Media Alert: #SportsConf Virtual Conference Unites Leaders of Sports, Media, and Technology

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Free Educational Event on February 18th and 19th Assembles over 70 Thought Leaders to Explore Convergence of Sports, Media, and Tech

#SportsConf, Presented by Whistle Sports

#SportsConf Virtual Conference Unites Leaders in Sports, Media and Tech

Hashtag Sports will host a free virtual conference on February 18th and 19th that brings together thought leaders from around the world to explore the convergence of sports, media, and technology in a global online summit designed to inform, innovate, and inspire. The two-day event will also feature 1-on-1 interviews with Whistle Sports’ CEO, John West, and Golden State Warriors’ small forward, Andre Iguodala.

What: #SportsConf is an online conference and conversation with more than 20 interactive Google+ Hangout panels, presentations, and interviews covering the future of mobile video, daily fantasy sports, eSports, virtual reality, OTT, predictive analytics, wearable tech, and much more.

When: Wednesday, February 18th and Thursday, February 19th, 2015 from 10am EST – 6pm EST.

Who: Speakers include 70+ thought leaders from NBC Sports, STATS, AEG, Nitro Circus, New Balance, Catapult Sports, Liverpool FC, Twitch, Atlanta Hawks, theScore, Stanford Athletics, Player’s Tribune, San Francisco Giants, and more. Sports professionals and fans alike are invited to join the conversation on social media and participate in live speaker Q&A.

Why: Technological innovation is revolutionizing how we watch, analyze, play, and experience sports. #SportsConf will conveniently connect an international audience of industry professionals to discuss trends and share best practices surrounding technology’s growing impact on sports with a focus on media, mobile, gaming, data, and wearables.

Register: Register at to view the live Google+ Hangout presentations and panels.

Participate: Follow @Hashtag_Sports on Twitter and join the #SportsConf discussion.


Contact: For questions or media inquiries related to #SportsConf, please contact:

Steve Cobb, Hashtag Sports: steve(at)hashtagsports(dot)com or 212-574-7979

About Hashtag Sports:

Hashtag Sports™ produces events and content that drive innovation at the convergence of sports, media, and technology. Our #SportsDaily email newsletter and global conferences reach a growing community of over 50,000 professionals including more than 100 teams and leagues.


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