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John Collins was born on 27 November, 1961 in American, is an American professional sports executive. Discover John Collins's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 59 years old?

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In 2019, Collins led the launch of On Location’s first-ever Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest, a three-night concert series featuring some of the biggest names in music including Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Post Malone, Aerosmith, Migos and more and brought in over 41,000 guests to State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia over the three nights.

The first major event under Collins’ leadership at OLE was Super Bowl LI, held in Houston on Feb. 5, 2017. The wide array of hospitality events — which included concerts, pregame and postgame parties, and other high-end opportunities for fans to experience the NFL's biggest event of the year — was positively received by critics.

According to Abraham Madkour of Sports Business Journal, "It was a coming-out party for On Location Experiences, the NFL’s official hospitality partner, owned by RedBird Capital Partners, Bruin Sports Capital, 32 Equity (which oversees the NFL’s investment) and Jon Bon Jovi. All in all, executives had to feel good about Houston. They are crafting a compelling narrative, reshaping the Super Bowl experience. Outside of game day, the hottest ticket of the week was On Location’s Club Nomadic, a custom-designed 62,500-square-foot nightclub that was packed with nearly 9,000 spectators a night from Thursday to Saturday and had such talent as Bruno Mars (Pepsi’s event) and Taylor Swift (DirecTV/AT&T). Bold-face names — NFL owners, sponsor/media executives and celebrities — were all requesting hard-to-get tickets.

Chicago Blackhawks owner and chairman Rocky Wirtz said, "We’re going to add another billion dollars in gross revenue in the very near future. The CBA is long-term [10 years, with opt-outs for the league and players after eight], and now the focus is on growth. I’m extremely happy about the future of the NHL."

CBS Sports’ Chris Peters said, "It is an unprecedented kind of deal in North American sports television. Rogers basically controls everything surrounding live NHL games in Canada with the exception of some regional broadcasts in Winnipeg and Montreal. … a deal like this is further proof that the game is as healthy and vibrant as it ever has been and the future looks only brighter because of it."

It was the first time a Canadian team played in the Winter Classic. Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston said, "The feeling when the players walked into the 87-year-old stadium in front of more than 100,000 fans was truly something special. The biggest and best Winter Classic of them all lived up to its advanced billing." The Toronto Star’s Damien Cox said, "The ability of the NHL to use this event to bottle the joy of the sport was again the undisputed victor."


On November 5, 2018, On Location announced the launch of the first-ever Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest. The three-night concert series was held on Thursday through Saturday at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia leading up to Super Bowl Sunday. Additional presenting partners for the event were EA Sports, Stub Hub and Ticketmaster. The successful Super Bowl Music Festival grossed more than $11 million in its first year, according to an article in Pollstar.


As part of the company's growth strategy and to differentiate OLE in the marketplace, Collins led the acquisitions of Anthony Travel, Kreate Inc., a leading full-service live creative concept, production and entertainment firm. OLE also entered into a joint venture with Ricky Kirshner of Kirshner Events, one of the entertainment industry's preeminent event producers. Most notably, on December 2017 On Location acquired PrimeSport, its strongest competitor and a leader in providing direct access to some of the biggest events in sports and entertainment. This deal created significant scale for On Location Experiences by expanding its platform of services and creating a combined company with rights to 150 teams, leagues and events.Through the deal with PrimeSport, On Location also acquired CID Entertainment, a hospitality leader in the live music and festival industry. In October 2018, On Location expanded its offerings in the music industry through the acquisition of Future Beat, a leading provider of VUIP concert experiences for the live music industry.

In December 2017, On Location Experiences broadened its reach across sports and entertainment when it announced the acquisition of its strongest competitor, PrimeSport, an Atlanta-based agency with relationships that extend throughout college and professional sports. This deal was pivotal in the growth of On Location Experiences as a leading premium hospitality company. According to Michael Smith at the Sports Business Journal, “The deal creates true scale, with customers having access to many more events at one stop. CEO John Collins said the goal is for the fan or the corporate client to use OLE as the platform to “build out a personal bucket list of events” for each year.”


During his tenure, Collins has led many new programming and technology initiatives, including the Winter Classic and Stadium Series outdoor games, which have played to sold-out football and baseball stadiums across the country, popular collaborations with HBO around all-access "24/7" series, the launch of the popular GameCenter LIVE streaming game subscription product and the introduction and launch of the NHL Network to 50 million U.S. homes. In conjunction with the NHL Players Association, Collins led the development of and negotiations for the "World Cup of Hockey" to be played in Toronto in September 2016 with participation from 15 international federations. In September 2015, the NHL and Adidas, Fanatics and Outer Stuff announced a new $1B consumer products model designed to better and more directly serve NHL fans.


