Rugby Business Innovation USA Summit 2017
The Rugby Business Innovation Summit is the only sports marketing, infrastructure, leadership and performance conference targeted directly at rugby, with innovation and applicability at its core. A truly global event boasting some of rugby and sports leading Executives, Administrators, Directors, Players and Coaches.
The summit shares insights with some of the biggest social media, television and marketing companies working in the US and globally. The focus is the long-term commercial strategy and growth of the game in the US and is absolutely essential for all those involved with rugby, from elite and collegiate level down to grass root level.
Rugby is the fastest growing sport in the USA with participation in youth rugby increasing by 25% over the past three years and the fastest growing collegiate sport for both men and women. With Rugby 7s having featured for the first time at Rio 2016, the game is rapidly developing a global audience, with television networks competing for the rights to broadcast International, Pro Rugby, Collegiate and 7’s matches.
The Rugby Innovation Summit, USA is designed for club owners, commercial directors and marketing teams alongside athletic directors, coaches, performance directors and players as the only event in the USA designed to share and execute growth, engagement and development strategies.
Across two days, the Rugby Innovation Summit USA brings together the leaders in rugby, from the US and Internationally, alongside leaders from Collegiate and the major US Professional Sports with the most innovative and technology trail blazers in sports marketing, business leadership and commercial decision making to identify and develop the most effective strategies to drive the game forward.