Hashtag Sports

Hashtag Sports Hashtag Sports® is a next-gen thought leadership platform and sports tech innovation festival in NYC.

We're excited to welcome veteran comedian, viral star, and sports aficionado Scott Rogowsky to the TimesCenter stage as ...
06/03/2019

We're excited to welcome veteran comedian, viral star, and sports aficionado Scott Rogowsky to the TimesCenter stage as the host of the inaugural Hashtag Sports Awards! Named by TIME as one of the "25 Most Influential People on the Internet," Rogowsky rose to fame as the face of HQ Trivia. Now the co-host of DAZN's MLB whiparound show ChangeUp, his quick wit and improvisational panache have made him a fan favorite.

Join us at TimesCenter on June 25 as "the host with the most" helps us crown the winners of the inaugural Hashtag Sports Awards: https://hsports.co/awards

Detailed Agenda Now Live!With multiple networking events each evening and over 40 sessions covering the next generation ...
05/17/2019

Detailed Agenda Now Live!

With multiple networking events each evening and over 40 sessions covering the next generation of fan and consumer engagement, there's something for everyone: https://hsports.co/agenda

Are you 30 or under and looking to enhance your career, make new connections, and learn how to engage the modern fan? Th...
05/13/2019

Are you 30 or under and looking to enhance your career, make new connections, and learn how to engage the modern fan? Then the Next-Gen Pass is for you!

We're excited to offer a special discount for the sports industry's top young talent to attend Hashtag Sports 2019: https://hsports.co/ticket-info

We've just added several new speakers to the lineup for Hashtag Sports 2019! Hear from David Stern, ESPN's Mina Kimes, a...
05/01/2019

We've just added several new speakers to the lineup for Hashtag Sports 2019!

Hear from David Stern, ESPN's Mina Kimes, and 100+ more executives and influencers on the future of sports media & fan engagement: nyc.hashtagsports.com

Hashtag Sports 2019, the industry's most influential sports media & marketing conference, is just 75 days away!With pric...
04/12/2019

Hashtag Sports 2019, the industry's most influential sports media & marketing conference, is just 75 days away!

With prices set to rise this coming Monday, April 15th at 11:59 PM ET, the time is now to find and select the best passes for your team's 2019 event experience: https://hsports.co/register

🗣 ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED!Enter before midnight on April 18th to have your work judged by The Academy of Sports & Ent...
04/09/2019
The Hashtag Sports Awards

🗣 ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Enter before midnight on April 18th to have your work judged by The Academy of Sports & Entertainment!

Showcasing the leading sports publishers and platforms serving today’s connected fan

It's the last week to enter the Hashtag Sports Awards! Enter today to have your work judged by The Engagement Academy of...
04/02/2019
The Hashtag Sports Awards

It's the last week to enter the Hashtag Sports Awards! Enter today to have your work judged by The Engagement Academy of Sports & Entertainment!

Showcasing the leading sports publishers and platforms serving today’s connected fan

03/21/2019
Hashtag Sports is a next-gen thought leadership platform and innovation conference in NYC.

First 10 Sessions Unveiled!

Take a sneak peek at the initial agenda for sports media & marketing's most influential event. With the first portion of our agenda available and prices on passes increasing soon, we're leaving you with no reason not to register!

Hashtag Sports 2019 is two days of inspiring thought leadership, collaboration, networking and special events that celebrates the sports industry and its talent. Our annual platform brings bright minds and fresh voices together to discuss top trends in digital and technology across media, content, s...

CHEERS TO OUR NEWEST PARTNERWe're thrilled to announce Budweiser as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 Hashtag Sports Aw...
03/05/2019

CHEERS TO OUR NEWEST PARTNER

We're thrilled to announce Budweiser as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 Hashtag Sports Awards!

Together with Budweiser this June, we're raising the bar on consumer connection and raising our glasses to the people and companies connecting with fans through sports-led content, campaigns, and experiences.

Enter today: https://hsports.co/awards

Have your work judged by experts in engagement!On the heels of the launch of our inaugural Hashtag Sports Awards, we're ...
03/01/2019

Have your work judged by experts in engagement!

On the heels of the launch of our inaugural Hashtag Sports Awards, we're excited to unveil the first 30 members of The Engagement Academy of Sports & Entertainment, a prestigious judging panel comprised of 70+ industry leaders and engagement experts. Winning an award at Hashtag Sports places you among the engagement elite. It will mean you've created game-changing content, campaigns, or experiences that delivered results and set new benchmarks for effective engagement.

Enter today: https://hsports.co/awards

It's time the industry’s best and brightest get the recognition they deserve on the industry’s biggest stage.
02/05/2019
Awards | Hashtag Sports

It's time the industry’s best and brightest get the recognition they deserve on the industry’s biggest stage.

Showcasing the leading sports publishers and platforms serving today’s connected fan

Introducing a new honor for a new era of sports media & marketing.
01/16/2019
Awards | Hashtag Sports

Introducing a new honor for a new era of sports media & marketing.

