LIVE Sports and COVID-19 : The Road Ahead; webinar by BW Businessworld

The situation right now has changed and the fate of the sports industry remains unknown. Many live sports are resuming, while others are learning how to survive through the pandemic. The sports industry is facing a huge loss because of this.

“LIVE Sports & COVID-19: The Road Ahead” is a webinar conducted by BW Applause & Everything Experiential along with BW Businessworld on June 16, 2020 at 3:00 PM. People can watch the webinar on Zoom by registering for it.

The webinar will see notable personnel from the sports industry. They will be discussing and analysing the impact of COVID-19 on live sports industry which has resulted in losses adding up to billions.

The speakers involved in the webinar are:

  •  Boria Majumdar, Noted Sports Journalist, Academician & Author
  •  Leander Paes Tennis Star, 18 Time Grand Slam Champion 7 Time Olympian, Singles Olympic Medal Winner
  •  Mohit Burman, Co-Owner, Kings XI Punjab
  •  Harish Bhat, Brand Custodian, Tata Sons
  • Sundar Raman, Sports Advisor & Consultant Formerly CEO Sports – Reliance & COO, IPL & MD, MindShare
  • Raghav Gupta, Founder & CEO, Fanatic Sports
  • Anil Singh, Managing Director, Procam International
  • Kartikeya Sharma, Founder, iTV Network
  • Dr Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor in Chief, BW Businessworld & exchange4media Group
  • Vivek Singh, Joint Managing Director, Procam International
  •  Abhishek Ganguly, General Manager, South East Asia & India, PUMA
  • Akshat Rathee, Co-Founder & Managing Director, NODWIN Gaming
  • Rahul Bose, Actor & Rugby Player
  •  Deepa Malik, International Athlete & President, Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).
  •  Julan Goswami, International Cricketer & Former Captain, National Women’s Cricket Team
  • Charu Sharma, Director, Mashal Sports, Commentator, Compere & Quizmaster
  • Vinit Karnik, Head ESP, GroupM
  • Dr. Aashish Contractor, Head- Rehab & Sports Medicine, Reliance Foundation Hospital
  • Adille Sumariwalla, President, Athletics Federation of India, Olympian and Arjuna Awardee
  •  Amit Tiwari, VP Marketing, Havells India

The panel includes some of the leading figures in the sports industry.

Coronavirus seems to show no signs of subsiding. People are slowly getting accustomed to the new changes. The post COVID-19 world will see fans watching matches at home instead of stadiums, use of VFX in stadiums and more. In this webinar, panelists will be delving more into this topic as the industry walks into unfamiliar ground of sports being played in private and without fans.

This will definitely be a webinar to look forward to.

Date: June 16, 2020

Time: 3:00 PM
Registration link:


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