DAY1: Global Sports Business & Regulatory Summit, 2019

Theme: Investment, Infrastructure & Innovation

October, Mumbai

09:00 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:05 Welcome Address by ET Edge
10:05 - 10:20 Chief Guest Address Address
10:20 - 13:00 Regulatory Framework
10:20 - 11:20 Inaugural Panel: The Sports Panchayat: Policy, Infrastructure and Business

This session will witness key policymakers deliberating their thoughts upon transforming landscape of sports as a sector with the on-going change in community, infrastructure requirements, reforms, skill-sets.

The session will help audience draw critical insights on:

  • Government Policies in regards with business of sports, Infrastructure development, sports education, skill development, HRD reforms and developing the sports culture in the country
  • Business Segments & Areas set to emerge in future in the Indian sports sector
  • Whether PPP is the way out and if there are alternative methods that can be implemented faster with help from industry and government entities.
  • Business of sports including domestic sports events, leagues, international sports events and sponsorships as avenues for revenue
11:20 - 11:30 Special Address: Digital Inclusion in Sports & The Changing paradigm

The digital era has brought about enormous changes in the sector over the period of time, and has eventually impacted the entire ecosystem. From a fan to sportsperson, to regulators, to associations, to brands and the list goes on. Let’s take the discussion forward:

  • Impact of digital on the stakeholders
  • Unexplored avenues of returns
  • Cost-effective model of digital driven deliveries
11:45 - 12:15 Owners Box: Creating and Sustaining High Performance Biz Model

The session will witness discussions and offer quality insights from the industry leaders and government stakeholders on:

  • Business models for franchises, leagues and capital intensive domestic, national and international sports events by sports federations
  • Performance, returns, feasibility, prospects, commercial viability, sports categories to be tapped and sustainability of the strategy of the leagues across the sports categories
12:15 - 13:00 Pour in the Smart Bucks: CSR, FDI & Emerging Areas of growth

There is a need of different nature of investments required in various sports in India and the ways to draw the same locally and internationally from government as well as public & private avenues for growth of sports in the country. The session will focus on:

  • The emergence of growoth areas in the sports sector such as sports tourism, sports manufacturing & retail, sports apparel, amateur and professional sports, Sports Science & technology, Sports Medicine, Sports Broadcasting, Sports Management, Sports Facilities and Maintenance, and Sports Education
14:00 - 17:30 Masterclass
14:00 - 16:00 Importance of Sports Education in classrooms
Sports Facilities & Maintenance in India
16:00 - 17:30 Roundtable of Sports State Ministers/Secreataries: Re-defining the strategies of evolution of Sports in India.
17:30 - 17:35 Closing Address