LeadersWeek.direct/ returns this 5 – 8 October to bring senior executives from the worlds of sport and entertainment together, while the industry works to rebuild.

Growing from its first digital event this past May, LeadersWeek.direct/ will host three content channels as well as even more opportunities to directly interact with peers. Throughout the four-day virtual conference, guests will tune in to hear expert leaders discuss the future of sport; providing actionable insights around key industry trends that will give top-decision makers a competitive advantage moving forward. They will be analyzing the shifts in fandom, evolving business models, the challenger mentality and the role of the modern athlete within and beyond sports, among other topics. Here is a taster of what is in store:

Leaders’ slate of speakers includes names across global sport and entertainment organizations, leagues and teams as well as high-profile brand sponsors in the space; from AC Milan’s CEO on the evolving relationship between clubs and fans to Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky discussing the Tokyo 2020 delay and navigating the sponsorship industry as an athlete. The full list of speakers includes:

  • Ferran Soriano, Chief Executive Officer, City Football Group
  • Ben Simmons, Professional Basketball Player & Investor, FaZe Clan
  • Ivan Gazidis, Chief Executive Officer, AC Milan
  • Aoife McArdle, Global Head of Olympics, Airbnb
  • Mark Murphy, President & Chief Executive Officer, Green Bay Packers
  • Lisa Baird, Commissioner, NWSL
  • Mark Robinson, Chief Executive Officer, New Zealand Rugby
  • Keith Chapman, Creator, PAW Patrol
  • Molly Solomon, Executive Producer & President, NBC
  • Tom Harrison, Chief Executive Officer, ECB
  • Amy Brooks, President, Team Marketing & Business Operations and Chief Innovative Officer, NBA
  • Peter Hutton, Director, Sports Partnerships, Facebook
  • Stacey Allaster, Chief Executive, Professional Tennis, USTA
  • Katie Ledecky, Olympic Swimmer, Team USA
  • Troy Vincent, Executive Vice President Football Operations, NFL
  • Chloe Targett-Adams, Global Director of Promoters & Business Relations, Formula 1
  • Christian Voigt, Vice President, Marketing Development, IOC Television & Marketing Services
  • Laurie Dalrymple, Chief Executive Officer, Harlequins
  • Gotham Chopra, Co-Founder, Religion of Sports
  • Lee Trink, Chief Executive Officer, FaZe Clan
  • Julie Uhrman, Founder and President, We Are Angel City
  • Abby Wambach, Former U.S. Women’s National Team Player & Investor, We Are Angel City

By registering and tuning in to next week’s programming, you will be able hear from, connect and engage with top-level executives from around the world, with live-streaming discussions and virtual networking forums. For more information on the event and to register, please visit LeadersWeek.direct/.

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