Tonight: Eagles, Sixers, Flyers and Phillies Talk Tech and Fan Engagement

Learn how the clubs are using tech to enhance fan engagement.

Jun 15, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Ken Giles (53) pitches in the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Citizens Bank Park. The Cubs defeated the Phillies, 3-0. Photo | Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

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Technology is changing almost every business — and sports is no different. Learn how the big four professional sports teams in the area are using technology to enhance fan engagement and team operations at the Major League Sports & Tech Meetup held at The Hub Cira Centre at 2929 Arch Street. It starts tonight at 6 p.m. Buy tickets here.

ESPN and Sports Illustrated columnist Andrew Brandt will lead a panel discussion featuring the following guests:

  • Anne Gordon — senior vice president of marketing, media and communications for the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Rob Johnson — vice president of business development for the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • Tim McDermott — chief marketing and innovation officer for the Philadelphia 76ers.
  • Michael Harris — director of marketing and special projects for the Philadelphia Phillies.

The event will also feature demos from ticket marketplace StubHub and A View From My Seat, a service that lets event goers share photos and write reviews.

Tonight’s panel discussion represents the first event following an announced merger between Philly New Technology Meetup (PNTM) and Mobile Monday Mid-Atlantic (MoMoMa). PNTM organizers Brad Denenberg and Mike Krupit have taken seats on the board of MoMoMa, joining Chuck Sacco.