Leading experts from the sports and eSports industries agree: the future for both will be better togetherhttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/48801191806_fd61f4e99f_k.jpg20481365World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/48801191806_fd61f4e99f_k.jpg
Industry experts such as Kenneth Fok, Alexander Udalyi and Jonas Lygaard spoke at WFS19 about the challenges facing this rapidly growing industry.
How a change at CONMEBOL propelled the Copa Libertadores into another dimensionhttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/riverOK-1.jpg19001400World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/riverOK-1.jpg
The competition’s revenue has increased 139% in three years, while prize money has more than tripled since Alejandro Domínguez took office as President of CONMEBOL in 2015.
Atlanta United: The three-year old MLS franchise drawing more fans than 28 Champions League teamshttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/atlanta-united.jpeg1080720World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/atlanta-united.jpeg
The team that only started competing in 2017 has won one championship and immeasurable plaudits. They’re posting the 10th-highest average attendances in all of football.
Can OTT services prevent the audiovisual rights bubble from bursting?https://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/clasico-1.jpg696522World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/clasico-1.jpg
Piracy is threatening the traditional audiovisual rights market, while research shows users want quality streaming and value for money. Can OTT be the solution?
Liverpool FC CEO Peter Moore on the balancing act of modernising the club while respecting its traditionhttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/48800786418_2b42f30672_k.jpg20481365World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/48800786418_2b42f30672_k.jpg
The lifelong Liverpool FC fan is now running the club and using his extensive experience from working in the tech industry.
FIFA’s plan to ensure clubs actually receive the compensation they’re due for training playershttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/48801246077_dff3e1be09_o.jpg54723648World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/48801246077_dff3e1be09_o.jpg
By creating the FIFA Clearing House, the organisation will take charge of processing payments of training rewards. Chief Legal Officer Emilio García outlined the governing body’s plans at WFS19.
Once again, WFS turned Madrid into the capital of the football industryhttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/thankyou.jpg57603840World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/thankyou.jpg
With 150+ speakers and 2,000 attendees from all over the world, WFS19 has been our biggest event to the date.
Atlanta United and Major League Soccer make history in the WFS Industry Awards 2019https://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/181209005522-atlanta-united-celebration-full-169-1.jpg1600900World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/181209005522-atlanta-united-celebration-full-169-1.jpg
Darren Eales, president of Atlanta United, wins the WFS Industry Award for Best Executive, while Atlanta United’s home venue, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, captures the Award for Best Venue
Sean Conroy: “Football is reaching a point of digitalisation over digitisation”https://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lilly-rum-15YTRXKuJ14-unsplash-1.jpg54622897World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lilly-rum-15YTRXKuJ14-unsplash-1.jpg
Just a few days before #WFS19 kicks off, we talked with Sean Conroy, Commercial Partnerships Director for Genius Sports, data and technology company that provides management and integrity services to…
Ronaldo will review his first year as Real Valladolid owner at WFS19https://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/44985214722_144f151b29_k.jpg20481365World Football SummitWorld Football Summithttps://worldfootballsummit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/44985214722_144f151b29_k.jpg
The Brazilian ex-footballer will be joined on stage by Matthieu Fenaert, the man he recently appointed as new CEO