Miami 6 - 7 May 2019 | W South Beach

Fan data driven insight and debate by decision makers for decision makers

Sports Decision Makers Summit Miami is the first in a series of next-generation conferences designed specifically for the owners and C-suite executives of sports companies whose decisions shape the future of the sports business.

It will deliver unmatched data, analysis and actionable insight to facilitate effective and profitable decision-making.

The invitation-only event is built around a series of authoritative keynotes delivered by industry leaders and deeply insightful panel discussions. Each panel will be given context and direction by the latest data on fan attitudes and preferences gathered from an exclusively commissioned research programme for the eventEach participant will benefit from first access to the data produced for the event.

Together with peer-to-peer networking opportunities, this makes Sports Decision Makers Summit Miami two valuable days well invested.

Driven by Exclusive Fan Data Insight

The event will be driven by the findings of an exclusive research programme, which will survey 10,000 sports fans from across the world’s biggest sports markets. The research will provide unique insight into fans’ opinions, preferences and attitudes on a range of issues key to the future of the sports business.

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Who will attend

Participants will be senior executives from teams, leagues, federations, broadcasters, media companies, sponsor brands, agencies, investors and advertisers in the business of sport worldwide.


James Pallotta

President & Chairman
AS Roma

Max Siegel

Chief Executive Officer
USA Track & Field

Sean R.H. Bratches

Managing Director, Commercial Operations
Formula 1

Larry Scott

Pac-12 Conference

Sophie Goldschmidt

Chief Executive Officer
World Surf League

Terrence Burns

Executive Vice President Global Sports
Engine Shop

Xavier O’Callaghan

Managing Director - Americas
FC Barcelona

Jennifer van Dijk

Executive Vice President, Marketing


The series will focus on topics and themes at the top of the agendas of the most senior people in sport. Our promise is insightful, illuminating and highly practical discussions and keynote presenters selected for their ability to motivate as well as to inform, going beyond the broad theory and self-promotion which characterizes most other sport industry events.

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Stadium and Game Experience






Selling to Fans

Hosting Major Sports Events


Terrence Burns – Speaker Video – Sports Decision Makers Summit

Terrence Burns, Executive Vice President Global Sports, Engine Shop will be a keynote speaker at the Miami edition of the Sports Decision Makers Summit. With vast experience spanning experiential marketing, big event sponsorship and as an IOC insider and Olympic Games and Fifa World Cup bid advisor, he is a brilliant addition to the speaker&ellipsis;

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Impact of esports under the microscope at Sports Decision Makers Summit Miami

The impact of esports on the global sports economy comes under the spotlight at the inaugural Sports Decision Makers Summit in Miami on May 6 and 7, during an expert panel featuring Electronic Sports Group founder Bobby Sharma, Tyler Schrodt, chief executive of the Electronic Gaming Federation and Vlad Marinescu, president of the US eSports Federation.&ellipsis;

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More top US sports leaders join speaker line-up at Sports Decision Makers Summit in Miami

Three more senior executives whose decisions shape the business of sport in the United States and beyond have been confirmed as speakers at the inaugural Sports Decision Makers Summit in Miami on May 6 and 7. Al Guido, president of the San Francisco 49ers; Mark Lev, president of Fenway Sports Management; and Mike Zavodsky, chief revenue officer&ellipsis;

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