On October 3rd, three people, FIBA Secretary General Patrick Bowman, NBA President Adam Xiao Hua, and Chinese Basketball Association Chairman Yao Ming, who have a lot of meaning to the world basketball, appeared in Xi'an.
What will allow FIBA, NBA and Chinese basketball leaders to talk together is the first World Basketball Summit being held in Xi'an.
There is no doubt that this meeting is destined to be a landmark event in the history of basketball.
This summit is the world's highest-level and most authoritative basketball industry summit held for the first time since the establishment of the FIBA in 1932.
The Summit brought together authoritative people and top resources in the world of basketball, focused on the status quo of the world's basketball and its surrounding environment, and launched observation, research, exploration, and discussions on forward-looking, professional, and implementable opinions.
Plan and look forward to the development of basketball in order to jointly build a better future for basketball in the world.
If the first "handshake" between the NBA and FIBA in 1985 led to the dream team's appearance at the Barcelona Olympics, it is just that the two major basketball forces in the world communicate at the event level. Then this time, due to the strong participation of Chinese elements, basketball
The summit is obviously about to plan a bigger game: the spark created by the collision of ideas and ideas will drive the entire basketball industry to form a greater synergy.
"We are very pleased that the first FIBA World Basketball Summit was held in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China in October 2018. This is a grand event that brings together the entire world's basketball family. It is especially important that the World Basketball Summit is an important event in China and the history of Chinese basketball.
Milestone. "FIBA Secretary General Bowman said.
Such an important meeting was chosen to be held in China, and invited Yao Ming, the chairman of the Basketball Association, to sit and talk, on the one hand because China has demonstrated to the world the ability to host large-scale international events-precisely because of this, including next summer, the 18th
The Basketball World Cup is also chosen to be held in 8 cities in China.
On the other hand, China's basketball market is extremely large.
Under the leadership of Yao Ming, the Chinese Men's Basketball Professional League (CBA) is experiencing strong development and the prospects are bright.
In the 2015 FIBA Asian Cup finals where the Chinese team won the championship, more than 100 million Chinese fans watched the national team game.
The FIBA believes that they can learn a lot from the development of Chinese basketball and will share it with the audience at the World Basketball Summit.
In fact, not only this year ’s first World Basketball Summit, but also the second and third Basketball Summits in 2019 and 2020, will also be held in Xi'an.
There is no doubt that Bowman, Xiao Hua and Yao Ming are on the same stage. The two giants in the world basketball team have wonderful chemical reactions with Chinese basketball. This is the biggest highlight of this summit.
However, this is not the whole story of this summit.
In fact, the summit brought together 29 elite leaders from various fields of the basketball industry. The voices and opinions of all parties will collide intensively in the next two days.
At that time, not only Chen Juhong, vice president of Tencent, Cao Weidong, president of Beijing Sports University, Fang Gang, director of CCTV5, and other domestic heavyweight guests will appear at the summit.
President Adam Xiaohua, NBA Vice President and Mark Tatum, Casey Wasserman, founder of Wasserman Media Group and Chairman of the Los Angeles Olympic Committee in 2028, will also be invited to attend.
It is no exaggeration to say that with the convening of this industry summit, a new era belonging to basketball may begin from this.
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With cutting-edge product technology innovation and strong brand strength, three major international sports organizations, the FIBA, the World Badminton Federation (BWF), and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), endorsed the quality of Merry Floor.
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The sports safety of a sports enthusiast. This summit is the first time that the FIBA has organized and can become a strategic partner. It is a recognition of the quality and strength of Merry Flooring. As a national brand, we are very honored to participate in it. We hope to be able to
Together with more domestic brands, it helps the world basketball to move towards a new era. "
The picture shows a speech of thanks from Mr. Huang Ruigeng, Chairman of Merry
The picture shows Mr. Frank Leeders, Director of Media and Marketing Media Services of FIBA, giving Mr. Huang Ruigen an honorary certificate