SPORTBIZ EUROPE is the meeting point for the sports business sector, with a distinctive stamp of genuine and qualified networking, bringing like minded professionals together in a casual and inspiring atmosphere. Set in the exciting city of Barcelona, SPORTBIZ EUROPE hosts face-to-face networking alongside digital streaming, allowing our global community to interact, engage and contribute in real time. A four day event focused on the hottest topics around innovation, digital transformation and market trends shaping the future of our sport.
MATCHDAY, TICKETING, ANALYTICS AND SPORTS FACILITIES
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS, FAN CONTENT, LICENSES AND RIGHTS HOLDERS
STREAMING, OTT, ADAPTED CONTENT, NEW PLAYERS AND GLOBAL FANS
TRENDS AND SCENARIOS, ANALYSIS, MARKET FRAGMENTATION
SPONSORSHIP. ADDED VALUE AND COMPETITIVENESS. NEW TECHNOLOGIES APPLIED TO BUSINESS.
GAMING, BLOCKCHAIN, PERFORMANCE, SPORTS DATA, BETTING, REVIEW, SMART STADIUMS, STARTUPS & SUCCESS STORIES
19:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 10:00
A pathway for growth and expansion. Global challenges.
10:00 - 10:45
Winning audiences in an overcrowded battlefield
10:45 - 11:30
How to futureproof the brand while building new ventures for sustainable growth
11:30 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:45
Content-based revenue strategies. Bringing added value to fans.
12:45 - 13:30
In the center of the content strategy
13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:15
Vision, growth and next steps
15:15 - 15:45
How leagues can leverage centralised technologies to enhance revenue growth and innovation
15:45 - 16:15
Get a front-row seat to the Bundesliga’s AI Content and Product Revolution to understand how DFL Digital Sports utilizes the power of artificial intelligence. Experience the transformative journey of the Bundesliga brand on an international scale. By leveraging the "Create Once, Publish Everywhere”-approach, we’re redefining traditional editorial content into diverse formats, ensuring that Bundesliga stories are compelling and easily accessible on Bundesliga products worldwide. Understand how AI is not just reshaping, but fundamentally revolutionizing our content creation and personalization approaches as well as setting the pace for our strategic targets.
16:15 - 17:00
Success stories and insights across diverse sports
17:00 - 17:30
17:30 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:30
Creating an appealing experience for fans, partners, and citizens
18:30 - 19:30
09:15 - 10:00
Supporting the creation, incubation and acceleration of new start-ups and entrepreneurial projects in the industry
10:00 - 10:30
Barcelona as a reference space where sports and innovation can be found, positioning the city as a reference headquarters in SportsTech at a national and European level.
10:30 - 11:00
Insights on disruption in the sports industry
11:00 - 11:15
11:15 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:45
The core of the esports strategy of two prominent sports organizations.
12:45 - 13:15
Strategy, best practice insights, and measurable added value results. Barça Vision platform.
13:15 - 14:00
09:30 - 11:00
The city's commitment to the blue economy.
12:00 - 13:30
FC Barcelona’s Fan Engagement strategy through a new disruptive and interactive Museum.
As Head of Product at DFL Digital Sports, Björn Rosenthal leads the Bundesliga’s digital transformation by merging data analytics and customer feedback with user experience to create innovative products. He has a deep passion for the scaling potential of generative AI as well as agile development methodologies.
Global leader in sports, events and media. Director of Daily Content at the award winning Olympic Channel Services, IOC. In charge of all daily content on Olympics.com and Olympic Channel. Board of Director at Basketball England, former Head of Editorial for Women’s Sports at GiveMeSport. Current ambassador for UNESCO for #FitForLife Gender Equality and Global First Ladies Alliance.
17 years of experience accross different areas within Euroleague Basketball. including brand, marketing ticketing, digital, innovation, content, communication & PR and business intelligence. Leading a team of over 20 people in marketing and communications. Currently heading communications & PR, brand & marketing, digital, content & AV, and business intellgence & analytics.
Marketing specialist with over 13 years of experience within the sports and entertainment industry. Developing LALIGA's media rights landscape through fan experiences & marketing campaigns. Implementing activations with LALIGA's broadcasters worldwide. Master in Global Sports Marketing from LALIGA Business School.
Founder of the sports technology K-Challenge, Stephan Kandler, who has built up solid sailing experience over the last three decades, is one of the key figures in international sailing. He once again undertakes a 2nd America's Cup campaign with the same desire. And broader ambitions, beyond the competition.
Ignacio is in charge of events and partnerships on a global scale for FIBA 3x3. This includes event sourcing with cities, agencies, and National Federations. In addition, he oversees the global sponsorships opportunities within FIBA 3x3 for all the event tiers; the FIBA 3x3 World Cup and the FIBA 3x3 World Tour, the top tier competition with over USD 5m in prizemoney for this 2023.
25-years international leadership experience in Higher Education Management and Talent Development, aligning executive challenges with corporate and institutional aims. Core Member of the Johan Cruyff Institute's Global Management Team, responsible for corporate strategy and execution by developing educational programs for sportspeople worldwide.
