| Sep 30, 2019
Check out what's happening across each day at Leaders Week London


2pm – 5.30pm: Leaders Meet Diversity think tank (invite only): A gathering of leaders from across sport to discuss how to attract more diverse talent into sport, how to develop an effective diversity and inclusion strategy and how to cultivate an organizational culture that embraces diversity.

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC


6.30pm – 10pm: An Evening With: Celebrating the diversity of the sports industry as we kick off Leaders Week in style with 250 people and former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard discussing the all-female W Series and its development.

Under the Bridge, Chelsea FC



8.30am: Doors open at Twickenham for the Sport Business Summit: 3 stages. A thriving exhibition floor. Masterclasses and workshops galore. The global sports industry in one place.


All day: The Headline Stage: Featuring Juventus Chairman Andrea Agnelli, beIN Media CEO Yousef Al-Obaidly, Mumbai Indians Co-Owner Nita Ambani, Qatar 2022 Secretary General Hassan Al-Thawadi and Pixar Art Director Deanna Marsigliese.


All day: The Marketing Stage: Our new dedicated home for the best marketing insights around the world, featuring insight from JOE Media, HartBeat Productions, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Falcons and more.


All day: The Tech and Innovation Stage: Featuring the best new ideas, products and approaches from the likes of the NFL, Real Madrid, Jockey Club, Everton, Olympique Lyonnais, SoFi Stadium and Cleveland Cavaliers.


1pm – 2.30pm: Exclusive masterclasses from Salesforce, Cisco and Sports Accelerator.

Masterclass Rooms 1-4, first floor, Twickenham Stadium


2pm-5pm: CEO Forum (invite only): A private gathering of CEOs to discuss key issues such as mental health, personal brand reputation and organisational culture.

Spirit of Rugby, West Stand, Twickenham Stadium


5pm – late: Leaders After Dark: Our brand new evening celebration complete with live music and complimentary food and drink all evening.

The Rose Garden followed by Union Ale House, Twickenham’s East Stand.



8.00am – 10am: Leaders Under 40 Alumni Breakfast (invite only): A private networking opportunity for our previous awards winners and this year’s Leaders Under 40 class of 2019.

England Changing Room, Twickenham Stadium


8.30am Doors open for Day 2 of The Sport Business Summit at Twickenham


All day: The Headline Stage: Featuring DAZN’s John Skipper in conversation with Facebook’s Peter Hutton, Gillette CEO Garry Coombe and AON Chief Marketing Officer Andy Weitz.


All day: The Marketing Stage: With sessions featuring DHL, Visa, NFL and StubHub.


All day: The Tech and Innovation Stage: With sessions including how sponsorship propositions are being supercharged and how Amazon Retail is at the forefront of ecommerce in sport.


10am: Workshop: The Power of Coaching and Mentoring Skills: A session delivered by expert coaches to arm mentors and mentees with the skills, frameworks and questions you need to maximise mentoring relationships.

Spirit of Rugby, West Stand, Twickenham Stadium


1pm – 2.30pm: Exclusive masterclasses from Kore Software, Buro Happold and Aspire.

Masterclass Rooms 1-4, first floor, Twickenham Stadium


2pm – 4.30pm: Brands Forum (invite only): An afternoon forum curated for brand marketers, discussing naming rights, measurement, the commercial value of women’s sport and how to generate maximum ROI from sport partnerships.

Spirit of Rugby, West Stand, Twickenham Stadium


2pm- 4.30pm: Esports Forum: An afternoon session exploring what the esports stadium of the future looks like, what esports can learn from the way other sports are structured and how traditional sports should approach esports.

Marketing Stage, Twickenham Stadium


2.30pm – 3.30pm: Tech Start Up Competition: Watch our five finalists pitch live to a panel of judges for the right to be crowed Leaders Tech Start Up winner.

Tech & Innovation Stage


7pm – 1am: Leaders Sports Awards 2019: The Natural History Museum plays host to the Champions League of award ceremonies, as we celebrate this year’s Leaders Under 40 class and crown the winners of our five company categories. Plus we reveal this year’s Lifetime Achievement recipient.

Natural History Museum, South Kensington



9.30am – 1pm: Broadcast Disruptors Forum: Live from Gfinity Arena, join us to explore how the sports media landscape is changing and what’s next in terms of how content is created, distributed and monetized featuring insight from the Los Angeles Clippers, ONEfootball, BBC, Sky New Zealand and more.

Gfinity Arena, Fulham Broadway Station


1.30pm – 5.30pm: Broadcast Disruptors Think Tank (invite only): An exclusive gathering of 40 senior executives to discuss how content can best be monetized in the modern world.

Directors Lounge, Chelsea FC


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