Collins joined On Location Experiences (OLE) in December 2015 with the goal of creating a world-class "unique experiential live events company."According to a recent press release, “On Location is a partner to over 150 rights holders including the NFL, NCAA, the PGA of America and the United States Tennis Association, and provides unrivalled official access for both corporate clients and fans looking for immersive experiences at marquee events including the Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, NFL Draft, NCAA Final Four, PGA of America events, numerous College Football Bowl Games and the Tennis Majors.”Through its music divisions, CID Entertainment and Future Beat, On Location “also partners with numerous artists and music festivals, including Imagine Dragons, Metallica, Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa and Electric Daisy Carnival.”

Since 2015, Collins has overseen the company’s expansion from a $35M, four-person, single event entity (formerly NFL On Location) to one now boasting over $600M in annual revenues across 150 right holder partnerships and 500 employees across 8 offices. Collins has led OLE’s rapid growth through acquisitions and deep strategic partnership ventures that have positioned On Location Experiences as a leading experiential hospitality business serving fans in sports, music and entertainment.

In August 2015, the NHL and Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, announced a groundbreaking digital media rights partnership.


John Collins is an American professional sports executive, who currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business and the official hospitality partner of the National Football League. Collins previously served as Chief Operating Officer of the National Hockey League, which was named "Sports League of the Year" by the SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily in 2014 and 2011. Before joining the NHL, he was a senior executive with the National Football League and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Browns.

Collins explained the OLE value proposition to Forbes: "These types of things were already happening—but it was like the Wild Wild West. Nothing was coordinated. We felt there was an opportunity for someone to come in and create tentpole events that even further activate the Super Bowl, which is kind of like the crown jewel of sports... The need was there."

The NHL announced the 2014 NHL Stadium Series (branded the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series), an upcoming series of outdoor regular season National Hockey League games. These are designed to "capture the imagination of the local markets and become a touchstone for the casual fan," wrote ESPN's Scott Burnside, who quoted Collins saying, "You have to be at these events to understand how the game becomes a gathering point for a community, the way a community lights up around hockey. That local impact is incredibly powerful."

The 2014 Winter Classic pitted the Detroit Red Wings against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the University of Michigan's "Big House" in Ann Arbor. The event set several records. The crowd of 105,491 is the largest to ever to see a hockey game, and the 8.2 million television viewers in the U.S. (NBC) and Canada (CBC) is a North American record for a regular season game.


In November 2013, Collins led the NHL negotiations to partner with Rogers Communications for exclusive rights to broadcast all national hockey telecasts in Canada. Estimated to more than double its Canadian television revenue, the 12-year deal is worth $5.2 billion.

The largest media rights arrangement in NHL history – and the largest ever sports-media deal ever in Canada – it kicked off in the 2014-15 season and run through the 2025-26 season.

In July 2013, the NHL announced another stadium game with the return of the Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic in 2014, with the Vancouver Canucks versus the Ottawa Senators at the BC Place in Vancouver on March 2. The 2011 Heritage Classic led to its best Sunday performance of the season and merchandise sales for the outdoor game were the third-largest ever for an NHL event.

This recent trend, plus the NBC Sports Deal, resulted in the 2013 Stanley Cup final was the most-watched on record, up 91% from 2012. The entire Stanley Cup playoffs were the most-watched since 1997, up 18% from 2012.


The 2012 NHL Winter Classic saw the New York Rangers defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2. Since New Year's Day fell on a Sunday, the game was moved to January 2. It was reported that the game generated as much as $36 million in revenues to its host city, Philadelphia.


At the forefront of the League's growth, Collins' accomplishments include the negotiation of a $2.2B media rights deal in 2011 with NBC, a $5.2B landmark rights agreement in 2013 with Rogers - the largest media deal in League and Canadian history - and a groundbreaking $1B digital media rights partnership in 2015 with Major League Baseball Advanced Media.

In May 2011, the NHL was named "Sports League of the Year" by the SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily and again in 2014. The Winter Classic was also feted by SBJ/SBD as the "Event of the Year" twice, with those honors coming in 2006 and 2014. The NHL was selected as "Marketer of the Year" (2008) by Advertising Age, and was labelled one of the "Most Innovative Companies" by Fast Company (2009). In 2010, Collins was named an "Executive of the Year" by the American Business Awards, winning a Stevie Award for his success with the NHL.

Collins began his career in professional sports with NFL Films, where he helped introduce programming such as HBO's Hard Knocks and Inside the NFL. Collins later teamed up with HBO Sports and its 24/7 reality franchise to develop "24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the NHL Winter Classic," which won a Sports Emmy Award for "Outstanding Edited Sports Special" in May 2011. The program is now repeated annually for every Winter Classic.

