Sportel heads to Buenos Aires for its return to South America

The international Sports Market & Summit with a Focus on the Americas will take place in Buenos Aires on May 14th and 15th. However, the event will kick off on Monday 13 May with an Opening Party sponsored by Bet Warrior and 1190 Sports.

12 APR 2024

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The international sports market & Summit with a Focus on the Americas Sportel Rendez-vous Buenos Aires, will take place from 14 to 15 May at the Hilton. The American event is being held for the first time in a Spanish speaking country, Argentina, none other than the homeland of the world football champions. Furthermore, the event will kick off on Monday 13 May with an Opening Party sponsored by Bet Warrior and 1190 Sports, in one of the most emblematic sports in Buenos Aires, Hipodromo Argentino Palermo, gathering all Sportel participants.

Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital and revered hub of football and sports culture, is famed for its abundant sporting talents and athletic excellence, including football, basketball, rugby, boxing, and hockey. It is also renowned for organising multiple conferences and events spanning international meetings, gastronomy, cultural, and scientific realms. Surpassing even the renowned cities of New York City and Miami, Buenos Aires emerges as the premier destination for conferences across the Americas. Furthermore, Argentina was pioneer in the TV cable industry, reaching the highest level of coverage in all Americas. It has also a high level of content production, distributed all throughout the continent.

The event will serve as the essential bridge for the global sports tech and media industry, facilitating the exchange of experiences, best practices, and innovations between the North and South American continent and the Sportel community.

The 2-day market and summit will gather key decision makers from the LATAM region and the rest of the world, such as: 1190 Sports, Anthem Sports & Entertainment, ACB,  Betwarrior, Bizid, DFB, Dorna Sports, El Chiringuito De Jugones, Eurodata Sports, Fanatiz, E1 Series, Eleven Tickets, ESPN, FIFA, Global Mmk, Globecast, Globo,  Grupo Mediapro, Iko Media Group, Img, Imply, Infront, Intelsat, LOC, Lega Serie A, Libero 33 Media, LPGA, Madco Broadcast Services, Major League Baseball, Matchroom, Mega TV, Meridiano TV,  Ml Sports Media, Movistar+, NBA, Professional Fighters League, Premier League, Protocol Sports Marketing, Ross Video, Saran Media Group, SES, Sponix Tech, Sportfive, Sportradar, Sportsvalue, Spring Media, Supponor, Stats Perform, Team Marketing, Telemetrico, Torneos, Tyc Sports, Vivaro, Warner Bros Discovery, World Table Tennis, Wpt Enterprises,  Zapping, Zeus Sports Marketing, among others.

Laurent Puons, CEO of Monaco Mediax made reference to the potential for South American development: "It is a unique opportunity to develop the South American market, where potential for development is huge. This event will offer new networking, meetings, and business opportunities with top executives from the sports broadcast and tech industry from Argentina and beyond, in preparation to the many sports tournaments that the region will host in the upcoming years. To make this event a great success, I am delighted to be joining forces with valuable local partners, J & S EG, Lions Sports & Media, and ProEnter”, explained.

On the other hand, Jorge Strika, CEO of J&S Entertainment Group showed its enthusiasm for the event to take place for the first time in a Spanish-speaking country: "We are very excited about the arrival of SportelAmerica to our country, having an event of international quality in Argentina and being the first time in a Spanish-speaking country will give a lot of prestige to the industry", stated.