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Digital Future Trends | 9.10.14

Facebook, Bleacher Report, Major League Gaming and BBC to speak at the Leaders Sport Business Summit

Examining the interactive sports fan

Dave Finocchio, Co-Founder and General Manager of Bleacher Report; Glenn Miller, Head of Sport and Entertainment Media Partnerships EMEA at Facebook; Sundance DiGiovanni, Co-Founder & CEO at Major League Gaming, and Ralph Rivera, Director of Future Media at BBC, will speak at the 7th edition of the Leaders Sport Business Summit, taking place on 8-9 October 2014 at Chelsea FC in London.

With less than 50 passes now available for the event, these digital experts join a world class line up of speakers that includes Gianni Infantino, General Secretary, UEFA; Melissa Rosenthal Brenner, SVP Digital Media, NBA; Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Chairman of the European Clubs Association and FC Bayern Munich; Hans Erik Tuijt, Global Activation Director, Heineken; Thierry Weil, Marketing Director, FIFA; Shaikh Salman, President, Asian Football Confederation; Erick Thohir, Owner and President, FC Internazionale Milano; Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer, Microsoft; James Pallotta, President and Chairman, AS Roma; Sir David Brailsford, Team Principal, Team Sky; Christian Deuringer, Director Global Brand Management, Allianz; Jeffrey Webb, President, CONCACAF; Christian Seifert, CEO, German Bundesliga;  Joshua Harris, Owner, Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, and lots more.

As the digital revolution in sport continues with new devices, new apps and countless new ways to share content and engage fans from all over the globe; Glenn, Dave, Sundance and Ralph will be joined by an international delegation of 1500 leading sports executives at the two day Stamford Bridge event.

With tailored content and unrivalled networking opportunities, this year’s Leaders Sport Business Summit continues to sell out faster than ever. Demand for passes is set to far-outweigh supply with director level representatives from over 45 countries, 50 sports and 120 brands already confirmed to attend.

James Worrall, CEO, Leaders commented: We’re really excited to welcome four of the industry’s leading media and content experts to the Sport Business Summit. Technology’s role in the consumption of sport continues to build as technology becomes more accessible; this year’s Summit will provide a fantastic insight into the future of the interactive sports fan.”

The Leaders Sport Business Summit is an exclusive invite only event, with 1500 places available to Director level executives in sport worldwide. To register your interest for the event, or to learn more about Leaders Sport Business Summit, please contact one of the team on +44 (0) 207 042 8666 or email [email protected].

Leaders Week New York

20 - 23 May 2019


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