Revenue Replaces Miles: The Airline Loyalty Evolution

Frontier Airlines recently became the latest carrier to change its loyalty program to a revenue-based model. This means flyers earn miles based on spend rather than just distance travelled, which is then reflected in the redemption options in the respective airline’s Loyalty Marketplace.  Other major airlines have made the switch too, including United Airlines (MileagePlus) […]

Diving into Toronto’s Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo

Last Friday, a few of our team members embarked on an adventure as we delved into the heart of Canada’s largest and most renowned sports collectibles show – the Sports Card Expo in Toronto.  As we stepped onto the bustling floor of the expo, we were greeted by a sea of passionate fans and avid […]

Taking the Game to the Next Level: Red Sox Auction MLB.TV Promo

Recently, Major League Baseball and the Red Sox have taken a groundbreaking step by elevating their auctions to new heights, bringing them directly into the heart of the action. On April 15th, during a game featuring the iconic Boston Red Sox, an exciting broadcast promotion on MLB.TV unfolded in support of the Jackie Robinson Foundation. […]

Work from home? Nope. Work from DOME!!! ⚾

On Wednesday, our team traded in spreadsheets for stadium seats and headed to the Toronto Blue Jays game against the Yankees. It was all part of the Jays’ ‘Work from Dome’ campaign, and boy, did we make the most of it! As we settled into our seats, surrounded by a sea of blue and white, […]

Brisbane Lions Fans are Loving Experiences!

The Brisbane Lions (AFL) have hit another high note on their Sports Marketplace, with recent auctions heating up the excitement among fans. This time, it wasn’t just about securing physical memorabilia; fans had the chance to bid on unforgettable Gameday Experiences. From being a Junior Mascot to, my personal favourite, flipping the coin at the […]

Enhancing the live event experience

A recent partnership between venue developer Oak View Group (OVG) and Oracle demonstrates how technology can continue to enhance the live event experience for modern fans.  OVG’s technology promising concession experience improvements, better mobile ordering, and streamlined payments set the stage for even greater innovation in catering to changing consumer/fan expectations.  Although these enhancements are […]

The weirdest sports memorabilia ever sold

When it comes to sports memorabilia, fans will go to great lengths to own a piece of their favourite athlete’s history. While some collectors seek out the usual suspects like signed jerseys or game-worn sneakers, others have their sights set on more unusual items. From a napkin that launched a superstar’s career to a urinal […]

Choice Privileges Experience Marketplace Launches!

CDi would like to welcome our newest partner – Choice Hotels International. We are excited to share the news that Choice Privileges has launched its Experience Marketplace, enabling loyalty members to bid on exclusive experiences. From VIP access to concerts featuring renowned artists to exclusive invitations to premier sports events, the possibilities for unforgettable experiences […]

Cherry Blossom Time!

It was great to spend time with Jonathan Madura and Dominic Agostini at Points.com as we spent a day in Washington and the surrounding area visiting with the folks who manage Hilton Honors Experiences.  This Program has been growing significantly and we wanted to thank the team at Points for supporting and scaling this growth […]

My Seat has arrived!!!

I just got my fully customized Real Madrid desk chair!! This authentic seat straight from Santiago Bernabéu Stadium was personalized and delivered to my doorstep in Chicago, courtesy of the Official Real Madrid Memorabilia Marketplace.  Hats off to the crew at Real Madrid and Pursuit3 for delivering a totally unique item that not only recycles […]