Hashtag Sports 2019 | Fan Engagement Conference, Awards, & Festival

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Host of the Inaugural Hashtag Sports Award Show on June 25

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Announcing
Dana White

UFC's President Takes the Stage on June 27

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Where the Benchmark
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4th Annual Hashtag Sports

In only 3 years, Hashtag Sports has grown rapidly in influence to become the premier forum where the benchmark for effective fan engagement is set.

More than 1,200 senior media and marketing professionals will join 120+ athletes, CMOs, content creators, and engagement experts across two jam-packed days and nights of networking, education, and celebration surrounding the future of sports media and the fan experience.

Meet Our 2019 Speakers

Hashtag Sports offers a global platform for athletes, executives, and influencers to deliver inspirational and actionable insights to the sports ecosystem. We bring together a unique blend of change-agents to define the future of fan engagement.

Carola Jain

CMO

Spartan Race

Dana White

President

UFC

Mina Kimes

Senior Writer, Podcast Host and Commentator

ESPN

Howard Mittman

CEO

Bleacher Report

Nick Kelly

Head of US Sports Marketing

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Andrea Kremer

Thursday Night Football Announcer

Amazon Prime Video

David Stern

Commissioner Emeritus

NBA

Katie O'Reilly

CMO

Philadelphia 76ers

Victoria Anderson

VP, Brand & Digital Strategy

Endeavor

Connor Schell

EVP, Content

ESPN

Melissa Brenner

EVP, Digital Media

NBA

Sandra Lopez

GM & VP

Intel

Manny Gonzalez

Senior Director, Cultural Diversity

Moet Hennessy

Melissa Lawton

Live Sports Production

Facebook

Evan Engram

Tight End

NY Giants

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Premier Venue

TheTimesCenter

TheTimesCenter is a state-of-the-art multiple event space facility including a 378-seat auditorium featuring a 60-foot-wide stage. The venue is located at 242 W 41st Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues in Times Square.

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2019 Tracks

Jam-packed with game-changing announcements, cutting-edge case studies, and unique takes on hot-button industry topics, programming will include keynote addresses and expert panels featuring the industry’s best and brightest.

FEATURED 2019 PARTNERS

Budweiser
Genius Sports Media
Grabyo
Sportradar
STATS
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“Really refreshing. The industry as a whole needed this and continues to need this.”
TJ Adeshola, Twitter

"No other conference I’ve attended has better captured the changing tides in sports media consumption."
Gene Miller, Hulu

"No other conference I’ve attended has better captured the changing tides in sports media consumption."
Gene Miller, Hulu

Who Attends?

Hashtag Sports is the only conference that unites the entire sports media and marketing ecosystem. More than 1,200 industry professionals attend each year from leading properties and brands, platforms and publishers, agencies, tech companies, investors, media, talent and more. They come to learn, connect, and create the future of fan engagement with two full days and nights of relevant content, productive networking, and special events.

Our attendees consistently describe their Hashtag Sports experience as energizing, educational, refreshing, insightful, inspiring, productive, efficient, and fun.

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