Global Goals: The World Cup and Beyond

November 16, 2022
As the world’s attention turns to Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, hear from soccer analysts, former athletes, broadcasters and marketers on the experience of building one of the most impactful business and cultural events in sports and its reverberation on U.S. soccer in this virtual summit.
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As the world’s attention turns to Qatar in November for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Front Office Sports goes off the pitch with leading figures behind the ultimate sports spectacle. 

Join us November 16 at 1 p.m. ET to hear from soccer analysts, former athletes, broadcasters and marketers on the experience of building one of the most impactful business and cultural events in sports and its reverberation on U.S. soccer in this virtual summit.

Agenda

1:00-1:10 PM

Opening Remarks

1:10 - 1:35 PM

Qatar Scene Setter

Hear from renowned journalist Grant Wahl on the ground in Qatar to get an insider’s look at how the World Cup extravaganza comes together. 

1:35 - 2:00 PM

Fireside With Hérculez Gómez

Veteran USMNT Forward and ESPN Analyst Herc Gomez on his own World Cup experience and his second act.

2:00 - 2:25 PM

Men in Blazers’ Roger Bennett on the Road to 2026 

The growth of soccer in the U.S. has come a long way since the last time the country hosted in 1994, but where will we be in 2026 when it returns to North American soil? Acclaimed broadcaster, podcaster, author Rog Bennett, and co-founder of Men in Blazers Media Network, on football’s rise and growth of the game.

2:25 - 2:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Speakers

Grant Wahl
Journalist, GrantWahl.com
Hérculez Gómez
Veteran USMNT Forward and ESPN Analyst,
Roger Bennett
Co-Founder, Men in Blazers Media Network
Lisa Granatstein
Chief Content Officer, Front Office Sports
Doug Greenberg
Writer, Front Office Sports
Owen Poindexter
Senior Writer, Front Office Sports

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