Call for Papers for Sport Entrepreneurship and Innovation Book to be Published by Routledge

Potential authors are encouraged to submit an abstract  for an edited research book about the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in the sports context. The book will include international authors focusing on topics such as roles of entrepreneurial marketing in sport, how technological innovation has changed the way sport is played and viewed, the globalization of sport as a product and service, the new types of sports that have emerged, athlete entrepreneurs and their related business endeavors and how sport influences innovation in other industries. Potential authors are encouraged to submit an abstract on any of the below topics that have a focus on sport entrepreneurship and innovation:

  • Sport entrepreneurship, sport innovation, sport marketing
  • Risk taking in sport, new business development in the sports context
  • Sport franchises, fantasy sport
  • Innovations in sport clothing, technology and products
  • Emerging sports such as adventure and extreme sports, internationalization of sports
  • Sport public/private partnerships, sports financing
  • Sports broadcasting, media, sport education

Please email abstracts to Vanessa Ratten ( or Joao Ferreira (