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The Sports Council is a private, non-profit organization which supports economic and community development through the promotion of spectator sports programs in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas, including support of our local teams and the attraction of events to the area.

Sports Economic Impact Study Highlights Day 1 of Inaugural LA Sports Summit

The inaugural LA Sports Summit (June 24-25) is designed to examine the world of sport in the number one sports city in the world -- Los Angeles!

The day-and-a-half conference, packed with 14 panel and interview sessions, will engage thought leaders, dealmakers, industry stakeholders and athletes on innovation, trends, leadership, and the business of sport in the region and beyond.

The cornerstone of the Summit is the release of an Economic Impact Analysis of the Sports Industry in the Greater Los Angeles Region.

The independent study was conducted by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) and is the most comprehensive economic impact study ever undertaken on the sports industry in Los Angeles.

The findings will be announced on the first day of the Summit and introduced by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

The Los Angeles Sports Council, in conjunction with the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games (SCCOG), is presenting the conference -- the first of its type in Los Angeles.

We want to recognize our partners for the inaugural LA Sports Summit:

Presenting Partner: Banc of California

Partners: Consul General of Canada; 1st Century Bank; e360 Sport; Clif Bar; J.P. Morgan Chase; Hong Kong Development Council; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Los Angeles Times; Montage Media; Onward Group Travel Services; Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling; Spectrum Reach; United Airlines.

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To receive a PDF copy of the Report please call the Sports Council at (213) 482-6333.
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The Los Angeles Sports Council is a non-profit civic organization whose primary purpose is to promote economic development through sports in the Los Angeles/Orange County area.

On behalf of the community, the Sports Council bids against other cities for the right to host major sporting events, often staging or helping to stage events after successful bids.

Founded in 1988, the Sports Council's efforts represent more than $1 billion in overall economic impact for the region and range from NCAA Championships to the Super Bowl, and from the U.S Olympic Trials to the World Cup.

The Council also works in support of each of the area's established sports teams and facilities.

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