Leaders and international experts from the field of sport safety, security and integrity gathered at Securing Sport 2018 in Washington, DC, this week to highlight the importance of a united approach to protecting sport as well as the urgent need to establish strong multi-sector partnerships to combat the emerging threats in sport safety, security and integrity.

Under the theme of ‘The Business of Protecting the Future of Sport’, Securing Sport 2018 brought together executives and experts from around the world to address key security and integrity issues facing sport and to explore business opportunities associated with major event security, sport governance and integrity and the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Organised by the US Chamber of Commerce, the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and The McCain Institute, with the support of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Securing Sport 2018 featured speakers and panellists from a range of international organisations including the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the Department of Homeland Security, US Center for SafeSport, World Bank, Sport Radar USA and the NFL Players’ Association.

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