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Objective: This study aims to study brand positioning, brand value, and brand image and public relations that are related to the trend in choosing to cheer for Hi-Tech Basketball Club.
Method: Use an online survey as a tool to collect data from a sample group of 400 Hitech Basketball Club fans. The survey was distributed through the Inbox Page of the Hitech Basketball Club fans followed on Facebook. Analyzing the obtained data to find the percentage, standard deviation, and Pearson correlation coefficient.
Result: The study of the opinion level of the sample group showed that the overall opinions on brand positioning of the Hitech club, brand image of the Hitech club, brand value of the Hitech club and trend in selecting Hitech club as a support team are rated highly. In general, opinions on sports promotion are of moderate importance. The hypothesis test results showed that brand positioning of the Hitech club (r=0.533), brand image of the Hitech club (r=0.676), brand value of the Hitech club (r=0.705), and sports promotion (r=0.710) have a statistically relationship with the trend in selecting the Hi-Tech team as a support team at the significant level 0.01.
Conclusion: All factors correlated with the tendency to choose to cheer for hi-tech clubs. The factors most correlated with the tendency to choose to cheer for hi-tech clubs were sports publicity, followed by the value of the hi-tech club badge, the image of the hi-tech club badge, and the club's positioning, respectively.
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