World Football Summit has partnered with Eleven Sports to launch “Talking Sport”, a new webinar series dedicated to looking at how the sports industry tackles the global pandemic and builds for the future.
The weekly webinar will bring together leading figures from across the world of sport, to share their insights and opinions with the wider industry.
Hosted by Sky Sports presenter David Garrido, Talking Sport will feature a panel of three respected speakers each week from across the sport’s ecosystem. Federations, clubs, media publishers, e-sports platforms, investment experts and commercial partners will all be represented.
The debut episodes will be streamed LIVE and for FREE on Thursday 21 May at 5.30pm (CET time). The session, which is titled Sport’s great comeback – Fighting back from COVID-19, will feature:
- Luis Vicente – Eleven Sports, CEO.
- Peter Hutton – Facebook, Director of Sports Partnerships.
- Ricardo Fort – Coca-Cola, VP, Global Sports & Entertainment Partnerships.
- Ralf Reichert – ESL, Co-Founder and Co-CEO.
- Dominic Quantrill – Founder of The Quantrill Partnership – Moderator.
Guests can register to watch the event now HERE.
Eleven Sports Group CEO Luis Vicente said of the series: “Now more than ever, the sports industry needs to walk together and work together to fight for a better future. For many years I have dedicated my professional life to transforming sports for the better and at Eleven Sports, I am proud to lead an organisation with that same missionary zeal.
“Through our new Talking Sport series, we will bring together leading figures from across the world of sport, to share expertise and insights with the wider industry. Our sessions will help to equip us all with the information we need to come through this period stronger than ever. I’m very excited to launch the series on Thursday.”
World Football Summit Director Jan Alessie said of the series: “At World Football Summit our mission is to bring the industry leaders together to network, share knowledge and best practices, and ultimately generate growth opportunities. This has never been as important as it is today due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. We are grateful to Eleven Sports and to our long-lasting partner and friend Luis Vicente for sharing their platform and we’re confident that this series will start paving the path to a bright future for the sport and the industry.”
Eleven Sports and World Football Summit will partner for a total of six webinar episodes over the next two months.