With SportAccord 2018 underway, SportsPro sat down for a brief chat with Weerasak Kowsurat, Thailand’s minister for tourism and sports, to find out what hosting the event means for the country, and the government's plans to capitalise on Asia’s sporting moment.
Ahead of SportsPro Live we asked a number of our speakers and exhibitors for their thoughts on some key industry issues. In this edition we hear from a selection of innovation experts.
With another spring conference complete in south-east Asia, the chief executive of the world’s biggest sports media convention talks about how the organiser and its participants are evolving.
James Gambrell, chief executive of Supponor, explains how the London-headquartered company is using augmented reality technology to revolutionise pitchside sports advertising, and how this digital content is opening up new revenue streams for the Bundesliga and La Liga.
As Airborne motorsport series Air Race 1 announces plans for the first ever all-electric airplane race, SportsPro spoke to chief executive Jeff Zaltman about the plans for Air Race E.
Two weeks ago, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) named Fever-Tree as the new title sponsor of the Queen’s Club Championship tennis tournament. SportsPro caught up with tournament director Stephen Farrow to find out how the partnership came to be, and how the event’s offering has evolved since becoming part of the ATP 500 series in 2015.
Ahead of SportsPro Live we asked a number of our speakers and exhibitors for their thoughts on some key industry issues. In this edition we hear from a selection of OTT experts.
Ahead of SportsPro Live we asked a number of our speakers and exhibitors for their thoughts on some key industry issues. In this edition we hear from a selection of broadcast experts.
Ahead of SportsPro Live we asked a number of our speakers and exhibitors for their thoughts on some key industry issues. In this edition we hear from a selection of fan engagement experts.
Avi Lasarow, founder and chief executive of DNAFit, explains how the London-based company’s fitness and nutrition-based gene-testing is delivering bespoke training programmes for athletes, and how it is helping partners from Premier League clubs to the Egyptian Olympic Committee find success.
Ahead of his appearance at SportsPro Live, Andreas Heyden, the chief executive of the Bundesliga’s digital arm, explains how it works to deliver soccer ‘as it’s meant to be’.
SportsPro caught up with Marzena Bogdanowicz, the Football Association’s head of commercial and marketing for women’s soccer, to find out how the restructured Women’s Super League represents a game-changing opportunity for players, broadcasters and brands.
Don White, chief executive of Satisfi Labs, explains how the company’s intelligent platform delivers ever more personalised customer service experiences to the fan and how teams like the Boston Red Sox, the Atlanta Falcons, and their commercial partners are leveraging the technology.
Global revenue from virtual reality technologies is predicted in some studies to be set for exponential growth in the next few years. With its ability to provide and amass data and to transform the user’s viewing experience, VR and augmented reality are finding footholds in the sports industry. SportsPro looks at how two VR companies, Zeality and Mandt VR, are using these new technologies to innovate the fan experience.
As basketball’s Philadelphia 76ers emerge from a gruelling period of rebuilding, the mood at parent company Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment is bouncing. A group that stresses the value of bright people and good ideas now wants to take all of its teams to the next level and become a major global influence.
After getting ever closer in recent seasons, the Boston Celtics are the outstanding performers in the National Basketball Association and may even add to their league record 17 championships. Co-owner Stephen Pagliuca shares his thoughts on how the team and league are getting improving, and what his experience as co-chairman of Bain Capital has taught him about value in the sports industry.