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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 97 - John Sindelar

The master of accommodation(s), John Sindelar, joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast and gives us listeners an online Accommodation 101 course (recorded 17 March 2021).

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If you worked on the Games as a staff member, contractor or volunteer and want to share your story please email cnapier@gpfour.com.

Show Notes:

WARM UP
00:26 - Welcome John!

PRELIMS
04:13 - Marooned on an island
07:06 - Hotel management during the bid

QUARTERFINALS
11:47 - The supply-demand lens

SEMIFINALS
18:32 - The allocation process
22:35 - A lengthy process

FINALS
26:46 - Contract negotiation challenges
31:25 - Building a accommodation team

MIXED ZONE
34:12 - Workforce accommodation
36:55 - Spectator accommodation

PODIUM
40:45 - Accommodation pre-Games
43:36 - Family involvement with the Games

COOL DOWN
49:41 - A post-Games decision to make
55:05 - Advice and wrap-up

Transcript to come...

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