Over the Horizon: Sport's Digital Future

Madrid, Spain

29th-30th November 2017

Welcome to the OTT Summit


The SportsPro OTT Summit will bring together 200 senior executives from key players within the OTT value chain, including broadcasters, rights holders, content distributors, social platforms and technology providers, to meet, network and share ideas on the latest developments and what they mean for their business.

 

The summit will be hosted by the Olympic Channel in beautiful Madrid, as well as further venues yet to be confirmed, providing the ideal setting to curate relationships and learn about the trends shaping our industry today.

 

HOSTED BY

200

Senior Executives

Engage with senior figures involved in the OTT space, with 75% of attendee’s director level or above

 

30

Influential Speakers

Insider knowledge and know-how from leading international OTT experts

 

8

Valuable Networking Hours

Establish valued connections with over 8 hours of structured, strategic networking opportunities

 

2

Days

SP-OTT will cover all the bases over two content driven days

 

Agenda


Over the Horizon: Sports Digital Future 

Format

The event will be held over two days, with non-stop content throughout and opportunities to meet and network with peers. The programme will provide a mix of interactive opportunities which include an Olympic Channel site visit, seminars, lunches, dinners, networking drinks and more, alongside headline interviews, presentations and panels answering the questions and addressing the issues the broadcasting industry faces today.

Key Exploration Areas Include: 

The Future of Sports Media in a Multiplatform TV Market
Creating Your Own OTT Network
Why OTT and Social is a Winning Combination for Millennials
Driving Fan Engagement Through OTT
The Price of Piracy for Broadcasters 
What an OTT Future Means for Brands
Impact of New Digital Technologies on the Sports Right Market
The Future of TV: First Globalisation, Now Localisation

 

Make sure to check regularly for additions and changes

Speakers


  • Marcus Luer

    Marcus Luer

    Founder & Executive Chairman

    Sportsfix

    Tommy O’Hare

    Tommy O’Hare

    Head of Digital Strategy

    Olympic Channel

    Alex Kaplan

    Alex Kaplan

    EVP, Commercial

    Eurosport

    Rick Cordella

    Rick Cordella

    EVP & General Manager, Digital Media

    NBC Sports Group

    Theo Luke

    Theo Luke

    Director, Sports Partnerships

    Twitter

    ​Luis Goicouria

    ​Luis Goicouria

    SVP, Digital Platforms & Media Strategy

    PGA Tour

  • Sam Li

    Sam Li

    Head of Content Acquisition & Strategic Partnerships

    Sina Sports

    Sam Jones

    Sam Jones

    CEO

    NFL Game Pass

    Mark Parkman

    Mark Parkman

    General Manager

    Olympic Channel

    Yiannis Exarchos

    Yiannis Exarchos

    CEO

    Olympic Broadcasting Services

Advisory Board


SportsPro has developed a comprehensive Advisory Board balancing international rights holders, broadcasters and technology leaders to shape the format and strategic direction of the event. The support and participation of these industry innovators ensures that we create the content, environment and ultimate value for each and every attendee.

  • Jamie Hindhaugh

    Jamie Hindhaugh

    Chief Operating Officer

    BT Sport

    Amar Melwani

    Amar Melwani

    Commercial Director - EMEA

    ESPN

    Philip Bernie

    Philip Bernie

    Head of TV Sport

    BBC

    Shaun Harvey

    Shaun Harvey

    Chief Executive Officer

    EFL

    Sam Li

    Sam Li

    Head of Content Acquisition & Strategic Partnerships

    Sina Sports

    Mark Parkman

    Mark Parkman

    General Manager

    Olympic Channel

  • Thierry Pascal

    Thierry Pascal

    Senior Vice President, International Media

    PGA Tour

    Laurent Prud’Homme

    Laurent Prud’Homme

    Senior Vice President, Rights Acquisitions

    Eurosport

    Else Memmi

    Else Memmi

    Vice President, Global Media Distribution

    NBA

    Zach Leonsis

    Zach Leonsis

    Senior Vice President & General Manager

    Monumental Sports & Entertainment

    Aarti Singh Dabas

    Aarti Singh Dabas

    Head of Media Rights & Digital

    ICC

    Rhys Beer

    Rhys Beer

    Vice President, Sports Distribution & Business Development

    NBCUniversal

Who Attends?


iFlix
ICC
Google
Facebook
Eurosport
ESPN
Eleven Sports
EFL
EE
deltatre
DAZN
BBC Sport
Formula One
AELTC
Manchester Untied
NBA
ATP
NFL
Olympic Channel
PGA Tour
Red Bull
SINA Sports
Sky
Twitch
Twitter
UFC
ITN Productions
WTA
WWE
YouTube

Why Attend?


  • All content owners, from Sports leagues to media companies and even athletes are increasingly focused on building a direct relationship with the consumer. This requires an innovative approach to help navigate the uncertainty ahead. The SportsPro OTT conference will help bring leading OTT figures together to examine and discuss this important and evolving part of the industry.


    Commercial Director

    ESPN

  • This initiative spearheaded by SportsPro provides a fantastic platform for leaders within the media industry to come together and discuss the opportunities and challenges facing our industry’s ever-changing landscape.

    General Manager

    Olympic Channel

  • The media landscape and technology environment changes rapidly, especially in China.  This conference will help all of us gain insights into these industry changes and discuss ways for content publishers and platforms to stay on top of industry trends.


    Head of Content Acquisition Strategic Partnerships

    Sina Sports

  • “In today’s changing content consumption landscape, gaining fan insight directly rather than via a third party and developing one-to-one relationships with fans is becoming increasingly important and OTT platforms offer just that. This insight in critical to safeguard the future revenues for any business, be it a federation, media owner or digital publisher.”


    Head of Media Rights, Broadcast & Digital

    ICC

  • OTT has become a daily talking point in today’s media news, especially in relation to sports. There is great debate amongst rights holders, sports leagues, operators, broadcasters and media companies as to the pros and cons of launching or proving content to an OTT product.  An event such as the OTT Summit will bring industry leaders and experts together to help discuss these critical business decisions.


    Vice President, International Media

    PGA Tour

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Getting here

Want To Be Involved?


SportsPro OTT will offer an unrivalled platform for organisations wanting to speak directly to industry leaders and experts seeking to formulate an effective OTT strategy. 

 

SportsPro are the only media organisation that can offer genuine engagement with the industry’s leading figures 365 days a year – in print, digital and events.

 

 

 

Demonstrate your expertise and thought leadership via our Panel and Case Study sessions

 

Be personally introduced to the exact individuals you want to do business with

 

Grow your profile in front of the wider SportsPro audience before and after the event

 

 

Venue


The inaugural OTT summit will take place in Madrid and will be hosted at the Olympic Channel’s global headquarters offices, as well as at a nearby hotel conference venue to be confirmed within the next few weeks.

About SportsPro


SportsPro is the leading sports business media company in print, digital and events.

We are a sports media company that specialises in the commercial, strategic, and operational aspects of the global industry. Our highly respected coverage brings exceptional breadth and depth of knowledge to the sports industry through a combination of print, digital media and live events. This provides sponsors, investors, rights holders, broadcasters, teams, leagues and agencies with the cutting-edge insights they need to drive growth in the reforming frontiers of the industry.

 

SportsPro Events maintains the highest standards of quality in research and market analysis, finding the most pressing issues and then producing content-driven conferences. We accelerate development across industries and throughout the globe by bringing together world leading experts who provide the most telling information to sporting organisations.

Contact


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Phone

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