The World Association for Sport Management (WASM) is pleased to announce its 2nd World Conference to be held in Kaunas, Lithuania hosted by the Lithuanian Sport University.

This WASM World Conference will bring together scholars, practitioners, professionals, and students from around the world to share expertise, knowledge, and new ideas about the global venture of the sport business. The conference theme is a focus on sport business practice, issues, collaboration, networking, management, and marketing of sport business in a global marketplace, which offers a platform for the international exchange of ideas, best practices, and scientific inquires.

WASM encourages submission of potential presentation topics with a world focus in the global sport business marketplace. The list of  TOPICS below are suggestions for the conference with a world focus on sport management and the global sport business industry, but are certainly not an exclusive list. WASM welcomes all ideas.

  • Challenges in the Global Sport Business Marketplace
  • Sport Management Education Approaches
  • Development of Industry
  • Culture or Cultural Diversity
  • Legal Issues
  • Governance and Policy
  • Financial Issues
  • Sport Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Human Rights Issues
  • Participation Sport
  • The Sporting Goods Industry
  • People with Disabilities and/or Disability Sport
  • Sport Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • The Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • Industry Segmentation
  • Environmental Issues

CONFERENCE LANGUAGE: English. Conference Panels in Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and Russian.