Hashtag Sports | NYC 2019 | Connected Fan Playbook

Fueling the new sports economyTM

The world's largest sports media & innovation conference

What is Hashtag Sports?

Hashtag Sports® brings together the creative and marketing, media, sponsorship, and tech industries with the sports economy for a one-of-a-kind event in New York City.

Everyone benefits from rich interactions over three days packed with meaningful content, productive networking, and a celebration of sport's convergence and cultural influence.

2018 Featured Speakers

Hashtag Sports offers a global platform to deliver inspirational and actionable thought leadership to the sports & entertainment world's most talented and diverse.

A unique blend of more than 200 world-class thinkers will take the stage in Times Square to make original announcements, share insights, and offer bold predictions on the state of the industry and what's next.

Mike Greenberg

Co-Host, Get Up!

Steve Stoute


Hope Solo

Olympic Gold Medalist
& World Cup Champion

Victor Cruz


Alicia Tillman


Heidi Browning


Tom Rogers

Executive Chairman

Jennifer Storms


Katie Nolan

Host, SportsCenter for Snapchat

Jay Williams


"Makes you, and the organization you represent, smarter"
Neeta Sreekanth, ESPN

"That kind of exposure to folks across the spectrum of sports and media is special."
Will Leivenberg, Bleacher Report

"That kind of exposure to folks across the spectrum of sports and media is special."
Will Leivenberg, Bleacher Report

Premier Venues

Hashtag Sports 2018 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.


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

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.

2018 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.


Who Attends

The world’s most innovative brands, publishers, networks, agencies, and advertisers join the leading sports and entertainment properties at Hashtag Sports.

Together—with a unique blend of the most inventive and ambitious athletes, founders, investors, and creators—these companies gather in New York City for unmatched networking and education.