Engagement Lives Here.

Sports X Entertainment

  • 6
    Years
  • 12,000+
    Attendees
  • 1,000+
    Speakers
  • 400+
    Sessions
  • 40+
    Countries

Transforming the Next Decade

Hashtag Sports® is the premier event + recognition platform for content creators, marketers, and the next generation of talent across the converging sports, gaming, and entertainment industries.

From unparalleled experiences like our annual festival and the Hashtag Sports Awards presented with Budweiser to inspirational digital content and mission-driven initiatives like Creators of Color inspired by the Engagement Academy of Sports x Entertainment, Hashtag Sports is leading the dialogue and development of a sports entertainment ecosystem powered by content, culture, and purpose.

Join us in challenging the status quo.

The Hashtag Sports Awards Presented by Budweiser

The awards honor the most engaging content, athletes, and creators entertaining sports fans and audiences.

We are proud to be the benchmark for effective engagement and to showcase the ROI of investing in the fan experience.

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2021 VRTL

June 15-17, 2021

Engagement is more business critical and challenging than ever. Connecting with the modern fan is no easy feat—and now the industry’s best and brightest get the recognition they finally deserve on the industry’s biggest and most influential annual stage.

Job Recovery Summit

Presented by WorkInSports

June 17, 2021

Practical and actionable advice centered around four themes for both job seekers and hiring organizations as workers get back in the game and employers adjust to evolving needs and expectations—recreation of jobs, reemployment, reskilling & upskilling, and retaining talent.

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