SportTechie is a networking partner of Hashtag Sports and we invite you to benefit from a 30% reduction when enrolling by entering the discount code”SPORTTECHIE30″. This event review is composed by Steve Cobb, Co-Founder of all Hashtag Sports.
Following a year of refining and the unveiling of the Innovate idea leadership hub, it is fascinating to state Hashtag Sports 2018 on June 25-27 in New York City is just 1 week off.
In only a couple of decades, Hashtag Sports has come to be a must-attend occasion on the sports industry calendar since the industry’s biggest annual gathering specializing in sports articles, culture, and invention. The sheer breadth of thought leadership and networking opportunities make the previous week in June among the most efficient of this year.
Around three times in the TimesCenter and Microsoft Technology Center at Times Square, over 2,000 industry professionals can come from major U.S. and global teams, leagues, brands, agencies, publishers, properties, and startups to join and walk away with fresh ideas, partnerships, and also a very clear understanding of where the business is heading.
This event is intended to help answer the challenging questions surrounding new technology, trends and business models that are transforming sports and have to be known to fulfill the requirements of the connected enthusiast. Here is how we do it:
Diverse Lineup of Over 200 Thought Leaders
Our speaker lineup is unparalleled and is composed of 200+ operators, entrepreneurs, and athletes that are shaping the material and next-gen encounters for the connected enthusiast. More than 90 percent are VP or greater and they produce a melting pot of genders, backgrounds, and perspectives to reflect the diversity of their lovers and customers. Some 2018 speakers include:
Angela Courtin, Global Head, YouTube TV
Steve Stoute, Founder & CEO, Translation
Juju Smith-Schuster, NFL Wide Receiver, Pittsburgh Steelers
Hope Solo, Olympic Gold Medalist & World Cup Champion, Team USA
Victor Cruz, Former NFL Player & Co-Host, The Victor Cruz Show
Michelle Wilson, Co-President, WWE
Melissa Proctor, CMO, Atlanta Hawks
Alicia Tillman, CMO, SAP
Katie Nolan, Host, ESPN
Heidi Browning, CMO, NHL
Bonin Bough, Producer & Host, Cleveland Hustles
Mike Greenberg, Host, ESPN
Morgan Sword, SVP, MLB
Ryan Blaney, Team Penske Driver, NASCAR
Erika Nardini, CEO, Barstool Sports
Omar Raja, Creator, House of Allergic
Over 70 Sessions Around Six Enforcement Tracks
Our unprecedented schedule comprises 70+ sessions of initial insights, daring predictions, and candid talks with a extensive track format that allows for deep dives on timely subjects, such as Sports Betting, of which other events will be only able to scratch the surface. Thought leadership is delivered via an extremely curated mix of electrical panels, executive keynotes, interactive workshops, first statements, and entertaining showcases. Our 2018 programming courses include:
Content & Supply, introduced by Verizon Digital Media Services
Athletes & Creators, introduced by endorse
Sports Betting, introduced by Professional Sports
Fan Experience, introduced by OMNIGON
Sponsorship & Advertising, introduced by GumGum
Startups & Investment
Original Content Showcases
In Hashtag Sportswe take a”show and tell” strategy to communicate the energy of engaging and innovative sports articles into our attendees. That is why this year’s event features live athlete podcasts, a sports comedy night, and full-day of primary stage talks with executives of more than a dozen major sports media firms, publishers and platforms. Our 2018 content stipulates comprise:
SportsFronts demonstrations in the TimesCenter hosted by LZ Granderson
Hashtag Sports Comedy Hour in Bleacher Report
“Glass Case of Emotion” live podcast with NASCAR’s Ryan Blaney and guests
“The Victor Cruz Show” live podcast using Victor Cruz and Paul Rivera
Specific Occasions and Networking
While presumed leadership is the basis of Hashtag Sports, media and special events are where the magic occurs. Along with what happens in the halls between sessions, every evening features dedicated chances to fulfill in a casual setting at our different Times Square networking occasions.
Our Opening Night Party on Monday, June 25th is available to all sports business pros in the NYC region, attendees and non-attendees alike, so be certain you reserve your place as power is limited.
Ultimately, Hashtag Sports provides a Startup Expertise to enable early-stage businesses with specific discounted pass prices. Qualified applicants will obtain access to instructional workshops and mentor sessions with industry specialists, that can give ideas and expertise on starting, developing, and scaling powerful sports companies.