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Broadcast Sport Summit

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08:30
    • Masterclass
    • Plenary
09:20
    • Plenary
    Rachel Stringer, Sports Broadcaster and Producer will be our host throughout the days sessions
09:25
    • Plenary

    Sue Anstiss has been a pioneer in women’s sport for over 30 years. She’s an author, podcast host and entrepreneur, who was a founding trustee of the Women’s Sport Trust and co-founder of the Women’s Sport Collective. Sue is now CEO of Fearless Women, which drives positive change for women’s sport, having received an MBE for her services to women’s sport in 2018. The keynote speech at the Broadcast Sport Summit 2023 focuses on Sue’s role in helping to grow women’s sport and, specifically, her influential and well-received book and Netflix documentary, Game On. The Unstoppable Rise of Women’s Sport. Anstiss explains how and why she made Game On, how she got it distributed, and the impact of both the book and documentary in helping shape a better future for women’s sport. She will also talk about her award-winning Game Changers podcast and address what now needs to be done to capitalise on the substantial increase in the fanbase and interest in women’s sport over recent years.

09:55
    • Masterclass
    Clubs and federations talk through industry-leading campaigns that have been successful in enhancing fan engagement. Each speaker explains the aims and objectives of the project, the content created, how it was executed, the time and team size working on the project and how they measured success.
    • Plenary

    The 2023 Women's World Cup, golf’s Solheim Cup, the women’s Ashes, and more women’s sport events have all seen record-breaking success this year, further elevating the women's game and the players involved. This session looks at what has been done to ensure the success of women’s sport, and what more can be done to continue to grow audiences and ensure high-quality coverage of live games, studio presentations, punditry, pre- and post-game analysis, player documentaries and all other content created across TV and social platforms.

10:40
    • Plenary
    Social media has been used as a primary means of engagement for sporting organizations, particularly with a view to attracting and speaking to a younger generation of fans. This session will explore the use of social media by sporting organizations, and how it is utilized effectively to create new narratives and a new audience for global sporting properties, as well as highlighting how this new audience can help in attracting a new and diverse portfolio of partners.
    • Masterclass

    Most sports fan will remember where they were when the Lionesses won Euro 2022 or when Kieran Trippier scored that free kick against Russia in 2018. This session will dive into how The FA, working with base, has transformed the infrastructure of their content delivery, enabling these heart-stopping moments and behind the scenes action to be distributed via a cloud-based workflow.

    Sponsored by base
11:10
    • Masterclass
    • Plenary
    COFFEE BREAK
11:45
    • Plenary
    The Global Sport Leaders sessions are a series of one-to-one fireside chats with European broadcast sports leaders. In each session we will drill down on business issues, rights deals, how they are responding to the changing market, innovations in fan engagement, the biggest success stories of the last year and the key challenges and opportunities of the year ahead.
12:20
    • Masterclass
    New technology is presenting new opportunities for sports media broadcasters, from the presentation and ability to engage the audience with data but also looking at how the experience can become far more immersive, and fan focused. How will new technologies like the metaverse and AR/VR shape the consumption of Sports media moving forward?  How is the next generation and their technology choices, defining what sport fandom will become and how can we keep track?
    • Plenary
    There's been a massive explosion in sports documentaries over the last five or so years, mainly driven by streaming platforms finding huge audiences for feature-length documentaries and episodic series uncovering enticing stories and providing genuine insight into sports, athletes, popular figures in sports, or focusing on fascinating and previously underreported stories involving sports, federations, athletes and clubs.
12:55
    • Masterclass
    • Plenary
    LUNCH
13:50
    • Plenary
    The Global Sport Leaders sessions are a series of one-to-one fireside chats with European broadcast sports leaders. In each session we will drill down on business issues, rights deals, how they are responding to the changing market, innovations in fan engagement, the biggest success stories of the last year and the key challenges and opportunities of the year ahead.
14:25
    • Plenary
    Find out how to maximise the potential of your podcast series. This session is specifically aimed at sports rights holders and reveals how podcasts can assist smaller and larger rights holders both with fan engagement and creating a new revenue stream.
    • Masterclass

    Innovation and Live Sports Production, go hand in hand and is one of the industries most exciting and dynamic fields. This pane will be exploring some of the current tech and innovations that is breaking-ground and predict what can we expect from the future. 

    Sponsored by Telestream
15:00
    • Plenary
    This session provides independent analysis and insight into the sports media sector from leading data/insights provider GlobalData. It offers analysis into the changing shape of sports broadcasting, and the way sports are being produced and consumed by viewers.
    • Masterclass
    Live sports content is expensive to produce and deliver, with UHD and 8K resolution quality and personalisation driving consumer expectations higher. Media technology innovations like low power and ultra-low latency can optimize the fan experience, but choices like hardware, software, or cloud coupled with Capex and Opex investments make economics unclear.
    Sponsored by Appear
15:30
    • Masterclass
    • Plenary
15:55
    • Masterclass
    What steps does a sporting federation need to take to remain relevant and attract new audiences in a competitive sports ecosystem?
    • Plenary
    Building up a fan base for a new sport means navigating a complex maze of options to successfully distribute both live sports and on-demand insights and documentary content around the sport. In each global territory, the content mix includes going D2C, utilising dedicated streaming sports platforms, free-to-air TV, pay-TV, social media platforms, YouTube, Twitch, fan-created content, and so on.
16:30
    • Masterclass

    In this session, you’ll hear valuable insights from sports partnership specialists at leading social media video platforms. They discuss the power of social media in distributing tailored sports content to distinct fan bases and offer top tips to sports content makers, sports clubs, sports federations, sports producers and broadcasters for maximising the opportunities opened up by the likes of TikTok and YouTube to truly engage with a young demographic.

    • Plenary
    Sports content is becoming ever-broader, as fans look to satisfy their demand for sports with as much content as they can consume outside of the live event. This session shines the spotlight on standout examples of sports content that has been created by content makers who don't own any live sports rights.
17:05
    • Plenary
    The Global Sport Leaders sessions are a series of one-to-one fireside chats with European broadcast sports leaders. In each session we will drill down on business issues, rights deals, how they are responding to the changing market, innovations in fan engagement, the biggest success stories of the last year and the key challenges and opportunities of the year ahead.
17:35
    • Plenary
17:40


 

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