Showcasing the leading sports publishers and platforms serving today’s connected fan

We're excited to introduce the Next-Gen Pass, a special discount for the sports industry's top young talent. If you're 3...
01/11/2019

We're excited to introduce the Next-Gen Pass, a special discount for the sports industry's top young talent. If you're 30 or under and looking to enhance your career, make new connections, and learn how to engage the modern fan, this is the pass for you.

Register today for $345! Limited quantity available: https://hsports.co/next-gen-pass

01/03/2019

FlemLo Raps has become a staple in the YouTube universe. After amassing 70K+ subscribers from his gaming content alone, Flemlo Raps decided to to leave the gaming content behind and shift his focus to human interest stories. His most well-known series, 'What Happened To,' aims to humanize athletes as Raps chronicles the real-life struggles of NFL players. 3 years and 300K+ subscribers later, what does Raps attribute his success to? The grind.

18 Moments That Broke the Social Media Mold in 2018
12/21/2018
This Year's Most Engaging Moments – Innovate by Hashtag Sports

18 Moments That Broke the Social Media Mold in 2018

I am by no means an expert. I am just a 22-year-old Connected Fan who lives in the depths of social media in both my personal and professional life. In today’s oversaturated social world, engagement has a new definition. Engagement is no longer just likes, retweets, or comments. It is about streng...

When individual athletes pool their collective talents as a team, the whole becomes greater than its parts.
12/18/2018
REP Worldwide Is Helping Athletes Tap into a $27B Industry

When individual athletes pool their collective talents as a team, the whole becomes greater than its parts.

When individual athletes pool their collective talents as a team, the whole becomes greater than its parts. The NFL Player's Inc. has launched a first-of-its-kind group representation and licensing management business with the release of REP Worldwide.

"I think that’s been the most surprising pivot. Two years ago they probably would have shut me down if I posted their ...
12/14/2018
Meet Omar Raja: The Social Media Savant Who Runs House of Highlights

"I think that’s been the most surprising pivot. Two years ago they probably would have shut me down if I posted their content."

Omar Raja runs House of Highlights, the massively popular and Bleacher Report owned Instagram account he founded in his dorm room at the University of Central Florida. In this week’s Agent of Change soundbite, Raja discusses how House of Highlights became the biggest must-follow social media accou...

Your favorite celebrities’ attorney also runs Venezia Football Club located in Venice, Italy.
12/10/2018
How Celebrity Attorney Joe Tacopina Is Revolutionizing Italian Football

Your favorite celebrities’ attorney also runs Venezia Football Club located in Venice, Italy.

Joe Tacopina has been considerably busy these days, and understandably so. The renowned lawyer has represented celebrity clients that range from A-Rod to Jay-Z, and now he is leading an Italian football club that was once in Serie D towards promotion to Serie A with Ronaldo and Co.

The key to the future may lie in recapturing the past. Discover how Sports Passport is tapping into that power?
12/04/2018
The Pull of Nostalgia in Sports - Innovate by Hashtag Sports

The key to the future may lie in recapturing the past. Discover how Sports Passport is tapping into that power?

How one savvy entrepreneur is tapping into the power of the past to help fans ticket, chronicle and relive every game they have attended.

12/01/2018
A Movement Made of Hockey

The best examples of athlete entrepreneurship happen when brands empower the athletes they partner with.

Meghan Duggan shares how the US Women’s National Hockey Team and CCM Hockey's campaign 'Made of Hockey' proves this: http://hsports.co/Duggan1

89% of Gen Z kids ages 8-15 own a game console. Kids' affinity for esports is leading to a rapid change in the way sport...
11/26/2018
The Importance of Esports and Gen Z - Innovate by Hashtag Sports

89% of Gen Z kids ages 8-15 own a game console. Kids' affinity for esports is leading to a rapid change in the way sports content is streamed and engaged with.

Kids' affinity for Esports is leading to a rapid change in the way sports content is streamed and engaged with.

As another Atlanta star would say: When anybody pays you to be creative, you're very lucky.
11/20/2018
A CMO's Journey to Landing Her NBA Dream Job - Innovate

As another Atlanta star would say: When anybody pays you to be creative, you're very lucky.

During my career, I have been the quirky art girl, the designer and the black girl with the dreads. My journey to my NBA dream job has taken twists and turns that I never imagined, even as a young girl with big ambitions.

In February of 2018, Overtime put everybody on notice when they raised over $9.5 million in their first round of Series ...
11/16/2018
Meet Overtime Larry, High School Basketball's Favorite Content Creator

In February of 2018, Overtime put everybody on notice when they raised over $9.5 million in their first round of Series A funding.

Jay Ahn caught up with the host of the Overtime Challenge, Laurence Marsach to understand Overtime's secret to success.

Considering the digital era we live in today, Overtime’s meteoric rise is fascinating. Content like Overtime Challenge hosted by Overtime Larry is driving that success by focusing on real and relevant stories of the next generation of star athletes.

