Meet the WFS Awards jury
From CEOs to Directors: Meet the WFS Awards jury members 1192 580 World Football Summit
From CEOs to Directors: Meet the WFS Awards jury members

WFS Awards applications are coming thick and fast before our 1 August deadline. Here, we meet the jury pouring over the nominees.

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How the European Super League’s rise and fall is an example of football’s Perfect Storm 1200 900 World Football Summit
How the European Super League’s rise and fall is an example of football’s Perfect Storm

In a guest column, John Grisby outlines how the European Super League’s rapid birth and demise personified football’s Perfect Storm.

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Sports leadership is set for a shakeup.
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John Grisby on sports leadership and the football industry’s Perfect Storm 4.0

Do you want to stand out as a sports leader in 2021? Do you know what Perfect Storm 4.0 means for the football industry and…

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WFS Europe will take place at the Wanda Matropolitano
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Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano the new home of WFS Europe

World Football Summit is proud to announce that WFS Europe has found a new home at LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano.

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WFS is coming to the Americas to celebrate 100 years of FEDEFUTBOL

WFS has partnered with FEDEFUTBOL to deliver Congreso de Fútbol de las Americas, an industry event to unite American football.

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Wilfried Zaha has taken a stand against taking the knee.
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Racism in football: Analysing the impact of player protests and social media

Darryl Rigby looks at rising racism in football, the role played by social media and whether players taking the knee has had an impact.

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WFS Europe is back!
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WFS Europe returning to Madrid with first ever hybrid event

#WFS21 will deliver the first hybrid event in the company’s history from 22-23 September this year.

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Football has already seen an impact on transfers due to new post-Brexit rules.
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The impact of Brexit on football transfers in the UK, Europe and beyond

Darryl Rigby from the UK’s Immigration Advice service outlines the impact Brexit is having on football transfers.

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Gender equality series kicks-off with calls for greater parity in sport 2560 1440 World Football Summit
Gender equality series kicks-off with calls for greater parity in sport

#WFSTalksEquality got underway on International Women’s Day with industry leaders joining our challenge for greater gender equality in sport.

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New series to challenge football’s commitment to equality 2560 1440 World Football Summit
New series to challenge football’s commitment to equality

To coincide with International Women’s Day, we are launching a new series of webinars, titled; Equality at stake – Adding talent to the game.

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Player Lens' Lee Hemmings
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Player Lens co-founder on how football’s LinkedIn is disrupting the transfer market

In the first of our WFS Talks series, Player Lens founder Lee Hemmings discusses how ‘football’s LinkedIn’ is disrupting the transfer market.

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WFS Talks
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WFS Talks: The new interview series sharing football industry insider insight

WFS launches WFS Talks, an interview series that will see the brightest minds in the business share insider insight on the industry.

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An open letter to the WFS community and entire football industry

World Football Summit co-founder and director Jan Alessie pens an open letter to the WFS community and football industry as a whole.

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The 2020 WFS industry Awards are now open to applications.
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WFS Industry Awards now open to applications until 18 October

This year’s WFS Industry Awards are now open to applications and will take place virtually at WFS Live on Friday, 27 November.

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WFS Live returns to build football's roadmap for the future.
Second edition of WFS Live set for November, aiming to change football for good 2560 1440 World Football Summit
Second edition of WFS Live set for November, aiming to change football for good

After the success of its inaugural edition, WFS Live returns from November 23-27.

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And the 8 finalists of the 2020 WFS StartCup by GSIC are… 1920 1080 World Football Summit
And the 8 finalists of the 2020 WFS StartCup by GSIC are…

After pitching during WFS Live, the 8 finalist of the StartCup by GSIC have been selected and will take the stage once more in the next edition of the event (Q4 of 2020).

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Welcome to Box to Box, all-round communications for the football industry 2048 1365 World Football Summit
Welcome to Box to Box, all-round communications for the football industry

Through its new Communications Agency, WFS will make its knowledge, experience and network available for brands aiming to excel in the football industry.

