Front Runners 4.0: Over 600 participants from 24 countries

More than 300 companies and 40 speakers took part in the largest conference on sports management and one of the largest in Europe

The largest conference on sports management and one of the largest in Europe, the “Front Runners in Sports Management 4.0“, was completed.

The conference was organized by the Sports Management Society of Deree – American College of Greece with great success along with the award-winning ActiveMedia Group and the Center of Excellence in Food, Tourism & Leisure, The American College of Greece on Thursday, March 31, Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, 2022.

The Deputy Minister of Culture & Sports, Mr. Lefteris Avgenakis opened the conference, while the Minister of Tourism, Mr. Vassilis Kikilias, and the Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Mr. David Burger, addressed their address via video, while the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Sofia Zacharaki participated in a panel where the first survey on Sports Tourism in Greece for 2021 was presented.

More than 40 eminent speakers, 30% of whom were women, met at Front Runners 4.0 with more than 600 participants from 24 different countries and more than 300 companies related to the sports industry followed the latest developments in the field of sports and sports tourism.

The Best Airline in the World for 2021, Qatar Airways, participated in the conference as a Gold Sponsor with the Student Club rewards program, which provides exclusive benefits to its members, such as a discount of up to 20% on flights, additional baggage allowance, free Super Wi-Fi on board and more. For more information, you can visit the

Networking and Professional Development Capabilities

MOTODYNAMICS S.A., the official importer of Porsche AG in Greece, and Porsche supported the event as Silver Sponsors, promoting sports, excellence and the Greek and international sports industry with the participation of distinguished speakers from all over the world.Porsche supports the young, the ambitious, the pioneers. People with a high level of technological knowledge that allows them to think out of the box and create ideas and innovations with an eye to the future. Participants had the opportunity to discover, during the conference, the career opportunities offered to them at the booth of MOTODYNAMICS S.A.

The leading outdoor clothing and equipment company The North Face was the Official Outdoor Partner

LiveOn, the integrated Digital Communication and Events platform, which contributed to the networking of professionals and students who attended rich topics that exceeded 20 hours in duration, receiving over 150 questions from the public, was the conference’s Digital Platform Partner.

Free Participation and Access to Education

Participation was free as the purpose of the conference was to educate students and executives of our heavy sports industry about the present and future of Sports Management in the post-Covid-19 era. The conference stood out for the completeness of the information it offered to the public and aimed at the proper preparation of this very important market, in order to build a stronger and healthier community. Besides, the support of continuous education and training of the young generation is absolutely necessary and essential today, more than ever before and is part of the sustainable development and social responsibility of the event.

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The conference was produced by the experienced team of ActiveMedia Group and Deree – American College of Greece.

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