The first dinner of the 2016 ESPN Leadership Dinner Series will assemble in New York City on March 22nd, gathering some of the most influential leaders from the world of sport, business, and politics. The evening will provide exciting insight and inspiration around the power of leadership and how, when executed effectively, it has an incredible ability to change lives and create far reaching impact..
The ESPN Leadership Dinner Series 2016 will serve as a vehicle for industry leaders to connect, exchange ideas and have deeper discussions about the role they play as leaders in today’s society. Each ESPN Leadership Dinner in the 2016 series will focus on a different aspect of leadership. The first theme of the year will be “The Courageous Use of Sport.” Guests will enjoy an exclusive private dining experience networking with 60 influential representatives from the industry, followed by a keynote interview with select figures sharing their own inspiration stories around the “courageous use of sport.” The evening will be a meeting of minds, idea exchange, and debate on how effective leadership can truly create lasting change in the world.
Previously, the ESPN Leadership Dinner Series has seen attendees such as New York City FC President and CEO Tom Glick, KPMG Global Head of Citizenship Lord Michael Hastings CBE, and U.S. Fund for UNICEF CEO Caryl Stern. At the last ESPN Leadership Dinner in the summer of 2015, Mauricio Sulaiman, the President of World Boxing Council, gave the keynote interview, discussing the role of boxing in civil society.