The inaugural Sports Business Week (SBW) will be held as a hybrid event from 22-26 November 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 the world of sport, to a standstill.
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: A World View on the Future of Sport Business-International Contributions
- How to Turn SA's Pro Sport into a World Class Leader!
- Sports Sponsorship Outlook 2022
- Sport Leadership: Managing Modern Day Sport under the New Normal!
- Sports Management Education: Nurturing Tomorrow's Sports Leaders Today!
- A world view from Pro Sport Executives
SBW will kick-off with the Women in Sports Business and the University Sports Leadership Forums, respectively on Monday 22 November 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 23 November 2021, will feature the Sports Leadership Forum, which will host roundtable discussions on how the role of sports administrators has changed under the new normal.
It will be followed by the Pro Sports Forum, 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 South African Sports Industry Alliance (SASIA), will be also be launched on this day and it will aim to become the voice of the sports business sector and related industries.
Day Three, Wednesday 24 November 2021, will feature both the Sponsorship and Sports Marketing Forums, respectively, unpacking the latest trends in these highly evolving segments of the industry.
Day Four, on Thursday 25 November 2021, will feature the MassActive and FitActive Forums for Mass Participation Events, Marathons and the Fitness Industry.
Day Five will feature The Sports Partnership Summit, which will round off SBW, with the main focus on inclusivity and grassroots sports development as a tool for social cohesion.
For further details on the Week, kindly visit: www.sportsbusiness.co.za
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