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Disney sells out ad time for NHL All-Star events


Disney Advertising has sold out all available ad time for this year’s NHL All-Star Game and NHL All-Star Skills events, per details shared with Marketing Dive. Together, the events have drawn 12 unique sponsors and 34 unique advertisers.

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Discussion Questions:

  1. Which sports networks are owned by Disney?
  2. Why does the NHL host an All-Star Skills event and All-Star Game?
  3. What are broadcast rights?
  4. How much revenue will the NHL generate as a result of their rights deal with ESPN and Turner Sports that was signed in the 2021-22 season?
  5. What are ratings?
  6. Why are ratings important to Disney networks?
  7. Why are they important to the NHL?
  8. Why are they important to advertisers?
  9. According to this story, are NHL ratings increasing or decreasing? Why do you think that might be?
  10. According to this news story, who will be advertising during the NHL All-Star Skills match and All-Star game?
  11. What is sponsorship?
  12. According to this news story, who are the sponsors for this year’s NHL All-Star game?
  13. Why do you think those brands were interested in sponsoring the event?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.


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