Beyond Sport Summit 2013_ by Benchmark Sport & The Philadelphia Eagles

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 11:00am - Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 11:00pm
Various Locations -- See Site for Details
Philadelpha, PA
United States

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 Beyond Sport Summit 2013 is three days and designed so you can tailor your experience by choosing to participate in the events most relevant to you. Three-day (Sept 9-11), Two-day (Sept 10-11), and One-day (Sept 11) packages are available. Space is limited, so be sure to book your place without delay.


The One-Day Delegate Package (Wednesday Sept 11) includes:

  • One invitation to Beyond Sport’s prestigious ‘Summit Reception’ taking place the evening before on September 10, hosted by the Mayor of Philadelphia and the local sports teams – 76ers, Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, and Union – where attendees will have the opportunity to network with business leaders, high profile athletes, and renowned social innovators
  • High-energy, action-oriented stage programming featuring engaging panels, unique stories, and entertaining interviews that challenge and inspire
  • Carefully created networking opportunities with over 750 influential figures in the worlds of sport, business, philanthropy, and development
  • Inspirational two-part Awards show, rich with engaging video montages and news clips from around the globe, where the best projects in the world making change through sport will be awarded a funding and support package worth $2m
  • Closing reception

The Two-Day Delegate Package (Tuesday Sept 10 to Wednesday 11) includes everything from the One-Day Package and:

  • Tailored invites to in-depth working sessions on specialized issues, such as:
  • Sustainability, led by Green Sports Alliance
  • Health, led by the President’s Council on Nutrition & Fitness
  • Urban Communities, led by the City of Philadelphia
  • Child Protection, led by UNICEF
  • And more…

The Three-Day Delegate Package (Tuesday Sept 10 to Wednesday 11) includes everything from the One-Day Package and:

  • An exciting sports pre-event that could only be held in Philadelphia on Sept 8
  • Opening reception for more intimate networking
  • Practical workshops that address challenges and issues within sport and development
  • The chance to lead your own session on pertinent issues in the sector
  • Visits to local sports projects where you will engage with young participants and community leaders
Event Type: 
GlobalPhilly™ 2013
International Exchange