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SportBusiness Group launches Summit in Miami

SportBusiness Group, a leading provider of data and analysis to the global sports sector, announces the inaugural SportBusiness Summit to take place in Miami, Florida, on September 18 – 19, 2018.

The SportBusiness Summit will deliver the data and insights US sports businesses need to enable them to identify and develop new opportunities and revenue streams in markets around the world.

Since its launch in 1996, SportBusiness Group has developed unparalleled access to and expertise in the global sports business. Its research has created unique databases of high-value to the industry which enable its team to accurately and authoritatively identify and analyze industry trends across world sports.

The invitation-only SportBusiness Summit will fuse SportBusiness’ data and analysis with the unique opinion, assessment and overview of key decision makers and opinion formers from leading sports leagues, clubs, agencies, brands, finance and technology leaders and media organizations. The result will be an event which delivers exceptional value. It will inform, inspire and guide US sports businesses to realize their potential worldwide as well as delivering exceptional networking opportunities with the leaders of the global sports business.

Held at the luxurious W South Beach Hotel on South Beach, the SportBusiness Summit will feature international A-list keynote speakers and a host of globally regarded expert panelists from some of the most significant organizations in international sports. Together with SportBusiness Group they will identify and discuss business opportunity in key areas.

These include understanding the impact of global media rights, identifying new sponsors worldwide, unlocking the value of soccer in the US, the role of data in a post Cambridge Analytica world, global trends in fan demand and behavior, opportunities and challenges arising from new US sports betting legislation and the strategies of the tech companies shaping the future of sports.

SportBusiness, which is headquartered in the UK but recently opened its first office in the US in Miami, is the only information provider covering the global sports business sector. Its mission is to collate and curate data and examples of best practice which provide sports sector businesses with the information tools they require to develop successful business strategies and gain competitive advantage.

SportBusiness CEO Ben Speight said: “SportBusiness is evolving with the business of sports to deliver deeper insight and enable clients to make more profitable decisions. A new way in which we will share our insight is through live events and we are delighted to be hosting our first SportBusiness Summit in Miami, a hotspot for international sports and business events, where we recently opened our first office outside the UK. We look forward to sharing our own unique, data-led analysis, mixed with insight from some of the industry’s leading names to help shape the strategies of the companies attending”.

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