Hashtag Sports | NYC 2018 | Fueling the News Sports Economy

Fueling the new sports economyTM

The world's largest sports media & innovation conference

What is Hashtag Sports?

Hashtag Sports® explores and educates on how digital media and technology are disrupting the status quo across sponsorship, content, media rights & distribution, advertising, fan experience, culture, and more.

Decision makers across the new sports economy representing teams, properties, brands, agencies, publishers, rights holders, and technology companies come together each year to learn, collaborate and evolve. Everyone benefits from rich interactions over three days packed with incredible content and productive networking.

More than 200 executives, entrepreneurs, athletes, and creators will take the stage in New York City to make original announcements, share insights, and offer bold predictions on where the industry is heading.

"An incomparable experience — the talent, creativity and insight is unmatched."

Zach Leonsis, Monumental Sports Network

"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

2018 Featured Speakers

Hashtag Sports offers a global platform for athletes, entrepreneurs, executives, influencers, and investors to deliver inspirational and actionable insights. We bring together a unique blend of the smartest, most inventive and ambitious leaders, starters, and creators.

Michael Kassan

Chairman & CEO

Ryan Howard

Partner & Pro Athlete

Angela Courtin

Global Head of YouTube TV

Ryan Blaney

Team Penske Driver

Jennifer Storms


Melissa Proctor


Michelle Wilson


LZ Granderson

Senior Writer

Erika Nardini


Michael Yormark

President, Chief of Branding

2017 Attendees

Many of the world’s leading brands, publishers, networks, sports properties, and agencies attend Hashtag Sports for three days and nights of unmatched collaboration, education, and networking.

Press On-Site

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