Johannesburg” 18-19 May 2018
Organising Successful Sport Events in Partnership with Tourism Bodies.
The who’s who of South Africa’s sports industry will meet-up with the country’s tourism bodies on 18-19 May 2018 for the Sports Events Forum, which coincides with this year’s edition of the Arnold Classic Africa Sports Festival in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Delegates will debate sustainable event strategies and learn from government tourism bodies on how to forge sustainable partnerships.
The Forum will kick-off with an hour-long Breakfast Speed Networking Session wherein delegates will introduce themselves to South Africa’s premier sponsorship agencies and it’s an ideal event for sponsorship seekers inclusive event organisers, clubs and federations respectively, to introduce their sponsorship proposals.
It will feature key debates on the best practices required to manage sport events in a disruptive economy created by social and digital media and its impact on sponsorship and marketing as well as online video, podcasts and live-event broadcasting strategies respectively.
Managing sport events is no longer a part-time consideration and the Forum will also unpack the key challenges facing executives on the issue of governance and ethics to ensure transparency and accountability.
Two key sessions will focus on the best practices required when Staging Sustainable Mass Participation Sport Events as well as Managing Sports Leagues and Tournaments respectively.
The Forum will also feature a Sport Events Sponsorship Session, where both delegates and panelists alike, will engage each other on the key issues pertaining to commercial partnerships in sport events.
Some of Africa’ leading sponsorship decision-makers will share their key considerations when deciding to sponsor and partnering sport events.
Sponsorship Agencies will also feature in a highly interactive panel discussion to debate the current trends in the sponsorship and marketing arena as well as how to Draft and Negotiate Winning Sponsorship Proposals.
Our guests will be allowed ample time to engage our panellists through interactive Q&A sessions and delegates will also be afforded the opportunity to submit their One-Page Sponsorship Proposals to our experts for further follow up.
The inaugural 2018 Sports+ Awards, will also be launched at the Forum. It is slated for later in the year, to bestow accolades in almost 100 different categories for the leading sport events, leagues and tournaments, sports executives, the media and sponsors, etc.
The Forum will conclude with a Sponsorship Masterclass on Saturday 19 May 2018.
The Sports Event Sponsorship Report will also be released at the Forum analysing the industry’s outlook for 2018/19.
For more information contact:
MD: Gerom Media, Sports & Entertainment
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