Sports has become one of the fastest growing consumer entertainment segments in the world. Bigger than books, bigger than music, bigger than movies! Sports has become the real “universal” language.
Loyalties go beyond interest, passion goes beyond viewership! Sports is eliciting emotional responses from people belonging to different geographies.
Events, players, broadcasting, merchandising, reporting, talent management, fan development… every single aspect of the sports industry has been analysed and monetised, making sports a serious business.
It is evident below that year over year revenue of the sports market in India has doubled from 2006 to 2015 –
The Indian sports sector has shown a growth of 10% in 2014 and this growing sector has created a plethora of flourishing career opportunities too.
Sports management has become one of the most demanded career profile internationally allowing people to be in touch with their passion and make a living of it.
Among the many profiles that one can opt for are – sports event manager, celebrity manager, sports analysts, sports strategist.
“Internationally, the demand for professional sports managers is increasing, and hence, the career is expected to reach its peak in the years to come.”1
So what are you waiting for? Go, make a career that keeps you entertained, yet helps you earn!
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1Times of India article “Sports: A popular career choice” dated March 10, 2014.