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February 13, 2008

It’s About You: Nets Give Season Ticket Holders a “Seat at the Table” with Management

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NJ Nets owner and Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner gave Nets season-ticket holders the opportunity he never offered to most Brooklynites, a "seat at the table:"

East Rutherford, N.J. -- On Monday February 11th, the New Jersey Nets held a Town Hall Meeting where Season Ticket Holders were invited into the team’s practice facility to interact with key decision-makers and hear the State of the Team. On the dais were Principal Owner Bruce Ratner, President Rod Thorn, CEO Brett Yormark, and Special Assistant to the President Kiki Vandeweghe.

An empty seat was set amongst these top members of Nets Management.

Nets Radio Announcer Chris Carrino, who also sat on stage and emceed the event, said: “the empty seat at the table represents you - the fan - and you will sit here and ask what you want.”

“We invited you in because it’s about you.”
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Season Ticket Holders were, one by one, invited to take their “seat at the table” and have their voice heard loud and clear. Everyone who had a question – aimed at one of the four men on stage - was given the chance to ask.
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The Nets opened their doors to give their best customers the chance to hear exactly what is going on with the team from those who make the decisions. Everyone on hand had the opportunity to have their questions asked and to state their opinion. The night was put together for just that. It’s about you. The valued members of the Nets family on hand had their seat at the table.

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Posted by lumi at February 13, 2008 4:53 AM