceted career. As always, we go On The Road with Rick and he shares another Tuesday Tip

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Mac NYC. ,

Rick is an incredible salesperson with unique ideas

One of a kind! Rick brings great perspective into complex sales, sponsorship and creative problem solving.

The format of the podcast will keep you engaged throughout and has something for everyone. Enjoy.

Lindelthelegend ,

Amazing insight no matter your industry!

Rick Jones is a seasoned veteran of the biz and gives some amazingly applicable and unique advice that any business could use!

Albany Georgia Jones ,

Applicable to much more than sports

I know the target audience is primarily sports and sponsorship based, but I found myself immediately thinking of ways to apply his insights to my small business. After all, my customers and clients ARE and should be my fan base. Great job, Captain Rick!

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