Eddie Hearn is to take the stage as a keynote guest at One-Zero in the Aviva Stadium on the 19th-20th of March.

He will be discussing the world of sports promotion and business, the rise of Women’s sport, and Katie Taylor’s part in that.

Over 500 attendees from 100 different companies are expected to attend the event, taking place in Dublin for the fourth time.

Over 30 industry experts, high-profile athletes, and leading entrepreneurs will be on stage at the leading sports business conference, offering unrivaled insight into the world of sport, business, and technology both on the field and off.

Working alongside his father Barry Hearn, Eddie has been at the helm of Matchroom Sports for over 20 years.

Forging a name in the world of boxing, he has worked with some of the most notable names in the sport including stars such as Katie Taylor, Anthony Joshua, and Canelo Álvarez.

Developing Matchroom Sport into a globally recognised brand, he has been responsible for some of the biggest deals in boxing history including the sport’s first-ever $ 1 billion deal with streaming service DAZN in 2018.

Hearn is set to be joined by a stellar lineup of athletes and industry leaders. Former professional footballer and CEO of AxisStars, Louis Saha is also scheduled to speak at this year’s event. With two Premier League wins and one Champions League Cup under his belt, the ex-Manchester United player hung up his boots and founded AxisStars in 2015.

The talent-focused social network aims to connect professional talent to coaches, brands, partners, and agents in order to manage their careers and maintain their personal brands.

Also joining this year’s lineup is Irish rugby star, Ross Byrne. The 2023 Grand Slam Fly-Half is the founder of Starfolio, a digital platform aimed at connecting stars and brands of all sizes. For the full list of this year’s speakers please visit One-Zero.com.

First established in 2015, One-Zero was founded to bridge the gap between sport, innovation, business, and entrepreneurship. Looking at hot industry topics such as fan engagement, marketing, sponsorship, betting, and digital ticketing, One-Zero provides an environment to engage with and shape every facet of the sports and business ecosystem.

Previously working with some of the most influential sporting agencies and companies in the world including Paddy Power, NFL, Nike, and the NBA, One-Zero has positioned itself as a premier hub for sports-tech discussion and networking.

“I am delighted to announce the addition of Eddie Hearn to this year’s One-Zero lineup,” said co-founder and Chair of One-Zero, Ross O’Dwyer.

“A household name, Eddie has contributed so much to the world of sports promotion. Demonstrating incredible passion and dedication Eddie has been responsible for record-breaking deals in the world of boxing, darts, snooker, and more. We look forward to welcoming Eddie to One-Zero and kicking off this year’s event.”

One-Zero is a member of the Sport for Business community and we are working closely with them on delivering a brilliant event in March.



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