The SVG Podcast: CONCACAF CCO Heidi Pellerano & LaLiga North America CEO Boris Gartner

How international soccer organizations are tapping into America's diverse demographics

The popularity of soccer continues to grow in the United States, but its international leagues and organizations that are having the greatest impact on America’s diverse demographic.

On today’s episode of The SVG Podcast, we have a pair of conversations with key soccer execs that are using video to grow their fan affinity. Heidi Pellerano, Chief Commercial Officer for CONCACAF, offers a look at the state of the global game in this region and offers a peek back at the work done during this past summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup and the Gold Cup.

We are also joined by Boris Gartner, CEO of LaLiga North America. LaLiga is the top domestic soccer league in Spain and is home to some global superpowers like Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid. Boris will explain how his group is tasked with bringing his league to the U.S.

These talks took place at our SVG Soccer Summit Americas which was held in Miami on August 21, 2019.

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