Under the High Patronage of
Mr Emmanuel MACRON
President of the French Republic

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Evolutionorrevolution?

A collective responsibility:
building the future of sport together.


THE PROGRAMME

Two days of thinking and exchanging around the vision and potential model(s) in a changing context


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CONFERENCE HALL
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General introduction

  • Welcome speech
  • Presentation and objectives of the conference

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CONFERENCE HALL 1
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Session 1

Should professional competitions and mega-sport events evolve to adapt to a changing context?

  • Industry status update
  • Pandemic disruption measured and explained
  • Mega events: harmful or helpful for the environment?
  • What does the world need/would accept now from professional sport and mega events?
  • Hosting big events: what comes next? What are the expectations of citizens in a greener world
  • How to reconnect professional sport/big events with the real world
  • Could professional sport influence society or should it serve as a reflection of society?
  • Can exclusion, racism, match-fixing, cheating, environment disrespect remain part of the sport post-2020?

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Case Study

When sports meets entertainment : How are industry players delivering high value through hybrid events?

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Session 2

Between liberalisation and regulation: what governance and what evolution for sport and professional leagues?

  • Is the current economic model still adapted and strong enough to face actual major issues?
  • Is it normal that just a few months without live events brings the entire sporting economy to such a state of disarray?
  • What more sustainable governance model for the future?
  • Closed leagues vs promotion/relegation model: is there a third way?
  • What now for sport’s regulation?
  • How can professional sport be sustainable and profitable for all its actors including athletes?
  • What are fans’ expectations? Is there a disconnect with the fan base? A ‘Next Gen’ approach
  • What role for sponsors? Should they be part of the decision-making process? How do they want to be involved & invest in sports ?

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Lessons Learned

NBA & Disney: Organisation of the end of season at Walt Disney World® Florida

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Gala place
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Gala evening: dinner in the Walt Disney Studios®

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MAIN GARDEN
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Session 3

Healthy-living: the social utility of sport.

  • Sport is a tool for a healthier life: how can it better fit with the new needs and trends?
  • How can sport be integrated with the new and emerging public and private initiatives for a healthier world? Back to the drawing board!
  • What should sport really bring to the individual?
  • How should stakeholders work together to maximise the positive outcomes of sport in terms of welfare, inclusion, education, etc.?
  • Is sport practice the best solution to save public money?

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Case Study

From bidding to organisation of the 2024 Olympic Games, to the CASE STUDY bidding for the 2025 World Master Games: a vision for the evolution of sport practise in France

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Session 4

When lifestsyle replaces sport competition

  • What should sport bring to the individual from a sociological point of view in 2020?
  • The current organisation of the sports movement no longer fulfills the needs of the sports person
  • Sport is not synonymous with competition-a common misconception
  • Trends in demand for sport (less competition and more leisure, well-being, sharing): what evolution in the supply of sport for sport governing bodies?
  • From competition to cooperation: should sports stakeholders build together a new “coope-tition”?
  • What will sport 2.0 look like?
  • How can technology change the approach to practising sport?

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Looking Forward

  • Conclusions and learnings
  • Commitment to actions in the short term
  • Symbolic common action tbc (eg sign the wall, prepare document for minister, etc.)
  • Introduction of upcoming events and action points for the long term

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