YEAR 2019 : Know about the key sports business industry events

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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. has compiled list of some of the key industry events which enables sports industry to discuss, debate and create immense networking opportunities.

The Sports Business Summit, Abu Dhabi

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)

Also Read: Year 2018: TOP 10 Sports Business Deals and News from India

ISPO Munich
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)

13th-14th February 2019 | Bilbao, Spain
World Football Summit is a place where the football industry meets. A must go for anyone who is connect with the business around the sport of football. WFS is a top level congress where world-class speakers discuss and debate the key topics such as governance, finance, investments, technology and media landscape for the football industry.
WFS Asia will take place in Kuala lumpur this year in the month of April 29th & 30th
Business of Sport Summit 2019
2 – 3 April 2019 | Sydney, Australia
Opportunities are erupting across the sports landscape. With technology titans vying for scarce consumer attention, sports leaders are finding new ways to inspire the passion, and allegiance of fans. Backed by unprecedented analytical capabilities, franchises are reflecting the complexity of their fans to usher in a new era of sustained growth.

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.

Also Read: Year 2018: Top 10 Global Sports Business Deals

CAA World Congress of Sports
3rd-4th April 2019 / USA
CAA and Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal are once again teaming up to present the 18th Annual World Congress of Sports. The 2019 CAA World Congress of Sports will be taking place April 3-4 at the Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA, USA

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

5 – 10 May 2019 | Gold Coast, Australia
SportAccord Convention is the world’s premier and most exclusive annual event at the service of sport. It is focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging and connecting; rights holders, organising committees, cities, press and media, businesses and other organisations involved in the development of sport.

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.

E Sports Business Summit
10 – 12 September 2019 | Las Vegas, NV, USA
The Esports Business Summit brings together all sectors of the esports ecosystem for three days of networking, education and inspiration. At EBS you’ll meet and learn from key executives from brand marketing, television, sports and technology who are growing their businesses by leveraging the passionate global audience that esports delivers.
Sportel Monaco
21 – 23 October 2019 | Monaco
The SPORTEL Summit is an unprecedented conference that stands out in a world of conventions and shapes the industry for tomorrow. The two-day meeting, true to the SPORTEL values will showcase an illustrious selection of presenters and speakers and provide attendees with a new understanding of current and future industry affairs. This summit will present the luxury to meet “Only The Elite” in special networking sessions and build new business relations with real decision makers, in a convivial but confidential environment.
Asia version of Sportel, Sportel Asia will be held in the month of March in 2019.