Hashtag Sports | Media, Tech, Digital, Sponsorship & Advertising

June 26–28, 2017

Times Square, NYC

Hashtag Sports® is 3 days of thought leadership and innovation

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Premier Venues

Hashtag Sports 2017 is set to take place in Times Square, the heart of New York City, across two core programming venues—the prestigious Times Center and world-class Microsoft Technology Center (MTC New York) directly across the street.

Our jam-packed agenda consists of inspirational thought leadership and memorable networking events all taking place within a few city blocks.

(Day 1 & 2 Venue)

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.

Microsoft Technology Center
(Day 3 Venue)

MTC New York is a world class facility that "empowers every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more." MTC is located at 11 Times Square, 7th Floor between W 41st & W 42nd Streets on Eighth Avenue.

What's Next In Sports

Hashtag Sports explores the trends in digital and tech across media, content, sponsorship, advertising and culture that are shaping the future of sports.

This year's event is the most diverse gathering of professionals across the sports economy and innovation ecosystem with over 1,000 attendees and decision makers from leading teams, leagues, brands, agencies, networks, publishers, platforms, rightsholders, startups, and more.

Hashtag Sports 2017 programming will take place in Times Square, NYC on three stages across two core venues—the prestigious Times Center and the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC).

Join us for a VIP breakfast and three nights of networking including our Opening Night Party Presented by Cxense and Genius Sports.

Featured Partners

Confirmed Speakers

Hashtag Sports offers a global platform for athletes, entrepreneurs, executives, influencers, and investors to deliver inspirational and actionable insights to the sports ecosystem. We bring together a unique blend of leaders who are both subject matter experts and accessible.

Dawn Hudson


David Stern

Commissioner Emeritus & Investor

Jemele Hill

Co-Anchor, SportsCenter

Jill Gregory


Martellus Bennett

Super Bowl Champ & Founder

Keith Dawkins


Alison Overholt


Roger Mason Jr.

President & Commissioner

Dennis Crowley

Co-Founder & Team Owner

Heidi Browning


Chiney Ogwumike

WNBA All-Star

Ryan Mundy

Investor & Retired Athlete

Zach Leonsis

General Manager & VP

Ann Wool

Partner & President

Jeff Hansen

GM - Brand Strategy

Libby Geist

VP & Executive Producer

Nick Sakiewicz


Patty Hirsch

GM & SVP of Digital

Laura Froelich

Head of Sports Content Partnerships

Jason George


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Companies Attending in 2017

Many of the world’s leading brands, publishers, sports properties, and rightsholders attend Hashtag Sports for 3 days of unmatched collaboration, education, and networking.

Championing the Sports Industry

Hashtag Sports attracts journalists, bloggers, writers, and podcasters from leading media outlets covering sports, sponsorship, advertising, marketing, digital, and tech.

9 Programming Tracks

Hashtag Sports offers a week of educational and inspirational thought leadership by and for innovators across the sports ecosystem. Programming will consist of nine multi-day content tracks including special partner-led sessions.

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

Partner With Us

Hashtag Sports works closely with partners to best utilize our innovation platform to engage thousands of influential decision makers representing brands, agencies, leagues, properties, and publishers through a variety of custom sponsorship, exhibiting, and activation opportunities.

Whether a global brand or emerging startup, we can help achieve your company’s unique marketing and sales goals. Inventory is limited so reach out today to set up a call with our team.

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