This week in sports advertising, Big Family Table's Hulu ad doesn't want you to buy a king size bed, NBA fans and player...
11/07/2018
This Week's Best in Sports Ads: Real Kashmir FC Gives Us All the Feels

This week in sports advertising, Big Family Table's Hulu ad doesn't want you to buy a king size bed, NBA fans and players debate whether dunks or 3-pointers are better, and the story of Real Kashmir FC is told.

This week in sports advertising, Big Family Table keeps winning for Hulu (with some help from James Harden), basketball players and creators debate whether dunks or 3-pointers are better, and soccer club Real Kashmir FC gives us all the feels in a film-style ad spot supported by Adidas.

He’s a 23-year old Instagram savant who’s giving the saying “Do what you love and you’ll never have to work a da...
10/31/2018
Q&A: House of Highlights' Omar Raja Talks Getting Clips from All-Stars

He’s a 23-year old Instagram savant who’s giving the saying “Do what you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life” a new meaning.

House of Highlights founder Omar Raja discusses how he built an Instagram channel that reaches over 10 million fans and continues to revolutionize the way sports clips are delivered to kids, athletes, and connected consumers.

Fast visual storytelling is critical – just ask the Ravens.Discover how Libris and Ceros are helping the Ravens serve ...
10/25/2018
The Baltimore Ravens Go Visual with Libris and Ceros

Fast visual storytelling is critical – just ask the Ravens.

Discover how Libris and Ceros are helping the Ravens serve their content-hungry fans.

Imagine this: You’re at a Baltimore Ravens game. It’s third down and there are ten seconds left in the half. Quarterback Joe Flacco throws the ball to running back Javorius Allen, who breaks a tack…

No television network would ever program whatever they felt like, whenever they felt like it. For the sake of fans and b...
10/22/2018
Five Lessons I've Learned Producing Premium Content for Athletes

No television network would ever program whatever they felt like, whenever they felt like it.

For the sake of fans and brands, athletes must treat their content the same.

Selfie sticks. Handing the phone to their wife or a teammate. Athletes have figured out good workarounds to fulfilling their content creation needs. But now the time and opportunity has come for our community to “level up” in producing premium content for athletes.

10/17/2018
How the New York Jets Engage Fans with Real-Time, Thumb-Stopping Photography

On a normal day, the team may only post 1-3 photos. But on gameday, they post 18-20 thumb-stopping images in real-time—a strategy that has led to a 380% bump in their Instagram growth rate.

Learn how the New York Jets are setting a new standard for Instagram engagement.

Following the New York Jets on Instagram is like having a VIP ticket to the game. You get to watch warmups from the 50 yard line, head into the locker room to suit up with the team, and see the gam…

It’s common for superstars to have business teams and market insiders, and it’s clear they’ve spotted potential in...
10/08/2018
Why Gen Z Loves High School Highlights from Mars Reel & Overtime

It’s common for superstars to have business teams and market insiders, and it’s clear they’ve spotted potential in Generation Z’s athletes.

Mars Reel, a digital media startup focusing on high school basketball athletes, has recently completed its initial round of funding, with donations from Drake, LeBron, Nas and KD, as they create content for the largest group of digital consumers: Gen Z.

You spoke, we listened, and Hashtag Sports Daily got a new look.
10/03/2018
Subscribe | Hashtag Sports

You spoke, we listened, and Hashtag Sports Daily got a new look.

Hashtag Sports explains what you need to know about the innovation happening in sports across media, content, sponsorship, advertising and culture.

Mythical beasts exist in virtually every civilization on Earth.Team mascots are the mythical beasts of our modern world.
09/27/2018
STUFF Studios: The Orlando Magic's Mascot and Content Creator

Mythical beasts exist in virtually every civilization on Earth.

Team mascots are the mythical beasts of our modern world.

Team mascots are the mythical beasts of our modern world. The Orlando Magic believe their mascot, STUFF and STUFF Studios, can be used to build and expand their fan base, create robust fan engagement and enhance the value of their brand among their fans around the world and in thier community.

While you mostly know Overtime for their fire high school basketball content, they don’t just stop there. They’re st...
09/25/2018
How Overtime SZN is Bringing High School Football Back to the Forefront

While you mostly know Overtime for their fire high school basketball content, they don’t just stop there.

They’re strapping up for the high school football season and the SZN got you covered.

Overtime SZN is for the football culture, and for the future of sports. The primary goal is to get the youth of today more exposure. What they are doing goes beyond just highlights; they are helping tremendously when it comes to the recruitment process.

CEO Erika Nardini believes Barstool Sports is the most influential brand for men in America.Learn why in her Agents of C...
09/24/2018
CEO of Barstool Sports: We're the most influential brand for American men

CEO Erika Nardini believes Barstool Sports is the most influential brand for men in America.

Learn why in her Agents of Change soundbite.

Erika Nardini, CEO of Barstool Sports, boldly believes her brand is the single most influential for males in America. In this week’s Agent of Change soundbite, Nardini discusses why the satirical sports publisher's business model is creating a blueprint for media companies of the future.

Address

79 Madison Ave, 9th Floor
New York, NY
10016

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Hashtag Sports posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to Hashtag Sports:

Videos

Nearby media companies