Official Programme

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Monday 04 March

REGISTRATION / WELCOME DESK

The registration team welcomes you to collect your badge holder and delegate bag with the Official Guide.

Tuesday 05 March

SPORTS MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY CONVENTION


NETWORKING BREAKFAST

Build up some energy by starting your day with a free breakfast and meet with other professionals.


NETWORKING LUNCH

Recharge your batteries by enjoying a free lunch and meet with partners or clients.


OCEANS SPORTS FOOTBALL PANEL

International Football in China

This panel will be lead by different professionals working in both international and Chinese football industries sitting together to discuss how to implement the "Glocal" scenario.
Moderated by Mr. Shoto ZHU who was in charge of the FIFA China Office during the whole preparation and operation process of 2007 FIFA Women World Cup in China and also the founder and CEO of Oceans Sports & Entertainment Inc. this panel welcomes Mr. Benjamin Wahl, Head of China Borussia Dortmund, Mr. Robbie Yang, Marketing Director of AC Milan China and Mr. David Belenguer, CEO of Hope Football Group.
The panel will answer the following questions:
What could be a football club's strategy in China?
What are the main challenges of a football club in China?
Sponsorship sales, public relationship, fan engagement, or players' development: what is the most important focus for a club in China in the coming year?
We are looking forward to answer your questions about football management, promotion, communication and fan engagement during this panel at SPORTELAsia 2019.

Moderator & Speakers


TELSTRA ESPORTS PANEL

The Rise of Esports - Opportunities for Growth

Esports is an exploding area of interest and revenue growth for sports media and marketing companies, with significant year on year growth in industry activity and maturity over the last few years. Asia leads this trend with an established video games and esports ecosystem and exciting new investments that are further accelerating the opportunities for growth. This session will bring together three pioneering esports industry leaders from Asia, Australia and the USA to share their hard won insights and advice with SPORTELAsia attendees.

Moderator & Speakers


TELSTRA HAPPY HOUR

It is never too late for networking, wrap up your day over drinks.


OPENING COCKTAIL

SPORTEL greets you to its opening cocktail, enjoy your evening in one of Macau's finest hotels.

Wednesday 06 March

SPORTS MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY CONVENTION


NETWORKING BREAKFAST

Build up some energy by starting your day with a free breakfast and meet with other professionals.


OCEANS SPORTS ESPORTS PANEL

Esports in China, Challenges and the Future

The panel plans to discuss around the following topics:
1. The status quo of esports in China, the possible opportunities and the problems encountered.
2. What is the future of esports in the bigger sports family ? Could it be part Olympic family ?

Moderator & Speakers


NETWORKING LUNCH

Recharge your batteries by enjoying a free lunch and meet with partners or clients.


YUTANG SPORTS MEDIA PANEL

Working with Chinese media to raise the influence of sports properties in China

As China upgrade sports-related domestic consumption and encourage broadcasts of sports events, the market presents more potential for sports properties and media and are very live. How do sports properties and media work and collaborate with each other, to increase the influence of sports and sports broadcasts in China, to make more people become sports audiences, to contribute to business growth?

Moderator & Speakers


LaLiga PRESENTATION

LaLiga as a global player in the sports and entertainment industry

Fans today have more ways of accessing entertainment and information than ever before. LaLiga's ability to adapt to a changing competitive broadcast environment has enabled the competition to continue its growth in international markets, achieving a 30% revenue in its overseas broadcasting rights. In this session, LaLiga's President Javier Tebas will explain how Spain's top-flight football competition is both transitioning and adapting to an increasingly diverse panorama, and how this environment is making its way into the entertainment industry.

Moderator & Speakers


ITTF HAPPY HOUR

It is never too late for networking, wrap up your day over drinks.

Thursday 07 March

SPORTS MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY CONVENTION


NETWORKING BREAKFAST

Build up some energy by starting your day with a free breakfast and meet with other professionals.


NETWORKING LUNCH

Recharge your batteries by enjoying a free lunch and meet with partners or clients.