Hashtag Sports 2020 has been rescheduled

Updated information regarding COVID-19

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Hashtag Sports Live: June 16-17

A virtual conference designed to turn online content & connection into meaningful meetings

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Join us October 21-22

in New York City

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5th Annual Hashtag Sports

In only a few years, Hashtag Sports has grown rapidly in influence to become the premier and authoritative 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.

Initial 2020 Speakers

Hashtag Sports assembles a dynamic lineup of A-list executives, athletes, creators, and pioneering thinkers to deliver actionable insights and define the future of fan engagement globally across sports and entertainment.

David Levy


Back Nine Ventures

Kristen Gambetta

Sr. Director, Sports & Entertainment


Jeron Smith


Unanimous Media

Sharon Otterman


William Hill

Michael D. Ratner

CEO & Founder

OBB Pictures

Chris Grove


Eilers & Krejcik Gaming

Jennifer Matthews

VP, Brand Marketing


Jon Cohen

Co-Founder & Co-CEO


Courtney Tincher

Global Partnership Marketing


Jeremy Jones

Engagement Manager

The V Foundation

Will Bortz

Director, Brand Partnerships

Taco Bell

Melissa Riahei

President, U.S.


Don Lane



Jen Kavanagh

SVP, Marketing & Media

Philadelphia Eagles

Nick Lopezzo

Director, Marketing Campaigns


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Why the Industry Attends
Hashtag Sports

“No sales-show, good networking, top organizations and most importantly: impressive speakers and deep insights in strong cases.”

Martin Brueckner
Global Head of Sports Comms, Red Bull

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, brands, platforms and publishers, networks, agencies, tech companies, and investment firms.

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.

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