York U sport marketing expert available on Super Bowl at 50


TORONTO, February 4, 2016 – This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl: the greatest spectacle in American sport. The championship has had many eventful moments over its history and interest among fans continues to grow, making it one of the biggest consumer marketing arenas in the sports and entertainment industry. York U Sport Marketing Instructor Vijay Setlur is available for media interviews to discuss various aspects of marketing and advertising surrounding the National Football League (NFL), as well as the business of the NFL, leading up to the championship game on Sunday, February 7, including

- impact on athlete brands and marketing

- the evolution of Super Bowl advertising

- technology and the fan experience

- state of the NFL’s business and progress towards the league’s US$25 annual revenue target

- future broadcast rights and distribution

- concussions and their impact on the future financial health of the league

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Media Contact:
Gloria Suhasini, York University, 416-736-2100, ext. 22094, suhasini@yorku.ca