Fladgate sponsors SportsPro Live 2017: Pushing the boundaries of sport

Our team: Alan Wetterhahn, Mark Buckley, James Earl, Grant Gordon

The Fladgate Sports Business Group is delighted to announce its sponsorship of SportsPro Live 2017: Pushing the boundaries of sport.

This year’s event will focus on the forces reshaping the industry, including: technologies that are changing the way people watch and play sport; emerging markets and investors who are creating new centres of power and influence; and new concepts that are changing the idea of what sport actually is.

Over 70 speakers and 700 attendees are expected to attend the two-day event being held at Wembley Stadium on 29-30 March. Some of the most influential names in sport are joining the speaker line-up, including:

  • Chief Operating Officer, BT Sport
  • Chief Executive, International Cricket Council
  • Chief Commercial Officer, America’s Cup
  • General Manager, Olympic Channel
  • President, World Anti-Doping Agency
  • Chairman, ONE Championship
  • Head of Content Acquisition and Strategic Partnerships, Sina Sports

Commenting on the partnership, the head of the Fladgate Sports Business Group, James Earl, said:

“We are delighted to support SportsPro Live 2017 as a gold partner. SportsPro Live is now recognised as one of the leading conferences in the international sports sector for anyone who is involved in the ‘engine room’ of sports businesses. It is a true reflection of the business of sport and, as a forum, it is also representative of how the Fladgate Sports Business Group identifies and approaches the sport sector. Today, sport is currently experiencing some of the fastest and greatest changes it has ever known, on and increasingly off the pitch: understanding what is driving this growth, knowing who is behind it and also looking to where latest trends are developing across the business of sport are all critical questions for anyone involved in sport to consider, and answer. What we like about SportsPro Live is that it will attract speakers and attendees of serious calibre in a high-quality environment where these questions, and many others, will be analysed in depth. This makes SportsPro Live 2017 a natural partner for the Fladgate Sports Business Group.”

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