Year 2019 has already started. For any sports business professional it is important to keep a track of industry events and sports business summits from around the world covering topics as sports media, fan engagement, sports law, sports venues, sports careers, sports technology and esports. InsideSport.co has compiled list of some of the key industry events which enables sports industry to discuss, debate and create immense networking opportunities.
he Sport Business Summit. The two day event, set to take place just days before the final of a major regional football competition, will consist of the Main Summit and a series of bespoke workshops, providing the platform for attendees to discuss key themes and topics from the conference. The event will gather 350 of the industry’s most influential executives from GCC and overseas, to learn and help shape what the future holds in this sporting market.
The Sport Business Summit
30 – 31 January 2019 | Abu Dhabi, UAE
Content: Sports Business
Abu Dhabi is set to host the latest edition of The Sport Business Summit. The new event will see global players congregate in one of sport’s most fertile markets to discuss the future, seek out opportunities, and make new connections. Speakers include – Lord Sebastian Coe (President IAAF), Boutros Boutros (Sr. VP Communications, Marketing & Brand, Emirates), Keith Pelley (CEO, PGA European Tour), Keith Harris (Deputy Chairman, Everton FC)
3 – 6 February 2019 | Munich, Germany
ISPO Munich is the largest trade fair for Sports Business. From February 3–6 2019 more than 2,800 exhibitors will be presenting their latest sports products from segments such as Snowsports, Outdoor, Health & Fitness, Urban and Teamsports at the Messe München exhibition grounds. Look forward to four days full of impulses and rich contacts – look forward to the ISPO Munich 2019. ISPO Munich attracts industry representatives from all around the world. In 2018, around 84,000 industry professionals from 120 countries attended the event in Munich
World Football Summit (WFS)
2 – 3 April 2019 | Sydney, Australia
Celebrating it 8th year, the Business of Sport Summit is a prestigious event that congregates local and international business leaders from all sectors of the sports industry. Uniting all the key industry stakeholders, it is the ideal platform to unlock the competitive edge to lead and succeed in 2019.
The Congress was launched in 2002 and is the largest and most prestigious sports business conference in North America. However, the program speakers and content often transcend sports. In recent years, the speaker faculty has featured individuals ranging from Disney Chairman & CEO Bob Iger, to former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner.
SportAccord Convention 2019
The SportAccord Convention is a not-for-profit organisation which annually brings together representatives from more than 100 International Sports Federations affiliated with the following umbrella organisations that host their Annual General Assemblies at the SportAccord Convention.