Athletes & Creators | Hashtag Sports

Platform for Creators

In less than 3 years, Hashtag Sports has become the preeminent stage for the modern athlete to amplify their personal platform by sharing innovative ideas, showcasing creativity, and examining culture alongside other industry luminaries.

Outfitted with reach, resources, and the ultimate competitive drive, athletes have fashioned themselves as prominent publishers, savvy entrepreneurs, disciplined tech investors, and effective activists. Gone are the days of only car washes and steakhouses.

The modern pro athlete is increasingly leaving their distinct mark on an industry rife with disruption. It's all coming full circle—and who better than the athlete to shape the future of sport for themselves and their fans?

Winners All-Around

Founders

25

Investors

15

Champions

20

Who's Playing the Game?

Hilary Knight

Hockey Legend & Influencer

Malcolm Jenkins

NFL Athlete & Activist

Chiney Ogwumike

WNBA All-Star

Hector Rodriguez

Team Owner

Ryan Howard

Partner & MLB Athlete

Rashad Jennings

DWTS Winner & NFL Athlete

Andre Iguodala

NBA Champion & Investor

Martellus Bennett

Founder & Super Bowl Champ

Elana Myers Taylor

2x Olympic Medalist

Alexi Lalas

Analyst & World Cup Athlete

Steve Mesler

Olympic Gold Medalist

ChuBoi

FIFA Gamer/Streamer

Roger Mason Jr.

President & Commissioner

Fabian Mallant

Manager & Coach

Michael Thomas

Activist & NFL Athlete

Russell Okung

NFL Athlete & Investor

Paul Rabil

MVP, Investor & Founder

Brittany Howard

Team USA Volleyball

Jimmy Spithill

World Champion Yachtsman

Harrison Barnes

NBA Champion

Ryan Mundy

Investor & NFL Athlete

Kevin Robinson

BMX Gold Medalist & Founder

Chris Klein

President

Isaiah Kacyvenski

Co-Founder & NFL Athlete

Marques Colston

Investor & Super Bowl Champ

Tiki Barber

Co-founder & Retired Athlete

Justin Pugh

NFL Athlete

Jemele Hill

Co-Anchor, SportsCenter

Andre Williams

Founder & NFL Athlete

Devon Still

NFL Athlete & Activist

Pique Your Interest?

Consider this your official invite! Join dozens of other athletes and creators as the brightest minds descend upon Times Square at Hashtag Sports 2018 for:

  • Sessions across two stages and ten programming tracks, including panels and fireside chats dedicated to the increasing influence of Athletes & Creators
  • Networking by day and by night with influencers and decision makers in sports
  • Workshops teaching you how to create more engaging content and better connect with the Connected Fan
  • Matchmaking with startup founders looking for mentorship and investment
  • Special Events celebrating the convergence of sports, media, and culture

Reach out below for more information on special rates and passes designed specifically for athletes and creators.

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