SportBusiness Begins New Era in Miami With September Summit; Discount for SVG Members, Sponsors

The London-based sports-data and -analysis provider has also opened an office in Miami

London-based SportBusiness Group, the leading provider of data and analysis for the international sports marketplace, will officially launch its presence in the U.S. Sept. 18-19 when it holds the SportBusiness Summit 2018 in Miami at the W South Beach hotel. SportBusiness is also extending a registration discount to Sports Video Group members interested in learning more about how data is creating new revenue opportunities for leagues, federations, broadcasters, and sports-marketing professionals.

“SportBusiness has served subscribers and clients in the United States since its launch in 1996, but the opening of our office in Miami earlier this year and the appointment of U.S.-based editorial staff responsible for tracking and analyzing the U.S. market shows our enhanced commitment to providing U.S.-based businesses with the best possible service and support through our products,” says CEO Ben Speight. “The SportBusiness Summit in Miami marks the start of a new era for SportBusiness in the U.S., and I am delighted that we will be able to present so many true authoritative and influential speakers to create a valuable discussion around the key issues and opportunities faced by sports-sector businesses in the U,S, and worldwide.”

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

The invitation-only SportBusiness Summit will fuse SportBusiness’s data and analysis with the opinion, assessment, and overview of key decision makers and opinion formers from leading international and U.S. sports leagues, clubs, agencies, brands, finance and technology leaders, and media organizations. The result will be an event that delivers exceptional value by informing, inspiring, and guiding U.S. sports businesses to realize their business potential worldwide.

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

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

“SportBusiness has a great reputation in the industry and is known for high-quality analysis of the business opportunities and challenges facing the sports-media industry as it evolves,” says Ken Kerschbaumer, executive director, editorial services, SVG. “We are proud to be able to offer our members the chance to attend the event and learn how business and technology are more intertwined than ever.”

To find out more, visit SVG readers can use the special code svg0305sbs when purchasing a delegate pass to receive a 40% discount.


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