The league has the clear objective of expanding its fan base outside of the United States. NFL already has 150 million fans abroad and expects 50 million more in the next decade. In addition, the NFL expects to grow its international business to $1 billion over the next 10 years- To reach those objectives, Brett´s actions are fundamental and in this conversation, he explains NFL´s plan to achieve its goals, the challenges faced and what is next for the league in the international market.
What you can learn today:
- What represents the international market for the NFL
- The internationalization plans and objectives of the league
- Differences between an international federation and the NFL
- How to create strong brands and fan bases abroad
01:01 Brett’s background in rugby
05:00 His change into the NFL
07:10 The relevance of the NFL, how big it is?
08:41 The job of the NFL in the UK and Europe
11:37 NFL growth outside the USA
12:18 How to structure a team to work with outside the USA
14:13 Main markets for NFL in Europe
14:59 How is the brand perceived in those markets?
17:44 The collaboration with the teams to reach the league internationalisation
20:49 Differences between working in an international federation and the NFL
25:21 the legacy left at world rugby, the organisation plans
27:14 the future of digital revenue of the league
29:48 The IHMA strategy
33:18 Player’s data, legal implications
35:19 The biggest challenges in the sport business
38:11 Brett desires to achieve in the next five years
40:07 Could it be possible to have a Super Bowl in Europe in the future?
42:28 Ritual Questions