The 2nd World Basketball Forum event attracted the attention of thousands of basketball professionals. For four days, basketball experts from Lithuania, Canada, Australia, China, Italy and Russia presented global issues of basketball development, which were reviewed by over 100,000 conference participants during online broadcasts!
The Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to China, Mr. Vilius Samuila, leaders of China’s regional basketball federations, leaders of Beijing Sports University made speeches at the opening of the event. Presentations were done by world-class basketball professionals such as Maurizio Gherardini (Italy), Peter Tutlys (Canada), Matt Weston (Australia), Prof. Rūtenis Paulauskas (Lithuania), and others. During the presentations, basketball management, coaching, sponsorship, league organization, and other relevant aspects of global basketball were analyzed.
“It was a very successful event, knowing that The 2nd World Basketball Forum was organized during a global pandemic time, the format we have chosen, the speakers and Online broadcast only confirmed that the global debate on basketball issues can take place even at such a difficult time,” one event organizers IBU director dr. Mindaugas Balčiūnas said.
Organizers of the forum very much hope that The 3rd World Basketball Forum event will bring basketball experts together from all over the world already during the next 2021.