The 5 Biggest Design Trends of 2019 and Their Impact on 2020

By Jordan Cuellar As the world continues to evolve, creative design is assisting in driving the visual aesthetics. Although we’re only a month away from the end of 2019, I continue to see things out in the design world gaining notoriety that can transition well into the New Year. It’s good to reflect on what’s happened as it will only help to dictate what we can expect in 2020, especially with technology being more of a dominant force in our day to day lives. [...]

By |2019-11-21T18:20:11-04:00November 21st, 2019|Blog, Updates|

3 Strategies to Boost Open Rates on Your Next Email Marketing Campaign

By Jake Kelfer Hey hey! Imagine getting hundreds of emails with the subject line - Payment Received… You’d feel pretty great, right? Now, imagine getting 5 times the amount of emails with the same subject line. You’d be feeling really great. The only thing that changed from the first to the second scenario is in the second more people opened your email My name is Jake Kelfer and I focus on marketing and business development here at HallPass Media. In today’s age, it’s vital for [...]

By |2019-11-14T19:47:28-04:00November 14th, 2019|Blog, Updates|


By Max Miller As we move forward into the world of 5G and beyond, the demand for instant content at your fingertips is ever growing! Whether you’re in retail, technology, entertainment, or sports, in order to build your brand you’ve got to keep up with trend of instantaneous content.  So if you’ve got a high school, club, or college sports team or maybe a product or brand that revolves around the sports industry, I want to share with you 3 reasons to consider live-stream [...]

By |2019-11-07T15:06:31-04:00November 7th, 2019|Blog, Updates|

Intern Report: Where are they now?

After another record-breaking NBA Summer League, the VSL team has helped over 25 current and former interns and Sports Business Classroom attendees land roles with the NBA, G League, UFC, NCAA, and Marketing Agencies. Other Notable Alumni: 1. Abby Hornacek – Fox 2. Adam Mann – Adam Mann.TV 3. Addison Mercer – DocuSign 4. Adrian Booker - Reno Bighorns 5. AJ Sambado – HallPass Media 6. Alex Kline – New Orleans Pelicans 7. Alex Snyder – Wasserman Media Group 8. Alexa Hernandez – Square 9. Alice Shang – [...]

By |2019-11-20T21:44:54-04:00October 7th, 2019|All News, Blog|

2019 NBA Summer League Dates Announced

This year’s event will be July 5-15 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, and the schedule was tweaked at the request of NBA clubs to make it a little more compact. A record announced attendance of 139,972 attended last year’s Summer League, which was July 6-17. That was the first time all 30 teams participated. Orlando decided to no longer stage a Summer League, creating the way for Las Vegas to get the full lineup. The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Lakers 91-73 in the [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00January 20th, 2019|All News, Blog, Event Management|

Staff Spotlight: BJ Domingo

This week the HallPass team sat down with Former NBA Summer League Standout BJ Domingo. In this interview BJ talks about his current role as a Scout with the Milwaukee Bucks and his passion for basketball. Q: You have been a part of the NBA Summer League for 5 years. Tell us about your experience as part of the staff. It was my introduction to basketball at the highest level. At Summer League I was part of the Game Ops Crew, my role was to play music in-between [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00December 14th, 2018|All News, Blog|

Feature Friday with NBA Summer League Alum Jacob Bingemann

Each year the NBA Summer League creates countless opportunities for more than just the athletes who compete in it. Our VSL “family” has now grown into a tight-knit army over the years, with influence all over the sports industry. We are very proud to spotlight our alumni around the NBA and other professional sports, and this week we have a feature on 3-year veteran Jacob Bingemann. Jacob is currently working with the LA Clippers as a Communications Assistant. Q: You have been a part of the NBA Summer [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00December 7th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA Fall League Champions

The second full season of the Summer League Jr. NBA’s Friday Night Hoops ended with the 2018 Fall League Championship game this past Friday at the Tarkanian Sports Academy in Las Vegas. We'd like to congratulate both the Girls & Boys Champions on securing their wins! In the Girls division, the #2 seeded Sparks, led by Coach Taylor, defeated the #1 seeded Dream to earn their gold. In the Boys division, Coach Martez and the #1 seeded Cavaliers defeated the #2 seeded Lakers to claim their first Championship! [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00November 9th, 2018|Blog, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA Ball Boys and Team Assistants Work Preseason Game in Las Vegas

Summer League Jr. NBA was well represented at the Laker game last night in Las Vegas, Nevada. We want to thank NBA Summer League and Los Angeles Lakers Assistant Equipment Manager Mike Zwick for giving this opportunity to our Summer League Jr. NBA staff. Zwick made it possible for our Ball Crew and Team Assistants to work last nights preseason game against the Golden State Warriors. This was an incredible opportunity for our staff to gain valuable experience.

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00October 11th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|