Sporting heavyweights headline SportNXT line-up 

SportNXT has announced a bumper line-up of speakers for its second outing, which returns to CENTREPIECE at Melbourne Park from 28 – 30 March.

National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell and Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan headline the program, which is set to cover the biggest issues, trends and opportunities facing sport in the decades to come.

The 16 new speakers confirmed for SportNXT 2023 include the likes of:  

  • Sophie Moloney – CEO, Sky New Zealand 
  • Rachel Froggatt – Director, Away We Go 
  • James Rushton – Co-Founder, DAZN Group 
  • Larry Kestelman – Executive Chair, LK Group and Executive Chairman, National Basketball League (NBL) Australia 
  • Gillon McLachlan – CEO, AFL 
  • Catherine Clark – CEO, Paralympics Australia 

CENTREPIECE’s capabilities will be on full display at this year’s conference, with a new format to ensure more value for delegates.

Five keynote sessions, feature-panels and break-out sessions focused on enabling deeper dives into matters are among the changes for SportNXT 2023, while the hybrid format will ensure delegates can tune in from across the globe.  

As with the 2022 edition, the final day of the three-day summit will be reserved for site visits curated by SportNXT and the Victorian Government that showcase the array of world-class sports infrastructure in and around Melbourne.  

Tickets are now on sale – to find out more, visit