The Future of the North American Soccer Experience

Mar 18, 2021

10:00am – 10:30am CT

MLS features the youngest, most diverse, millennial, and tech-forward fan base of any North American sport. During the past quarter century, MLS has changed the North American soccer landscape with new markets, state-of-the-art soccer stadiums and content connecting with millennial and Gen Z fans. The League continues to push what it means to be at the intersection of sports and culture. In this session, MLS Commissioner, Don Garber, and Austin FC’s Minister of Culture and part-owner, Matthew McConaughey, will discuss how the League is deepening fan engagement, and how Clubs are becoming cultural mainstays.

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Don Garber

Major League Soccer

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