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Welcome to the Sport Industry Forum

Where the right people meet
2-3 October 2024, NYU Abu Dhabi, UAE
The Sport Industry Forum is a one-of-a-kind sport business forum with content relevant to the region. The Forum is strongly supported by government and attendees are decision-makers.

The Forum is officially supported by the Department of Community Development and Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi.

Discussions at the Sport Industry Forum are interactive, informative and inspiring. It's a forum for decision makers and real positive change.

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    Relevant to the region

    Previous Speakers

    Executive Director, Sports Development Sector, General Authority of Sports

    GS, Abu Dhabi Sports Council

    Executive Director Community Health Sector, Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre

    CEO, Saudi Sports for All Federation

    Former Executive Chairman and CEO, The Premier League

    CEO, Dallas Mavericks

    Welcome to Abu Dhabi

    With its world-class sporting facilities, cutting-edge infrastructure, and thriving sports community, Abu Dhabi provides the perfect backdrop for industry leaders to come together, exchange ideas, and shape the future of the sports industry.


    Full agenda 2024 coming soon!
    • The Trillion Dollar Economy: What does it mean for sport?
    • One Year On: The UAE National Sports Strategy 2031
    • Investment in Sport: International Expansion by Middle East Companies
    • A More Sustainable Future for Sport: Innovative Strategies Driving Positive Change.
    • The Growth & Investment of Women’s Sport in the Region
    • Brand Investment: New Innovative Sport Sponsorships
    • Grassroots Sport & Talent Pathways
    • Saudi Sport: Latest Opportunities
    • NBA Feature: Exclusive Interviews
    • Healthy Cities: Building a Healthy and Physically Active Population
    • Brand Investment in Purpose & Social Impact in Sport – it Makes Business Sense!

    Delegate pricing .

    Government, federations, clubs & brands

    AED Free
    • 2 days of inspiring content
    • Learn from international, regional and local sport leaders
    • Meet clients and new partners
    • Networking/meetings opportunity
    • Media interview opportunity
    • Promotion
    • Refreshments and Lunch

    Rights holders and agencies

    *Early Bird* (Register on or before 30 August 2024)
    AED 2,800*
    • 2 days of inspiring content
    • Access to international, regional and local speakers
    • Meet clients and new partners
    • Networking
    • Promotion
    • Refreshments and Lunch

    Vendors and suppliers

    Early Bird* (Register on or before 30 August 2024)
    AED 3,200*
    • 2 days of inspiring content
    • Access to international, regional and local speakers
    • Meet clients and new partners
    • Networking
    • Promotion
    • Refreshments and Lunch

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      The Forum exceeds expectations and Abu Dhabi Sports Council is glad to support it. It is important for the industry to gather together to talk about the opportunities in sport.

      H.E. Aref Al Awani Secretary General, Abu Dhabi Sports Council

      A wonderful chance to discover from business leaders what they are doing in their respective sports and to learn from their experiences.

      Waleed Al Hosani CEO, UAE Pro League

      The ‘must-attend’ meeting for sport business professionals in the UAE. The one date in the calendar that can not be missed.

      Dr. Sven Rohte Former Chief Commercial Officer, Daman – National Insurance Company