Launched in 2016, The Times of India Global Sports Show is curated to provide the largest and most diversified platform to all stakeholders who are collectively driving the growth in the sports sector in India.
With overwhelming support from central and state governments, India Inc., sports federations and associations, athletes from across the sporting diaspora and everyone interested in transformation of sports into more than just a niche industry, it has become a very important part of the annual sports events calendar in the region.
"The Exhibition and Conferences are maturing. This year there were more relevant exhibitors and relevant visitors. The visitors ranged from Institutions, Clubs, Traders and Buyers in Sports segment which was good."
"TOI-GSS is very good for updating your knowledge, sharing your experiences and building your network. This is a great platform for sharing your views on sports science, development, method training and gives a chance for corporates to initiate CSR funding and empower youth to build their career in the respective sports field."
Director - Kinder Sports
"This is a brilliant experience as it helps network with the entire sports ecosystem and to connect with a wider target audience."
Owner, Jaspo Sports
"We have been participating in international exhibitions as well. This year, TOI-GSS was very good and I wish the show continues to grow."
Communications Manager, FIBA Regional Office Asia
"TOI – GSS has great line-up of speakers and offers good opportunity to get a wide aspect of experiences. It’s a great place to interact with different stakeholders across Indian sports."
Deputy Secretary - Govt. of Assam, Sports & Youth development
"This is one platform from TOI where networking and knowledge sharing happens. We also get to know best practices from various participants."
Owner - Konex Sports
"We have more than 450 sports products, this was the first exhibition of my life and my company and we had an amazing experience participating at Times of India – Global Sports Show. I am thankful to the Times Group for supporting us through out."
Dr. Sujoy Thaosen
Director, Sports & Youth Welfare, Madhya Pradesh
"It’s a good platform where you can bring all stakeholders at one place and make them talk, share their experiences and products available in the market. Since India is an emerging sports power, all these technologies coming in will help more podium finish."
Co-founder/ Owner, Airawat
"This is our 3rd Edition, from 12, 24 to 56 sq.mts, I have grown and seen TOI-GSS grow to. From previous year to this year, there are more footfalls, more buyers and relevant customers. We are happy to be here."
Group Head, Marketing & Strategy Sports, Reliance Industries Limited
"It’s a wonderful effort from TOI to bring a lot of like-minded people from the sports pace together. This will help in the development and increase partnership contributing to the sports eco-system."
Managing Director – Selection Centre Sports
"As a sports retail chain owner, I had a good business experience at the Times of India – Global Sports Show. It provides a good networking platform to meet the sporting suppliers, brands and key sports personalities. Interacting with the thought leaders and sporting brands at the show provided insights in to the growing Indian sporting goods market."
CEO, GoalControl GmbH
"It’s a first time for me here, it was very interesting to see what is coming up here and growing in India. We have to continue this show and see how sports business develops in India. We had a wonderful line of speakers and topics."
Managing Director - Nutra Supplements
"We are proud to be associated with TOI – GSS from last three years, the journey has been amazing and helped us to grow. The leads that we have generated via this exhibition is incredible. The conferences had a good panel of sport experts. This is not just a sports show, but rather a spring board for our success and Indian sports industry to grow."
Health Minister - Government of Maharashtra
"With the growing sports scenario and various industries joining hands, there is a balance in the economy of the nation. I am glad to be a part of The Times of India Global Sports Shown since it is a wonderful concept to encourage and promote sports."
Former World & Olympic Champion
"TOI - GSS is a wonderful and unique platform. It brings together people associated with sports in various verticals."
CEO - Belco Sports