Hashtag Sports | Convince Your Boss

Convince Your Boss

You recognize Hashtag Sports is the most efficient week in the sports business calendar but need help convincing the boss? No problem, we have you covered with an info guide.

Learn, Network, and Relax

Hashtag Sports fuels the new sports economy and innovation ecosystem. Join your peers from leading teams, leagues, brands, agencies, networks, publishers, platforms, rightsholders, and startups.

We spotlight fresh voices and unique perspectives across a speaker lineup of 200+ executives, entrepreneurs, athletes, creators, and media personalities.

Our unparalleled agenda of 70+ sessions, 20 workshops, structured networking, and startup mentoring dives deep into disruptive trends, offering inspirational content and actionable insights.

Infectious Energy

Hashtag Sports offers an unmatched, infectious environment that stimulates collaborative learning and strengthens existing partnerships while forming, new and valuable connections.

Each year, a growing number of companies from around the world come to Hashtag Sports to make major announcements and participate in original showcases of media and technology which helps to create a truly unique experience.

Our community of attendees take these disruptive tips, trends and insights back to the office that stimulate fresh ideas and discussion.

"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

LZ Granderson

Senior Writer

Ryan Blaney

Team Penske Driver

Melissa Proctor


Ben Smith

SVP, Head of Experience

Michael Yormark

President, Chief of Branding

Erika Nardini


Jennifer Storms