The inaugural Sports Business Week (SBW) will be held as an hybrid event from 27 September-1 October 2021, featuring daily Forums, to debate the future outlook of the industry as well as assessing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which also brought, most of world of sport, to a stand still.
SBW will feature more than 50 leading international and South African sports business personalities, who’ll be sharing their thought leadership on how the industry should, put in place, the most sustainable strategies required, for its future survival.
It will also host leaders from some of the world’s leading sports federations and sports business executives sharing their international experiences and outlook for sport, post the Covid-19 pandemic.
Each daily Forum, will also feature an Awards programme to bestow recognition on sports business’ leaders, service providers and brands respectively, for their endeavours in this vibrant industry.
Key Themes of SBW:
– The Lessons Learnt in 2020: A World View on the Future of Sport Business-International Contributions
– How to Turn SA’s Pro Sport into a World Class Leader!
– Sport Sponsorship Outlook 2021
– Sport Leadership: Managing Modern Day Sport under the New Normal!
– Sports Management Education: Nurturing Tomorrow’s Sports Leaders Today!
– Lessons Learnt in 2020: A world view of Pro Sport Executives
SBW will kick-off with the Women in Sports Business and the University Sports Leadership Forums, respectively on Monday 27 September 2021.
Each Forum will also be followed by its respective awards ceremony, i.e. the, Women in Sports Business Awards, and the University Sports Leadership Awards.
The second day, Tuesday 28 September 2021, will feature the Sport Leadership Forum and Awards, which will host roundtable discussions on how the role of sports administrators have changed under the new normal.
This session will also feature the launch of the South African Sports Industry Alliance (SASIA), which will aim to become the voice of the sports business sector and related industries.
Day Three, Wednesday 29 September 2021, will feature the Pro Sports Forum and Awards, hosting leading executives from professional sports clubs and franchises, discussing the best strategies required to lead their respective entities, in uncharted waters, as a result of Covid-19.
The Sports Marketing and Sponsorship Forum as well as the Sport Brands Index Awards ceremony, will take place on Thursday 30 September 2021 and it will include a celebration of the most admired sport brands, in South Africa.
Day Five of the Summit, Friday 1 October 2021, will feature the SportsActive Forum for Mass Participation Events, Marathons and the Fitness Industry.
For further details on the Week, kindly visit: www.sportsbusiness.co.za
For more information, contact: Gerrit Davids | Mobile: 082 496 1657 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org