On April 20, 2011, the NHL and NBC Sports Group announced a 10-year broadcast deal reportedly worth $2 billion – roughly $125 million a year more than reported sums under the previous NHL deal with Versus. Starting with the 2011-12 season, NBC Sports Group is broadcasting 100 regular season hockey games across its networks and for the first time all NHL playoff games are broadcast nationally. By showing every game of the playoffs nationally, the NHL can create "eight weeks of nonstop coverage," said Collins, who was the lead strategist on the deal. This has increased viewership: the 2013 Stanley Cup final was the most-watched on record and the playoffs were the most-watched since 1997, up 18% from 2012. The most watched single game was the 2011 Game 7.

In February 2011, Collins negotiated a sponsorship deal for Coors to become the official beer of the NHL -- MillerCoors in the United States and MolsonCoors in Canada. Worth $375 million over seven years, The New York Times called it the biggest corporate sponsorship in N.H.L. history, noting, "For the N.H.L., the new beer sponsorship demonstrates its progress in recent years, especially in reaching young, affluent, technologically savvy fans who love their ice-cold suds."

Collins explained his philosophy for expanding NHL viewership: "We feel like the bigger than the business, and the focus on creating a national halo can definitely lift the sport to another level." The NHL has seen considerable rise in popularity in recent years, with rising viewership, ad revenue, merchandising, and Internet traffic. In May 2011, Ad Age reported the NHL was on pace for its fifth consecutive year of record total revenue and quoted Collins saying, "What I try to bring is a perspective where the NHL just needs to think bigger … The Stanley Cup should be, and could be, as big as March Madness from a ratings standpoint and an advertising standpoint."


SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily named the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic the "Event of the Year" in 2009 and 2014. In May 2014, Collins said, "Our great partners at Bridgestone and NBC also play a vital role and we're grateful to the SportsBusiness Journal for once again recognizing the Winter Classic as an event that does what sports is supposed to do: Bring people together to create unforgettable memories for generations of fans."

Collins spearheaded the NHL Network Online, creating partnerships with news sites and portals, blogs, video hubs, and digital retail outposts. The NHL's strategy under Collins is different than many other major sports franchises, which have resisted digital syndication efforts. This may be because, while hockey's fan base is smaller, it is generally more affluent. quickly saw significantly more traffic (up 135 percent from August 2009 to February 2010), receiving a record 13.4 million unique visits in January 2010.

Under Collins, the NHL introduced an "all-access" service. This integration has contributed to a "66 percent annual average increase in sponsor support and ad spending on our media properties as well," Collins told The Wall Street Journal.The League has also unveiled NHL GameCenter LIVE, enabling fans to watch out-of-market games via live video.These improvements in part led Fast Company Magazine to name the NHL one of the most innovative companies in 2009.


As the NHL's chief operating officer beginning in August 2008, Collins was the architect of a brand and business strategy that helped transform the NHL and drove unprecedented levels of popularity and financial growth over the past decade. His strategic vision for the NHL brand focused on three pillars: build national scale for a sport, business and fan base that has been historically more tribal than other leagues; foster innovation and deploy the latest technology to create the best content for fans across new and multiple platforms; and expand the League's reach in North America and new international markets through innovative and strategic partnerships.


In 2007, Collins spearheaded the development of the NHL Winter Classic, played outdoors on New Year's Day, with NBC Sports executive Jon Miller, who told The Boston Globe that the key to making the game successful was "Collins’s vision, energy, and passion." The Classic's success earned Collins Marketer of the Year by Advertising Age Magazine. Sports Illustrated columnist Dan Shaughnessy said of the new Winter Classic, "now hockey owns New Year's Day the way baseball owns the Fourth of July and football owns Thanksgiving." Sports Business Journal named the NHL Winter Classic the 2008 "Event of the Year." Revenues for the 2010 Classic, played between the Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers, were expected to generate $8 million in ticket sales at Fenway Park and $3 million in ad sales for NBC.


Collins was responsible for strategic leadership for all of the League's global business, media, marketing, sales, broadcast and digital media operations while working closely with the 30 clubs to support their ticketing, media and business operations. Joining the NHL in 2006, Collins became Senior Executive Vice President, Business and Media in May 2007. During Collins' tenure, the League grew from a $2B to a $4B industry, with national businesses averaging 18% annual revenue growth and 28% annual operating profit growth.


Collins was President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Browns from 2004-06. Starting in 2002 with the inauguration of the "NFL Kickoff" celebration at Times Square, he steered the NFL's focus toward big events, ultimately increasing NFL sponsorships by $1.9 billion, and doubled annual corporate sponsorship revenues to more than $200 million in 14 months. He also presided over the Super Bowl XXXVI halftime show featuring U2. These successes led to Advertising Age naming him one of America's top 50 marketers in 2003.