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.
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
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
Australia’s 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
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
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