Each year, the world's leaders in sport, business, innovation, philanthropy, development and government come together for an event often described as 'unmissable', 'a hub for social change' and 'the place for networking and partnerships to be done'. Be a part of the biggest gathering for sport and social change: Beyond Sport Summit 2013 – Philadelphia, Sept 9-11.
The Beyond Sport Summit 2013 will include visits to exciting sports programs across the city; special high-level sessions in unique venues on key issues such as sustainability, youth leadership, health, and investment in the social change sector; our specially tailored one-day programs including the renowned Beyond Sport United and Beyond Football (Soccer); and exciting evening receptions and networking parties celebrating the best in sports, locally and abroad. It will be the place where the sport, development, and business industries come together to network, learn, and be inspired. Make sure you are part of this unique event by booking your place now. The Early Bird Special only lasts through April 30th, so don’t delay.
See what people have said about Beyond Sport:
"I've witnessed first-hand the power sport can have on communities and to see so many people in one room talking about they can use this power for good was a humbling moment. Beyond Sport can achieve great things." - Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Patron of Beyond Sport, speaking after the inaugural Summit in London.
"This is why I think Beyond Sport is itself important: If we put the right networks together, we could multiply hugely the benefit the impact sports is having in the grassroots." - Tony Blair, former British Prime Minister speaking at the inaugural Beyond Sport Summit
"We view the Beyond Sport Summit as an important vehicle for driving forward social change led by sport and I am pleased to re-affirm Chicago’s continued commitment to that effort." - Former Mayor of Chicago, Richard Daley
"Winning a Beyond Sport Award is like winning the Nobel Prize of Sport." - Anders Levinsen, 2009 Award winner
"For the Philadelphia Eagles to be recognized [by Beyond Sport] among international peers is both an honor and tribute to the and leadership of this organization." - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell