Key figures

World Football Summit is the first large-scale international football convention to be held in Spain, which will include all the relevant actors in the football industry.


Companies representatives, investors and institutions related with the football industry will create huge networking opportunities.


Top level speakers representing teams, players, media, relevant Institutions, NGO’s and the technological sector to discuss issues of high interest.


Hours of Networking supported by Nexus, to achieve individual and common agenda objectives.


The conferences will be the guiding line of WFS, articulated through talks, lectures and roundtable discussions centered on the football and sports industry.


Economy and football

Football is so much more than a mere sport. Economically speaking, football’s influence goes way beyond its 90 minute game. In Spain alone, the football industry represents over 1% of the national GDP and offers countless business opportunities. We will be exploring football’s business model with a special focus on Spain, approaches to the different management styles, internationalization of the industry, diversification of income sources and the role of firms and clubs in the international football arena.


Technology and Big Data

Technology is changing the world we live in and football is not an exception to this transformation. Discover how the leading firms and cutting edge Startups are engaging in this new field of opportunities. We will get a peek of how the latest technology and innovations can help strengthen athletes’ performance, increase the entertainment for viewers and boost clubs incomes. Are you ready to reach out and discover how the game of football is using technology to jump to the next level?


Social development

Football is a sport with important values that can be used as a tool to fight poverty and social exclusion. In this section, important Institutions, clubs and firms will present us their programs and contributions to the improvement of child welfare and disfavored societies.


Confirmed speakers for World Football Summit 2016


Day 1


Opening ceremony

Economic axis of Football

Professionalism and Management: La Liga, a success case

Investments in football teams

Trends and innovation in sport sponsorship

TV rights, content and income distribution

Third party ownership, alternatives?

China, a new leader in the football industry

Social implications of Football

I International Ministers of Sport Meeting

Football as an element of social inclusion

Ethics in football, role and dimension

Directors Club

Gala dinner

Day 2


Technological impact on Football

Fans & marketing

Health and sport performance

Management & Smart Stadiums

WFS Start-Cup competition

Closing ceremony

Why attend WFS?

World Football Summit represents the ideal showcase for all those companies and organizations directly or indirectly linked to the football industry that want to have access to privileged networking opportunities with clients that would normally be out of their reach.


It is the first time an event of this characteristics and nature will be celebrated in Spain, which will transcend into great coverage by media and audiences.


The event will have the participation of, amongst others, investors in the football industry, agents and players.


WFS will help understand the impact of new technologies in football, Big Data, new consumer channels and the incorporation of new investors in football arena.


WFS Expo is the epicenter for firms and professionals related to the industry, where the players dedicated to this sport meet and network.


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