International Sports Convention (ISC) is an events, education and media business that connects individuals and companies in the business of sport. Founded in 2009. ISC provides events, webinars, podcasts and education programmes in the Business of Sport. The main focus of ISC is the flagship event taking place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London on March … Read more

Piracy represents a critical weakness in the digital sports media economy. The industry loses an estimated $28.3 billion of revenues a year lost to illicit distribution of premium sports content. That number could be moving towards $50 billion in the next five years. Yet as noted by Simon Hanna, regional vice president for the EMEA … Read more

The digital sports viewing experience is set to develop into something quite different from traditional broadcasting, and the implications of that are only now beginning to emerge. In a joint masterclass session during the International Sports Convention, NativeWaves CEO Christof Haslauer and Roy Clements, director of EMEA partners and channels at StatsPerform, explained how interactivity … Read more

Over the past few seasons, Spanish football’s LaLiga has been mining the data resources and specialisms produced through operating one of the world’s elite sporting competitions. It has done that not just by considering its own offering, but also how it can apply what it has learned to the benefit of other rights holders. In … Read more

The final session of the International Sports Convention 2022 brought together four figures from social media companies to reflect on one of the most powerful trends of the last decade, which still looks sure to reshape the decade to come. Rob Pilgrim, the head of sport for EMEA at YouTube, was joined by Arthur Guisasola, … Read more

The sports industry, like so much of the economy, is going through a “perfect storm” of trends that promise to upend its operations in the next decade. For Christian Frei, founder and chief technology officer of leadership and coaching consultancy 934 Live, that should be enough to prompt anyone to reflect on their attitude to … Read more

Corentin Segalan, who works for the French national agency against corruption, explained that the Group of Copenhagen represents a network of international platforms. He said: “It’s important to work together because often there is dissemination of suspicious betting in a lot of countries. We have the expertise together to work on sports manipulation. We’re working … Read more

The main purpose of the Liga MX, the Mexican women’s league, is to become sustainable, according to Mariana Gutierrez. In Sweden, the women’s league launched its own channel and has entered into an agreement for the games to be broadcast in 10 countries, after it lost its former broadcasting contract. “it’s a huge change,” Annika … Read more

Olympic legacy is about creating lasting benefits for people, the host territory and the sports movement, says Tania Braga. “There are three golden rules of Olympic legacy after Agenda 2020. “1. The games adapt to the host. “The project should fit the local reality. There is no one model fits all. There is a myth … Read more

Keith Bruce began the session by pointing out that all of the panel are in the business of attracting sport to their businesses. His company represents F1 Experiences, which was created on the model of enabling corporates to see and experience Formula 1. After F1’s change of ownership, the series was still largely misunderstood, especially … Read more