25 years’ experience in the sports industry, having held senior roles at organisations such as The FA, TEAM Marketing (working on UEFA Champions League), Match Hospitality (FIFA’s Official Hospitality Rights Holder for FWC) and Endeavor/ IMG. Kim’s remit at Fanatics includes new business development outside of the US and working with elite partners across the sports world.
Developer of the Sports rights holders vertical at Newsbridge since 2018, working with sports properties like French Football Federation, International Handball Federation, French Rugby Federation, French Basketball Federation and clubs like Olympique de Marseille, Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Lille Olympique Sporting Club (LOSC).
Specialist in Sports Marketing with more than 9 years of experience in FIBA. Chemical Engineer, MBA and MSA. Currently responsible for the commercial development of the FIBA family with a focus on the sustainable growth of basketball around the world, establishing strategies, building new assets and new alliances.
+15 years of experience in Strategic and Digital Marketing, Sponsorships, Sales and Revenue Management in the sports and entertainment industry. In charge of marketing, branding and digital strategies to turn Sevilla FC into a recognizable and successful global brand. Former Head of Marketing at FC Barcelona.
Working with social impact and education through sport with experience on agency, brand, charity and start ups, working across 6 continents of the world. Since 2006 developing the sport/art of Freestyle and Street Football. Freestyle Football now operates across 118 countries of the world with 9 different event formats.
Digital & Content Lead at Premier Padel, the official professional padel tour launched in 2022. In charge of all the social media output across all channels, working with content producers from around the world. From 2024, Premier Padel will host up to 24 tournaments globally, as the tour continues to grow the sport in new territories and in every dimension.
Experienced Head Of Media and Chief Digital Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Skilled in Marketing Management, Digital Strategy, Coaching, Event Management, and Journalism. Working with league solutions for over 12 years. Part of Norwegian Professional Football League since 2013.
Brian is a director of project development and commercializing products and platforms. Working in blockchain and the web3 space since 2013, he is a veteran of blockchain integration strategies and consumer behavior experiences. He is the founder of Blockchain in Europe group, Local Producer Ltd., and played American football at the Ohio State University.
Over 20 years of experience leading strategic planning. Over 10 years working in the sports industry. In charge of the definition and execution of RCD Espanyol's first global strategic communication, brand and institutional relations plan. Master in Internet Business and digital transformation from ISDI. Master in Communications Management from EAE Business School.
Part of ISDIN since 2016, when he started as Relationship Manager. Sports Marketing executive with international experience defining, planning, executing and optimizing external communication strategy. Wide experience in sports, health, cosmetic, tourism and travel. Highly focused in Communication, People and Culture.
Professional swimmer. Represented Spain in the Olympics in the 100 & 200 Breaststroke and the 4x100 Medley Relay. Member of Spain’s national team while simultaneously pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies focused in Public Health and Nutrition in University of California, Berkeley.
Inigo has developed his professional career fully linked to the sports industry, working for different right holders and sponsors such as LALIGA and Mahou San Miguel. As part of his role, Inigo has led the international expansion of the GSIC Powered by Microsoft, developing projects in Europe, USA, Middle East and APAC, where he has been living the last 2 years. Over the last 5 years Inigo has worked with +30 sport organizations and governing bodies in their digital transformation process.
Museum director at FC Barcelona since 2006. Member and secretary of the board of Catalan Basketball Federation. Former CEO of FC Barcelona Foundation. Master in Management and International Business graduated from ESADE.
Developing Global CUPRA Sponsorship with partners like FC Barcelona, World Padel Tour, International Padel Federation, Formula-E, Extreme-E, KOI Squad, Exponential Experience, Primavera Sound, Boiler Room & Ambasadors. Master in Sport Management graduated from Johan Cruyff Institute. Former Social Media & Sponsoring at SEAT.
Encouraged and empowered more than 250 entrepreneurship projects in different technology sectors in all their phases, contributing to their business plan elaboration, marketing, sales, private and public fundraising, and being a team builder. Professor at Barcelona University, Mentor of EIT Health, Digital Consultant, Business Advisor, Coach of EIC, and Speaker. Founder of 9ineSports and CIO of Fan360.
Director of the International Master in Sports Law at the European University-Real Madrid. Specialized in matters such as Sports Compliance and Integrity, eSports or in the field of Blockchain technology within sports. Former Director of Legal, Compliance & Integrity at the consulting firm specialized in Sports, Above Sport Associates for more than 8 years.
Master en Sport Management, PhD student en Educación y Gestión de organizaciones deportivas. Especialista en estrategia deportiva, patrocinio y marketing. Ex Gerente Comercial en Cerro Porteño y Ex Docente en el Instituto Internacional de Gestión Deportiva. Director de UP Sports Group y Country Delegate de WorldSBN
No Limits Collective is a creative studio and talent house specializing in Urban Culture. Their expertise lies in the intersection of music, sports, and lifestyle. Street Football X Barcelona defines itself as “not just a football community”, but an artistic project. The platform is a celebration of football, where boys and girls come together to share their passion while immersing themselves in the beautiful game.
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