2023 Featured Sessions

KEYNOTES

WHAT'S NEXT FOR DAZN?

SHAY SEGEV,
CEO

CEO Shay Segev discusses the company’s global strategy and how they plan to drive DAZN through its next phase of growth. Insights include

  • The acquisition of ELEVEN and its integration into the wider business.
  • DAZN’s evolution into a destination for media, betting, ecommerce and entertainment.
  • Why streaming platforms must embrace change in a saturated marketplace.
  • The shifting business model to monetise sports media rights.

PRIME TIME: AMAZON'S EUROPEAN SPORTS STRATEGY

ALEX GREEN,
Managing Director, Sport, Europe

EMEA Managing Director of Sport for Prime Video, Alex Green, will outline the technology giant’s approach to its European rights portfolio. Specific topics include:

  • How the Champions League is a key strategic growth engine.
  • What is the role of original content on the platform such as All or Nothing?
  • How does the Prime Video strategy align and integrate with Amazon’s wider business?
  • What is the platform’s approach to maintaining and growing its rights portfolio?

INTERVIEWS

INDIA: THE WORLD'S LARGEST SPORTS MARKETPLACE

SANJOG GUPTA,
Head of Sports

Sanjog Gupta, Head of Sports, Disney Star, will provide an in-depth look into the evolving Indian marketplace and the incredible growth of the Indian Premier Legue (IPL). Specific topics include:

  • What is the scale of the Indian sports industry?
  • How does the IPL impact the broader Disney Star strategy?
  • How do regional sports networks in India compare to other markets?
  • How Disney Star scaled its subscriber base and tech capabilities.
  • What are the opportunities for international sports properties looking to enter India?

A NEW ERA FOR LALIGA

JAVIER TEBAS,
President

Hear how LALIGA are differentiating themselves against growing international leagues as they look to secure their slice of the global media rights pie. Topics include:

  • Why LALIGA’s approach to FFP is key for sustainability amongst teams.
  • How the $2.1 billion CVC deal will close the gap between LALIGA and the Premier League.
  • How will LALIGA’s recent rebrand help position itself as a leading football league?
  • How LALIGA’s focus on technology and long-term innovation cements itself as an industry leader.

CASE STUDIES

HOME OR AWAY? EXPANDING THE NFL'S INFLUENCE IN GERMANY

ALEXANDER STEINFORTH,
General Manager, NFL Germany

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FRANK ROBENS,
SVP, Sports Rights, Production & Management

Learn how the NFL’s Germany strategy is evolving, the lessons it is applying from games in London, and why the consumption of content differs between German and international fans. Specific topics include:

  • What’s unique to the NFL’s strategy in Germany?
  • How the NFL targets different parts of its audience with different broadcast products.
  • What can fans expect of the free-to-air RTL broadcast partnership?
  • NFL Germany’s specific approach to growing fandom.

INSIDE PIQUE'S KINGS & QUEENS LEAGUE

 CRISTINA DELGADO ESTEPA,

Head of Sports & News, Spain & Portugal

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ORIOL QUEROL,
CEO

YouTube’s Head of Portugal & Spain is joined by Kings & Queens League CEO and Gerard Pique’s right-hand man, Oriol Querol, to discuss how the seven-a-side football league competition is taking the internet by storm. Specific topics include:

  • How do Kings League matches differ to traditional football?
  • What role did YouTube play in growing the concept?
  • Can this be an alternative entry for Gen Z audiences into football?
  • Can this be to football what padel is for tennis?
  • What is next for Kings League?

*Sessions are subject to change.