The 1st Front Runners in Sports Management took place on Wednesday, November 7, at the Deree – American College of Greece, by the Sports Management Society in collaboration with Fox Sports Stories.
This year’s starting point was a general overview of Sports Management’s area and trends.
The first presentation was about Risk Management and began with the speech entitled “Risk Management in Sporting Events”. Rapporteur was Mr. George Bembetsos, Director of the National Olympic Academy of Greece (ETHNOA).
The second presenter was Mr. Stavros Drakoularakos, Managing Director of 24Media Holding, on “Digital Transformation in the Sports Industry: How Organizations Redefine their Strategy to Innovate, Engage and Win”.
Then the 2004 Olympic champion, Ms. Evi Moraitidou, stepped in. Mrs. Moraitidou’s presentation focused on “The Power of the Olympic Truce as a Tool for Promoting Peace and International Understanding – The Role of Elite Athletes”.
Finally, the conference was completed with the speech of the world renowned basketball player and Director of Eurohoops Academy, Theodoros Papalouka, on “Vision Update: From Sports to Sports Business”.