Forge FC will host the first annual Spark Summit on October 5, at Tim Hortons Field in the City Lounge. The Spark Summit aims to connect professional women in sports business and inspire conversations around fostering gender equity in sports, while also shining a light on those who are leading the way across all sectors of sports business.
The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET and will include a panel of women from professional athletes, front office executives, and sports media personalities, speaking about their experiences navigating the world of sports, and will have a Q&A session shortly after. Following the panel, all attendees can enjoy Forge FC’s Women in Sports match against Pacific FC on the Club Level of Tim Hortons Field.
Anyone interested in attending the event can register for the event HERE. $10 from every ticket will be donated to Boys and Girls Club Hamilton/Halton.
WHO: HOST: Jacqueline Doorey – Host & Producer, CBC Sports
Deidra Dionne – Olympic Medalist & Sports Media Executive
Andi Petrillo – Sports Broadcaster
Taylor MacIntyre – Football Coach, McMaster University
WHAT/WHEN: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- 5:00 p.m. – Networking and Appetizers
- 5:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion: Gender Equity in Sports Business Leadership
- 6:30 p.m. – Panelist Q&A
- 7:00 p.m. – Networking at the Forge FC Women in Sports match vs. Pacific FC
*Additional information HERE*
WHERE: Tim Hortons Field – City Lounge (64 Melrose Avenue North, Hamilton, ON, L8L 8C1)
*Check-in at Gate 3 of Melrose Avenue*
Any media who intend on covering the event can RSVP by reaching out to the Forge FC Manager of Communications & Media Relations Nico Correa (firstname.lastname@example.org).