"Medicines for World’s Ghettos"December 10-11, 2018 Riga, Latvia
A conference on the development of street sport and urban infrastructure
This will be the second edition of the international street sport conference
organized by Ghetto Games, one of the largest street sports and culture
movements in Europe. The main topics will be the current global
progression and expansion rate for street sports and the impact on the
modern city environment, stimulating positive changes in urban
infrastructure and lifestyles of today’s youth.
Street sports as a cornerstone for the entertainment industry
sports have become an important part of the entertainment industry,
with a background dating back for several decades, as well as gathering a
huge following all over the world. It is because of the large scale
events that have driven street sports to become a cornerstones to the
development of modern day entertainment industry. In this session we
will hear examples of how the initially unrecognizable street sports
industry evolved and became a top player in the global entertainment
Street sports and culture as business opportunities
street culture manifests more than sports in the urban environment. It
also influences fashion and lifestyle. Clothing, accessories, sports
equipment and supplements as well as large scale shows and events are
just some of the business opportunities that have become a serious
platform for business development. At this session you will hear the
success stories for business development in the world of modern day
urban sports and lifestyle.
Street sports social movements
sports, there should be no nationality, religion or other boundaries to
divide people – sport is what unites people and develops those involved
both physically and emotionally. In particular street sports is used as
a tool for working with the youth who are in search for self-awareness
and looking for the right values in life. Various good practice examples
will be shared in this session.
Street sports infrastructure in the modern city
sport and the urban environment are two closely related elements of the
modern city. It is an increasing tendency for various leading cities of
the world to improve street sports infrastructure. Find out more about
options and examples in this session.
Tendencies and prognosis on the further development of street sports
sports as a way of spending leisure time dates back for many decades,
but the way these sports activities are currently affecting the sports
industry even on an Olympic scale. You will find out about current
tendencies and future development prognosis during this session.