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Common Goal and Fundação Fenômenos receive WFS Live proceeds to aid COVID-19 fight 2560 1707 World Football Summit
Common Goal and Fundação Fenômenos receive WFS Live proceeds to aid COVID-19 fight

World Football Summit and Octagon Brasil have contributed to their respective ongoing efforts fighting coronavirus around the world.

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Covid-19 challenges will remain in play until 2024, but new revenue streams will arise

These are two of the main takeaways of ‘Covid-19: Implications on the football industry’, the latest report by World Football Summit.

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Julen Lopetegui: “It’s going to be tougher than starting a normal season” 1043 932 World Football Summit
Julen Lopetegui: “It’s going to be tougher than starting a normal season”

LaLiga is resuming this week, three months after being suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The match chosen for this longly awaited restart will be…

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World Football Summit, Ronaldo and Octagon Brasil join forces to kick off football’s new beginning 2048 1365 World Football Summit
World Football Summit, Ronaldo and Octagon Brasil join forces to kick off football’s new beginning

From 6-9 july, WFS Live powered by Octagon will gather football’s global leaders to address challenges and opportunities in the aftermath of COVID-19.

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#WFSatHome: COVID-19, a turning-point for Sports Broadcasting 1082 844 World Football Summit
#WFSatHome: COVID-19, a turning-point for Sports Broadcasting

Eleven Sport’s MD for Portugal discusses how broadcasters are reshaping strategies to face COVID-19 challenges and the opportunities that they are finding.

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#WFSatHome: Spartan CEO predicts bounce-back effect after COVID-19 1200 800 World Football Summit
#WFSatHome: Spartan CEO predicts bounce-back effect after COVID-19

We Zoom into Joe de Sena’s farm, from where he is leading Spartan’s remarkable shift to digital, to see how he envisions the aftermath of Covid-19.

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#WFSatHome: Can blockchain be the solution for the post-coronavirus era? 2389 2048 World Football Summit
#WFSatHome: Can blockchain be the solution for the post-coronavirus era?

In Episode 6 of #WFSatHome we discuss how this technology can help football clubs and sponsors with the CEO of Fan Token platform Socios.com.

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#WFSatHome: A look into how coronavirus is disrupting fan engagement in sports 1200 800 World Football Summit
#WFSatHome: A look into how coronavirus is disrupting fan engagement in sports

We discuss what sport entities and athletes are doing to keep their fans engaged during the lockdown with fan engagement expert Michael Broughton.

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#WFSatHome: David Garrido has a 3-word message for the football indusry 1698 1352 World Football Summit
#WFSatHome: David Garrido has a 3-word message for the football indusry

In the second episode of #WFSatHome we talk with Sky Sports presenter and WFS host David Garrido about producing engaging sports content eithout live games.

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WFS suspends all on-site events for the next four months due to the coronavirus pandemic 2048 1365 World Football Summit
WFS suspends all on-site events for the next four months due to the coronavirus pandemic

At the moment nobody is able to predict when it will be safe for people to travel normally and gather in large events.

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The Football Industry Podcast: Inside the AZ Alkmaar unique data-driven Academy 793 658 World Football Summit
The Football Industry Podcast: Inside the AZ Alkmaar unique data-driven Academy

In the third episode of The Football Industry Podcast we break down what it is that AZ Alkmaar do so well in their unique academy.

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#WFSatHome: The coronavirus crisis could lead to stricter and sophisticated salary caps 1100 733 World Football Summit
#WFSatHome: The coronavirus crisis could lead to stricter and sophisticated salary caps

Sports marketing expert Carlos Cantó discusses how the coronavirus outbreak will reshape the football industry in the first episode of our #WFSatHome video-interviews.

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We’ll meet again very soon

We continue to work to host our upcoming events as planned, but before that we have to defeat the coronavirus. Let’s do it together!

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