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Televising the BICC ffs

Post by BlueSpark » Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:55 am

:DDD:

Dear players and members, It has been well documented that the last few months have been difficult for the BDO and we would like to assure players, members and supporters that the BDO tour is set to continue. Barring the Dutch Open, all organisations who had applied for ranking points still have them in place and players ranked high enough have the opportunity to play in all BDO majors as per the BDO diary, including the BDO World Trophy and 2021 BDO World Professional Darts Championships.

2020 also sees the welcome return of the BDO International Open, which will be held on the 4th and 5th July at the Magna Centre in Rotherham, along with the BDO Youth Festival of Darts.

Our focus is ensuring the longevity of the organisation and despite several setbacks and some tough decision making, we are committed to making the BDO a success. Sponsorship of our product has been an issue over the last few years, however we are in talks with several interested parties and are confident that 2020 will bring with it new sponsorship partners, allowing the organisation to grow and ultimately be in a position to reward players who commit to the tour.

On the 11th February we have several meetings organised in London with the BDO new Social Media company, the O2, Eurosport and 2 other companies connected with furthering the BDO, we will also be discussing a great new idea that will hopefully showcase the BICC live on TV and will be looking to release ticketing information for the 2020 BDO World Trophy, The 2020 One80 L-style World Masters and the 2021 BDO World Professional Darts Championship. Secondly, following the resignation of Martyn Moore, we will be co-opting a new director onto the BDO board. Once everything is in place, we will make more information public. We would like to thank Martyn for his work and wish him all the best in the future.

We would also like to take this opportunity to introduce Chambers Media, who will be working alongside the BDO, focusing on improving our PR and further developing our social media channels, creating exciting and engaging new content for players, fans and supporters alike. There are several areas already identified that the BDO have underutilised over the years, which we intend to develop to open up new revenue opportunities. One such initiative is the recently launched app, which can be downloaded here http://bdodarts.com/index.php/item/3-ma ... he-bdo-app The International Tour is already 4 months into the season with all players playing for a place in all in the WDT and World Professionals, while many will be unconvinced, we are confident that the BDO can go from strength to strength with the continued support of its members, the players and its supporters.

Kind regards

The BDO Board of Directors
“Deluxe have put together a seriously good team behind this , who are used to events at the very top of British and international sports.
They are certainly not muppets and must truly believe the BDO is marketable”
Pauly 24/12/15

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by BlueSpark » Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:56 am

I see Bennydorms firm now a media partner
“Deluxe have put together a seriously good team behind this , who are used to events at the very top of British and international sports.
They are certainly not muppets and must truly believe the BDO is marketable”
Pauly 24/12/15

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Ginge » Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:05 am

Live county games. Come on. Come on now. Who exactly is going to pay for that one?

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Ginge » Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:08 am

BlueSpark wrote:I see Bennydorms firm now a media partner
Working wonders already with the constant plugs for the Torremolinos Open. Sterling work, Ben.

Although in seriousness, surely he has to take all control of the FB page away from... you know who.

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by BlueSpark » Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:15 am

Do they actually believe county darts is marketable and popular enough to be televised?
Absolute shite
“Deluxe have put together a seriously good team behind this , who are used to events at the very top of British and international sports.
They are certainly not muppets and must truly believe the BDO is marketable”
Pauly 24/12/15

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Dannyboy » Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:21 am

BlueSpark wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:56 am
I see Bennydorms firm now a media partner
Who?


Any news on “paying the wages”?

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Ginge » Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:22 am

Dannyboy wrote:
BlueSpark wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:56 am
I see Bennydorms firm now a media partner
Who?


Any news on “paying the wages”?
He is a member on here. Posted a few emails between him and Warren Brown, were a hilarious read.

On another note, I do hope he is asking for money up front.

Oh and they have until Monday to pay the players.

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Post by Dannyboy » Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:23 am

Anyone care to repost, just for the LOLs?

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Post by TheSandman » Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:25 am

Should get a sponsorship deal with carlsberg

Cause people are gonna need a lot of alcohol to sit through those Scottish women’s B games.

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Ginge » Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:34 am

Dannyboy wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:23 am
Anyone care to repost, just for the LOLs?
Will go and find them.

EDIT - here you go, read from here and the next page or so... viewtopic.php?f=70&t=15568&p=516265#p516255

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Post by DavidB » Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:46 am

Excellent news. Can’t wait to see how good the Cheshire county caller is, apparently he’s the bee’s knees... :grin:

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Ginge » Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:47 am

Note how this was signed off.

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by devosteve » Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:40 am

The bdo tour is set to continue "

It sounds like they think they actually run the tour.

The bdo points are free so an event will keep with them for the time being.

And never mind the bicc headline: the wdt is to continue? Surely they should be saying they will just focus on the 2 majors and the wdt is to be stopped.
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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Zapp Brannigan » Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:50 am

So they just ignoring the rules and hiring their own directors now or they calling a meeting for them to be voted on ?

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Post by ChrisW » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:12 am

And moongoose thought this forum was going to get quiet :)

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by markymark » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:12 am

I thought tickets had already been sold to the 2021 "World Professional"

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Moongoose McQueeen » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:17 am

God bless you Chambers Media
devosteve wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:07 pm
Long live the BDO. Long live proper darts. Long live the official body of darts. And long live the BDO die hards who defend the BDO on social media.

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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by TimmyB » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:48 am

Moongoose McQueeen wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:17 am
God bless you Chambers Media
A top firm ran by a top bloke.
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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by ChrisW » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:52 am

TimmyB wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:48 am
Moongoose McQueeen wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:17 am
God bless you Chambers Media
A top firm ran by a top bloke.
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Re: Televising the BICC ffs

Post by Black Velvet » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:59 am

Great to see my excellent ideas are getting looked into properly.

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