Global Media & Sports

A leading strategic advisor for sports, events and media organisations on maximising returns

Global Media & Sports is a leading professional sports advisory firm specialising in media rights, structures and events for sports.

Colin Smith, Managing Director has advised leading professional sports and events in Asia, Europe, Australasia and Africa.

Colin is recognised as a global authority on structuring events to maximise media rights and sponsorship, and is at the forefront of digital media.

  • Media Rights Advisor
  • Sport Sponsorship Advisory Firm
  • Broadcasting Rights Advisor

Perspectives on OTT, Sport and Television

What is the future for sports television providers with the rapidly emerging OTT TV and its increasing focus on sports? GMS believes that OTT is the next evolution in broadcasting. LEARN MORE

Colin Smith & GMS Latest News

Interview of Colin Smith of Global Media and Sports on 3AW Football AFL Media Rights on Friday, April 29


Interviews on SBS's The World Game


NRL's $20 million American betting dream on track for 2022 launch

Global Media and Sports principal Colin Smith believes that if the NRL get it to work it could be significantly bigger than $20 million. READ MORE

This is a good deal for the NRL ... they should be commended for it

Australia‚Äôs leading sports and media advisor Colin Smith says, "While TV income to sport across the globe is being challenged, the monies for the premium sports in a country will continue to grow. AFL and NRL are must-have sports for broadcast rights in Australia because they drive fans to watch it on TV." READ MORE

'Do the maths': pressure on AFL to make night grand final permanent

A second year of huge television audiences for a night-time grand final is set to put pressure on the AFL to dump its traditional afternoon timeslot. READ MORE

The secret modelling that shows NRL will create 12 more games with 17th team

Colin Smith says, "I've been a strong proponent of saying Brisbane needs another team. I can see them getting the financial model right, but it's critical to make sure there's enough depth to make that 17th team competitive." READ MORE