India has become a hub for innovation and the home of world record setting commercial deals in sport. The Indian Premier League is the number 1 cricket league in the world, currently valued at $9 billion. They recently sold its broadcaster rights for the upcoming five-year cycle for $6.2 billion, in a deal that establishes the league as one of the most valuable sporting entities in the world.

These deals are setting pace for the future of our industry and why we need to be part of India’s growth story.



The IPL’s newest media rights deal running from 2023-27 is one of sport’s most lucrative broadcast deals ever, with Viacom18 and Disney-owned Star India combining to spend over $6 billion


Bangalore has become known as the Silicon Valley of Asia because of its thriving tech industry. The city has become a hub for tech startups, IT companies, and multinational corporations. Bangalore topped the startup funding chart in India with $10.8b in 2022 (Economic Times)


India is Facebook’s largest market with the platform counting 314.6 million users, dwarfing the second largest market in North America (175m). In 2022, there were also more than 600m smartphone users in India with this predicted to grow further in 2023 (Times of India)


Event host partner, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and parent company Diageo, are two of the most recognisable brands in the country, and RCB is one of the five franchises competing in the inaugural Women’s IPL season in 2023 which recently spent $8m on players


India is already the fastest-growing economy in the world and is on track to become the world’s third largest economy by 2027, surpassing Japan and Germany (Morgan Stanley)

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November 2023’s event remains invitation-only however there are a very limited number of passes available. You can register your interest to attend here and the team will be in touch – in doing so, you’ll also receive:

  • Exclusive access to session footage from across Leaders Meet: India
  • Priority access to purchase event passes in 2024 and beyond
  • Content with exclusive insights, learnings and takeaways from the Indian market

India is fast becoming one of the most exciting markets for growth opportunity in global sport, be part of it.

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