Eleven Sports will partner with World Football Summit to launch a new webinar series, dedicated to looking at how the sports industry tackles the global pandemic and builds for the future. The weekly webinar will bring together leading figures from across the world of sport, to share their insights and opinions with the wider industry.
Hosted by Sky Sports presenter David Garrido, Talking Sport will feature a panel of speakers each week from across the sport’s ecosystem. Federations, clubs, media publishers, eSports platforms, investment experts and commercial partners will all be represented.
The debut episodes will be streamed live on free on May 21st at 4.30pm (UK time). The session, which is titled Sport’s great comeback – Fighting back from Covid-19, will feature Luis Vicente (Eleven Sports, CEO) alongside Peter Hutton (Facebook, Director of Sports Partnerships), Ricardo Fort (Coca-Cola, VP, Global Sports & Entertainment Partnerships) and Ralf Reichert (ESL, Co-Founder and Co-CEO).
Vicente said of the series: “Now more than ever, the sports industry needs to walk together and work together to fight for a better future. For many years I have dedicated my professional life to transforming sports for the better and at Eleven Sports, I am proud to lead an organisation with that same missionary zeal.”
“Through our new Talking Sport series, we will bring together leading figures from across the world of sport, to share expertise and insights with the wider industry. Our sessions will help to equip us all with the information we need to come through this period stronger than ever. I’m very excited to launch the series on Thursday.”
Eleven Sports and World Football Summit will partner for a total of six webinar episodes over the next two months.