The Daktronics Experience
68 - Learning About The Sanford Pentagon Operations with Chad Hunt

68 - Learning About The Sanford Pentagon Operations with Chad Hunt

July 8, 2020

To hear about the operations at a multi-use venue, Justin and Matt are joined by Chad Hunt, Digital and Video Manager at the Sanford Pentagon. Chad shares details of the venue and their operations, some of the events they host, and innovative ideas they’ve executed to help during this time.

66 - Introducing Big Stream with Kyle and Chris

66 - Introducing Big Stream with Kyle and Chris

June 24, 2020

Looking for different ways to connect with your fans this fall? To discuss a new offering from Daktronics, Justin and Matt are joined by Kyle Sydow, Daktronics market manager, and Chris Westerman, Daktronics product manager. This new offering allows schools to stream video board content to fans wherever they are watching. It’s called Big Stream because it brings the big game view to a live stream.

64 - Discussing Daktronics Repair Center with Trent Erickson

64 - Discussing Daktronics Repair Center with Trent Erickson

June 10, 2020

When your electronics need to be repaired, where do you take them? Daktronics’ domestic customer can rely on a US-based repair center located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. To discuss our repair center, Justin and Matt are joined by Trent Erickson, Daktronics Repair Center Plant Manager. He talks about our US-based and global repair centers, how they operate to serve our customers, and shares some of the common and uncommon reasons for displays to be repaired.

62 - Bethel College Adds LED Technology with Tony Hoops

62 - Bethel College Adds LED Technology with Tony Hoops

May 27, 2020

To hear about the LED technology transformation at Bethel College in Newton, Kansas, Justin and Matt are joined by their Athletic Director, Tony Hoops. We talk about his role at Bethel, installing a video display at their stadium to support football and other sports and events, how they manage their sponsorships with the display, its overall impact and more.

61 - Facility Upgrades at USD with Cameron Wilson

61 - Facility Upgrades at USD with Cameron Wilson

May 20, 2020

To learn more about the facility upgrades at the University of South Dakota (USD), Justin and Matt talked with Cameron Wilson, Director of Events for USD. The discussion covers Cameron’s path to his current position, what his role is like at USD, their video display systems and much more.

59 - Details of Daktronics Sports Marketing with Kyle and Bud

59 - Details of Daktronics Sports Marketing with Kyle and Bud

May 6, 2020

Daktronics provides many different products and services for its customers, including Daktronics Sports Marketing. To discuss the details of DSM, Justin and Matt are joined by Kyle Sydow, Daktronics market manager, and Bud Postma, retired athletic director and Daktronics consultant. The conversation covers how DSM works, the features and benefits of the program, examples of how it has worked for Bud, and much more.

58 - Handling Sponsorships During COVID with Mike

58 - Handling Sponsorships During COVID with Mike

April 29, 2020

How to handle sponsorships has become somewhat interesting during these times. As such, Justin and Matt sat down with Mike Vogelaar, Daktronics Sports Marketing regional manager, to hear how some Daktronics customers are fulfilling their sponsorships and providing exposure to those businesses due to the absence of live events taking place. He also shares how Daktronics is helping customers be creative with their sponsorships and show to show support for their partners and community.

57 - Behind the SBB projects in Switzerland with Rolf Bauer

57 - Behind the SBB projects in Switzerland with Rolf Bauer

April 22, 2020

As digital signage can be used almost anywhere, Justin and Matt discussed the SBB railway project with Rolf Bauer, region manager for German spoken area of Daktronics international operations. Rolf explains how we’ve worked with SBB to install more than 50 displays across multiple railway stations in Switzerland.

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56 - A Conversation with Northern State University’s Adam Leach

56 - A Conversation with Northern State University’s Adam Leach

April 17, 2020

Justin and Matt are joined by Adam Leach, director of athletic marketing and events for Northern State University, to talk about their recent project including the largest collegiate centerhung in the state of South Dakota. Adam also talks about his role at Northern, how they produce multiple sports on campus and future projects they have coming up.

- Daktronics and Northern State University news release: https://www.daktronics.com/news/Pages/Northern-State-University-Boasts-Largest-Collegiate-Centerhung-in-South-Dakota.aspx
- Northern State University Educational Impact Campaign: http://educational-impact.com/ 

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55 - Businesses Using Digital Signage During COVID-19 with Gina and Jess

55 - Businesses Using Digital Signage During COVID-19 with Gina and Jess

April 8, 2020

How has COVID-19 impacted the use of digital signage by both small and large businesses? Justin and Matt are joined by Gina Kuck, Business Development for National Accounts at Daktronics, and Jess Bern, Strategic Marketing for On-Premise Business at Daktronics, to find out. The conversation also includes the free content Daktronics is providing, what communities are doing to show support during this time and more.

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