Overview

After the successful culmination of the previous two editions, The Times of India – Global Sports Show 2018, will focus on India’s dynamic Sports environment and open the gates to sports enthusiasts and businesses alike, so as to encompass a wider and stronger outreach as well as give a fillip to the ‘Khelo India’ initiative.

The Times of India – Global Sports Show (GSS) 2018, has been designed with an enhanced and strategically aligned curricula, which comprises of an all-encompassing exhibitor category, focused conferences, workshops and a live action zone for sports enthusiasts to participate in a bevy of activities. As special features to GSS 2018, there will also be a dedicated Sports Start Up, Tech & Innovation Zone, Focused Hosted Buyer Meets and a Charity Dinner which will be inclusive of a Felicitation Ceremony to acknowledge the top contributors to Sports in India.

The unique approach of The Times of India – Global Sports Show caters to a B2B, B2G (Business to Government) as well as the B2C segment, and will bring together top brands, corporates, associations, federations, policy makers, sports management companies and leading stakeholders who are a part of the sports value chain, under one roof, to help India realize the dream of becoming a truly international sports nation with world class infrastructure.

Business Zone | EXHIBITION:

An unparalleled platform to showcase your products and services. A 3 day sports exhibition featuring more than 200 national and international exhibitors, which will ensure exchange of information, networking and knowledge sharing, spread across an area of 7,500+ sq m.

Knowledge Zone | CONFERENCES:

Carefully designed strategic conferences bringing together the leading stakeholders, buyers and decision makers and more than 100 thought leaders from different aspects of the sports industry from across the globe.

Workshop Zone | ALLIED EVENTS:

A series of unique activation and consumer engagement activities designed to give the customers a chance to experience products and brands first hand.

Action Zone | MATCHES

A live entertainment zone with a dynamic mix of matches from popular sports, with a few popular names.

Special Features

Hosted Buyers Program

A strategic enabler to convert real time business propositions through a highly focused networking channel.

Charity Dinner & Felicitation

A specialised networking event with renowned corporates and sports personalities to felicitate some of the top brands which have made a positive contribution to elevate sports in the country

At the Charity Dinner, the proceeds generated will be directed, towards the upliftment of the Sports in India.

The Felicitation ceremony will bring to focus some of the biggest brands and names which have had a positive impact on the sports ecosystem in India. Be it for sponsorship of national players and teams, development and maintenance of sports infrastructure, sports CSR initiatives and a few other pre-decided criteria’s.

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Interactive Sports Tech Arena

A zone with live and interactive display of the latest technological advancements in Sports.

The Sports Start-up Block

A focused space with a limited number of subsidised ‘Start up pods’ will be made available to those who qualify and meet the approval process. The enterprising entrepreneurs with their scalable business models, will  get access to a diversified array of potential customers.

The Inno Tribe Zone

A thoughtfully aligned arena which will showcase some of the most advance and innovative sports products as well as apparels on offer. Access to this specialized zone will be exclusive only for the existing exhibitors at GSS. The products to be showcased, will also go through a selection process which will be monitored based a few pre-decided parameters and only once it is approved will the exhibitor be permitted to display the product/s.