Connecting the World Through Sports
Greater Bay Area International Sports Business Summit is set to bring together industry leaders in the world of sports for a two-day event on February 23 and 24, 2024, at the Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) in Macau.
The Summit is co-hosted by Realeague, Lanxiong Sports, and Macau Pass; organized by Modern Sports and supported by Sports Bureau of Macao SAR Government and Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute. The Summit is powered by the globally renowned sports conference expert, Leaders, and sponsored by Galaxy International Convention Center.
For the first time, key decision makers from every aspect of the sports business community will gather in Macau to build a network and envision the future of the industry, especially how the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) can play a vital role in connecting China with the rest of Asia and the world.
Why the Greater Bay Area?
// China is emerging from the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the GBA is leading the charge to re-establish the country on the global stage of sports.
// Macau is determined to grow its non-gaming industries by double in the coming years, with the sports entertainment sector set to contribute 15%.
A timeline to kick start growth:
2023: YEAR OF RESTART
// May 20: Macau’s first mega concert featuring Blackpink which drew 16,000 attendees.
// August 3: China eased all entry restrictions for international travelers.
// October 21: The Chinese Basketball Association resumed games with spectators for the first time in four years.
2024: YEAR OF RECONNECTION
// February 4: Lionel Messi and Inter Miami will face off the Hong Kong Football Team.
2025: YEAR OF CELEBRATION
// November 10-23: The 15th China National Games in GBA.