iSportconnect, the world’s largest private network for sports business executives, is celebrating after successfully launching their inaugural ‘LaLiga Club Directors’ Summit’ in Spain earlier this week.
The exclusive one-day event, hosted at Casa Matesanz in Madrid on Tuesday, April 10 offered club Directors from the Spanish football league the opportunity to discuss business ‘best practice’ with leaders from different sports.
Representatives from the NBA, San Francisco 49ers, FIFA, Formula 1 and Wimbledon (AELTC) were in attendance. The summit covered various topics including Digital Disruption,The Future of Broadcasting Rights and Building a Global Brand Strategy.
Sree Varma, Founder and CEO of iSportconnect, said, “I’m delighted the summit went so well and I’m especially pleased for our partners, LaLiga, who worked tirelessly to help us put on this fantastic event in Madrid. A number of key executives from both LaLiga and other major sporting brands made this summit a special sports business and networking opportunity. I’m hopeful this event will become a regular fixture in our calendar and, alongside our trusted partner LaLiga, continue to bring key sporting executives to the Spanish capital for many years to come.”
Al Guido, President of the San Francisco 49ers & CEO of Elevate Sports Ventures, said, “Incredible to see… innovative leaders at LaLiga Directors’ Summit. Inspired by the leadership of [LaLiga President] Javier Tebas and [LaLiga MD, Sales & Marketing] Adolfo Bara. Bringing many new ideas back to the 49ers.”
Andrea Radrizzani, Chairman of Leeds United FC & Eleven Sports, added, “It was a pleasure to speak about sports media rights at the LaLiga Club Directors’ Summit in Madrid.”