Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, will share how a global sports company is built on the foundation of Asia’s greatest cultural treasure, martial arts and its deep-rooted Asian values of integrity, humility, honor, respect, courage, discipline, and compassion, and how each business venture should discover its own set of unique values of which to build upon. With a tested formula of unleashing real-life superheroes who ignite the world with hope, dreams, inspiration and strength, ONE Championship has become Asia's largest global sports media property in history, achieved some of the highest TV ratings and social media engagement metrics in Asia with its unique brand of Asian values, and world-class production with a global broadcast reach to 1.7 billion potential viewers across 136 countries.
Legendary boxer and businessman Oscar De La Hoya will share insights from his record-breaking career in the ring and life since retiring in 2009, transitioning to lead his company, Golden Boy Promotions, as one of boxing’s best and most respected promoters around the world.
State of the Union of watching Sports today
The on-going revolution
Premium rights-holders such as the English Premier League and Uefa are continually able to secure increases in the value of their media rights. But what does this mean for second- and third-tier properties in the long term?
Of the major US tech companies, Amazon has thus far been the most aggressive when it comes to acquiring sports media rights. But what is their long-term strategy? And how will Facebook and Twitter respond?
Today's sports media executive is faced with an increasing number of decisions when it comes to figuring out which technological trends are worth placing a bet on. What do developing technologies mean, what was a trend yesterday and what really came through and which ones seem destined to be a financial loser. In this informative session we revue the past year and find out what really has a future for our industry.
An expert panel of leading China sports professionals will present and discuss the latest developments and future trends in China sports media, answering topics such as:
Leading figures of this Bid will explain, why they believe their win is about one month away.
MLS is getting bigger and money flows in, but is there sustainable growth? And how important is the US national team’s recovery for the sport?
Many of the biggest names in club-football tour the US in their pre-season activities. What are their longtime gains and how does the US experience compare to their China tours?
In recent years, eSports has become more than a simple fashion or a trend. It has become a real social phenomenon. Many factors (number of viewers, age of these viewers, number of gamers...) also suggest that eSports will, in a few years, be comparable to any other traditional sport.
But it is not a sport, or at least not a sport like the others. From a legal point of view, some analogies are possible. Other aspects are very particular, especially with regard to the environment of eSports, which is itself very different from the classic world of sports.
While many economic players invest in the sport, it is absolutely necessary that they know the legal constraints and opportunities of this new and changing world.
IP Protection, Investment and Sponsorship, Broadcasting and Online Streaming rights, Data, Electronic Security... The "eSports Legal Session" aims to address the hot debated on-going challenges that are specific to eSports.