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AMA Houston September Luncheon about Sam Houston Race Park. Back to basics doesn't have to be boring - Make things interesting with some "shock and awe"

AMA Houston September Luncheon about Sam Houston Race Park. Back to basics doesn't have to be boring - Make things interesting with some "shock and awe"

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  • “ Back To Basics” Presentation to AMA Houston September 9, 2009
    • State of Texas Horse Industry
    • Sam Houston Race Park Profile
    • Rebranding Initiatives
    • Hurricane Ike
    • Creative Samples
    Overview
  • The State of the Texas Horse Industry 55% drop in the number Thoroughbred stallions in Texas since 2001 26% drop in the number of accredited Quarter Horses since 2005 29% drop in the number of Quarter Horse broodmares from 2005 to 2007 50% drop in the total number of mares bred in Texas since 2001 42% drop in the number of registered foals since 2001 33% drop in the number of Quarter Horse stallions in Texas since 2005
  • The State of the Texas Horse Industry 75% increase in the number mares bred in Louisiana since 2001 82% increase in the number of registered foals in New Mexico since 2001
  • Texans are already gaming. *Source: TXP, Inc. $2.3 Billion*
  • Texans are gaming in all of our neighboring states. $387,000,000 $478,400,000 $1,016,100,000 Source: TXP, Inc. $387,000,000 $478,400,000 $1,016,100,000
  • Distribution of Racinos/Casinos Across the Country Commercial Casinos: 12 Racinos: 11 Tribal Casinos: 29
  • The State of the Texas Horse Industry Texas is losing horses, revenue, jobs, and tax money to all of our neighboring states… 74% of Texans polled favored slot machines at racetracks to save the horse racing, breeding, and training industries* Slot machines at racetracks would help the horse industry generate an additional $6.8 billion in economic activity to the state Simply by leveling the playing field the Texas horse industry, without question, will be the finest in the country Source: Baselice and Associates, Inc.
  • BACK TO THE BASICS
  • Here’s to Racing. Here’s to Music.
    • More than 1.3 million visitors are expected to visit the Park in 2009! Live music
    • and more race dates at the Park will fuel for the most significant growth.
    ~120+ Live Racing Days Quarter Horses - May to August Thoroughbreds - Nov. to April Live racing during the triple crown! 30+ Live Music Events Summer Concert Series – 14+ Contemporary Concerts – 4x Classic Rock or Other Series – 6x Major Music Festivals – 6x+
    • In addition to racing and live music, Sam Houston Race Park is home to other marquee
    • events in Houston. Sam Houston Race Park hosts:
    Everything’s Bigger at the Park Cirque de Soleil (returning in 2010) - 40 performances - 100,000+ people Fourth of July – Live Racing & Fireworks Show - Largest Aerial Fireworks Show in Houston - 30,000+ people annually - Triple Crown Simulcast– Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont - Simulcast of the most popular days of live racing in the world - 20,000+ people annually
    • OTC Cook-off & BBQ
    • - During the Oil Technical Conference each year
    • - 15,000 to 20,000 people annually
    • Texas First Responders Cook Off
    • - More than 40 cooking teams
    • - Live music
    • New Years Eve - Zoom & Boom
    • - Live racing and New Year’s Eve Party
    • - Fireworks, balloon drop and champagne toast
    • TQHA Yearling Sale
    • Largest sale of Quarter Horses in the State
    • Over $4m in sales in 2008
    • 10,000 people annually
  • Who are our customers?
    • Sam Houston Race Park customers are well educated, affluent and eager
    • to spend money!
    • 52% Male, 48% Female
    • Age varies greatly by type of event, but averages to be about 49 years old
      • 67% of live racing customers are aged 21-54 with more 33% aged 21-35
      • 86% of concert goers are aged 21-54 with more than 50% aged 21-35
      • Simulcast customer skews older
    • 60% college educated
    • High household income
      • 60% have household incomes of $75,000 or more
      • Median household income is $91,300 almost 60% higher than Houston average
    • 80% own a single-family home
    Scarborough Report 2/2008, On site surveys (May-August 2008)
    • Sam Houston Race Park strives to be a major player in the
    • horse racing and entertainment business in Houston
    Our Goal
    • Branding Goals
      • Create awareness of the brand
      • Educate core target of the entertainment options at SHRP
      • Aide sponsor/partnership initiatives by building equity for the brand
      • Increase attendance to the park
    SHRP Rebranding Initiative (Summer 2008)
  • SHRP Rebranding Initiative Cont.
    • Brand promise
      • We promise you’ll have an active & engaging experience.
    • Support
      • Horse racing is a sport that you become invested in, whether one time or on-going. And the more you know the more fun you it is.
      • ALL of our guests trade in the currency of social experiences.
  • SHRP Rebranding Initiative Cont.
    • New Logo/Tag – Peter A. Mayer Agency (New Orleans)
    • “ Here’s to Racing” campaign
  • TV: Let’s Make Things Interesting
    • The Park ran two commercial spots tagged with weekly
    • event highlights.
  • TV: Let’s Make Things Interesting
    • The Park ran two commercial spots tagged with weekly
    • event highlights.
  • TV: Let’s Make Things Interesting
    • The Park ran two commercial spots tagged with weekly
    • event highlights.
  • TV: Let’s Make Things Interesting
    • The Park ran two commercial spots tagged with weekly
    • event highlights.
  • TV: And The Winner Is…
    • Here’s To Racing: The Restroom Race was named one of the Funniest Commercials of 2008 and aired on the TBS televised special in December 2008.
    • Here’s To Racing: The Restaurant Race spot was awarded “TV Best of Show” at the 2009 ADDY Awards .
  • Outdoor: Let’s Make Things Interesting
    • The Park ran billboards throughout the Houston market
    • 12+ boards during summer 2008
    • 2 racing messages
    • 1 live music message
  • Hurricane Ike – September 2008 Houston and the Park slammed by storm – Live Racing cancelled for nine months!!!
  • Marketing: We’re Back!! Following Hurricane Ike, The Park Grand Re-Opening Campaign debuted across print, radio, TV & online outlets beginning March 2009
  • Radio: What did they just say?
    • The Park shakes things up with a new radio campaign!
  • Radio: What did they just say?
    • The Park shakes things up with a new radio campaign!
  • Print: New Look & Feel
    • The Park placed ads throughout the season focusing on
    • key racing event, special events & concerts.
  • Interactive and Web 2.0
    • The Park moved 20% of its budget online in 2009. The
    • goals of the campaign were:
    • Dominate Facebook (Coupons, other applications)
    • Create/enhance presence on Twitter , MySpace , other social media platforms
    • Aggressively build and tap mobile database (email, text)
    • A better ad buy (display ads, adwords)
    • TRACK IT!
    • SHRP Community Manager
  • Social Media: We’re Growing!
  • How are we doing?
    • Branding Goals
      • Create awareness of the brand
      • Educate core target of the entertainment options at SHRP
      • Aide sponsor/partnership initiatives by building equity for the brand
      • Increase attendance to the park
  • Now What?
    • The Park continues to explore new technology & BUILD our ONLINE COMMUNITY
    • Convert AWARENESS to ATTENDANCE
    • FRESHEN UP our campaigns now that we have moved past Ike and initial campaign launch
    • Keep working the Texas Legislature for CHANGE
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