Ultimate Sports City
In 2018, Glasgow secured a second consecutive fifth-place finish in the overall Ultimate Sports City rankings, and a welldeserved trophy for the best city with a population under 1.3 million. Rory Squires talks with Billy Garrett, director of sport and events at Glasgow Life, about how Scotland’s second city has created a world-beating event strategy
Three of the Ultimate Sports City judges – Leanne Arnold, Sean Parry and Tanya Heimlich-Ng Yuen – discuss the future of large-scale events hosting and the major trends that will dictate the direction of the industry
Adam Nelson takes a look at four cities with the potential to make a big splash in future editions of Ultimate Sports City
For the third time in the history of these rankings, London has been named the world’s Ultimate Sports City. From the NFL and NBA to Wimbledon and Euro 2020, the British capital’s event-hosting strategy, coupled with the public’s appetite for sport, has placed the city at the centre of the sporting world
The winners from across all our award categories.
The SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Cities Awards 2016, announced at SportAccord Convention in Lausanne, generated headlines on major news platforms across the world. However, how were the winners of the prestigious awards identified from such competitive shortlists?