About the event
The Fundação do Futebol - Liga Portugal, as a link between Football and Social Responsibility, will associate itself with the Thinking Football Summit, on September 7, to launch the First International Conference on Sports Foundations, the first major meeting dedicated to foundations.
An approach of assessment and reflection on the major themes that link Professional Football and social intervention, as a platform for promotion and a driving force for essential social change today.
Environmental Sustainability, Approaching Local Communities and the various innovative projects for a more positive Football will be some of the topics for debate and reflection among the various national and international guests.
thinking football summit 2023
Considered the biggest Portuguese event dedicated to Football, the Thinking Football Summit is already a benchmark in the European sporting calendar and returns for its second edition on 7, 8 and 9 September at the Super Bock Arena in Porto. It brings together the biggest players in the industry, including clubs, companies and organizations, to address, think, debate and breathe the beautiful game with fans and students.
Environmental strategies and the day-to-day practices of a "green club."
Football as an inclusive sport ready to welcome all fans.
Football in the fight for a fairer and more equitable society.
Players, clubs, and organizations working together for a better world.
The importance of a close relationship between clubs and communities.
meet the speakers
1 Club, 1 Foundation, 1 Community: A Portuguese concept that highlights the importance of foundations for the clubs and communities where they operate.
How can social responsibility foundations be financially sustainable?
Matt Parish | José Soares | Alex White | Inês Seco
10:30 - 11:10
Disabled fans as a significant part of the market overlooked by clubs and organizations. Increase inclusion and generation of income, which is currently an untapped section of the market.
The Social power of Football - Make every sponsorship count
Jürgen Griesbeck | Robert Zitzmann
11:20 - 11:50
Globalization as a key link for social programmes. How to bring brands and social causes together.
How can clubs, entities and communities work together for a better world?
Pilar Castillo Cid | Ana Sanjuanbenito | Hanspeter Rothmund | Elena Montoro | Jorge Miranda
12:00 - 12:40
The importance of building relationships between clubs and the community, how they can achieve this proximity and the advantages for both parties.
Teresa Santos | Jacopo Romeo | Carolina Petterson Ruiz | Marisa Nobre
12:50 - 13:20
The importance of promoting environmental sustainability in the day-to-day lives of the clubs. Discussion of enhancing the value of environmental strategies in the policies of football industry organizations.
What is the role of the Fundação do Futebol?It assumes the role of being a link between Clubs and Social Responsibility, working for a better football and a better society. It uses the notoriety of football, its players and professional competitions to develop actions in favour of Social Responsibility and Ecological Sustainability, for a positive and tolerant football and for a more inclusive and equitable society.
Where will the event take place?Super Bock Arena in Porto.
Where can I buy tickets?Tickets are on sale on the Thinking Football Summit website. You can also access here.
Can I buy a ticket only for the 1st International Conference on Sports Foundations?Yes, it is possible to buy a ticket for the day when the 1st International Conference on Sports Foundations takes place (September 7th).
Is it possible to enter and leave the event throughout the day?Yes, that is possible.
Where can I exchange my ticket for the wristband?There will be an Accreditation Point at the Super Bock Arena on the days of the event.