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Faster, Further, Together the theme for 2024 Green Sports Alliance Summit

Faster, Further, Together the theme for 2024 Green Sports Alliance Summit
April 19, 2024

The Green Sports Alliance (GSA) has announced that its 14th annual Summit, themed ‘Faster, Further, Together’, will be held at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, California, USA from 11th to 13th June.

The largest and most influential gathering for the sports and entertainment community to unite around environmental and social sustainability, the 2024 GSA Summit aims to gather over 600 global professionals, including representatives from sporting leagues, teams, entertainment venues, corporate leaders, athletes and community stakeholders.

Hosted across L.A. Live at Crypto. com Arena, Peacock Theater and The NOVO, it will showcase cutting-edge strategies and initiatives to foster healthier, more sustainable and vibrant communities worldwide.

The Summit will delve into how the sports and entertainment sectors are utilising their influence to drive action on climate change, environmental conservation and social justice.

Additionally, emphasis will be placed on engaging fans and ensuring tangible, long-term community benefits while the event will feature an Innovation Hub showcasing sustainable solutions, ample networking opportunities and culinary delights.

Looking forward to the Summit, Lee Zeidman, President of Crypto. com Arena, Peacock Theater and L.A. LIVE, advised “as the epicentre for sports and entertainment in Los Angeles, Crypto. com Arena has a history of leading our industry in sustainable practices.

"We are thrilled to partner with the GSA to further our shared commitment to address the urgent issues of climate change in sports and build a more sustainable and inclusive future."

AEG, as a pioneering member of the Green Sports Alliance, returns as the Title Sponsor for the event, marking the organisation's 14th year of collaboration.

Acknowledging this support, GSA Executive Director, Roger McClendon stated “on behalf of the GSA board and staff, we are honoured to partner with AEG to recognise social and environmental leadership within the sports and entertainment industry.

“We're excited to showcase innovative technology, celebrate sustainability leaders, share plant-forward food, release collaborative playbooks, and be inspired by changemakers. Together, we aim to inspire and accelerate positive change, creating a more just, healthy, and resilient future for generations to come."

Erik Distler, Vice President of Sustainability at AEG, added "AEG is proud to extend our long-standing partnership with the GSA by hosting the first GSA Summit in Los Angeles at our venues across the L.A. LIVE campus. Since the inception of GSA, we have shared a common vision for reshaping the sports industry to protect our communities and climate.

“We look forward to three days of insightful discussions and networking with peers.”

Click here for more information on the GSA Summit in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

Images: L.A. LIVE (top, credit: AEG Creative) and breakout delegates at the 2023 GSA Summit (below).

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