Overview | TOI – GSBS 2017

For centuries, sports has proven to be one of the most effective tools in entertaining audiences, ensuring health, growing businesses, and building a sustainable, secure and prosperous future for future generations. No other form of entertainment has a more globally unifying appeal, and the Indian sports industry too is witnessing radical changes.

We, at the Times of India group, as torchbearer of economic progress, are proud to have curated the successful second edition of The Times of India Global Sports Business Show (GSBS) 2017, which was held from the 16th to 18th of November 2017, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

With an all-encompassing exhibitor category, tactically focused conferences, sports workshops and strategically aligned B2B meets, the Times of India – Global Sports Business Show is on track to be India’s largest annual Sports Event.

For more information on speakers and exhibitors, please visit the website: www.globalsportsbusinessshow.com

Trade Visitors & Sports Enthusiasts
Sports Products on display
Allied Events & Workshops
Focussed Conferences with 500+ Industry Delegates


The Times Sports Expo 2018 – Assam edition, will be a three day event, which will create a dynamic mix of offerings which will cater to the entire gambit of Sports in the state. The Knowledge Zone, Business Zone, Workshop Zone and the Action Zone

Business Zone

A dedicate space to showcase products and services by current as well as potential business affiliations within the state’s sports ecosystem. A B2C initiative to showcase the latest products to the sports enthusiasts from across the state (students, coaches, training institutes, sports academies, etc.)


A carefully designed and strategically focused conference bringing together the leading stakeholders, buyers, decision makers and thought leaders from different aspects of the sports industry within the state. In retrospect, focusing on broader themes such as:

  • Sports Retail
  • Sports Fitness and Nutrition
  • Olympic Excellence


A series of unique activations designed to give enthusiasts and coaches to be trained by some of the best names from within India’s sports fraternity. A few of the probable activities have been mentioned below. Each activity can be programmed to identify and enrol talent from across Assam. (Example: – 3 day selection process across all schools with final showcase and felicitation by Sports Minister on day of the event)

  • Boxing
  • Football
  • Athletics
  • Basketball

Action Zone

A live entertainment zone with a dynamic mix of matches from popular and as well as local sports.

Special Initiatives

Felicitation ceremony

Former and current athletes

Woman in Sports (State specific)

Networking Dinner
(VIP invites only)