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NBA President Adam Silver leads the 2018 World Basketball Summit Participant Lineup

2018 World Basketball Summit and 2018 FIBA Three U23 World Cup News Aeration Meeting Held in Xi'an

Description:The World Basketball Summit of 2018 is the firstbasketball industry summit held by the FIBA in the world.

On September 20th, 2018, the WorldBasketball Summit of 2018 and the Press Ventilation Meeting of the U23 WorldCup of the International Basketball Federation, hosted by the Shaanxi SportsBureau and the Xi'an Municipal People's Government, organized bytheShaanxiBasketballManagementCenter,the Shaanxi Basketball Association and the Xi'an Sports Bureau, weresuccessfully held inXi'an.

The World Basketball Summit of 2018 is the firstbasketball industry summit held by the FIBA in the world. Leaders from thesponsors of FIBA, Shaanxi Sports Bureau, Xi'an Sports Bureau, ShaanxiBasketball andVolleyballManagementCenterand Shaanxi Basketball Association attended the event and informed the leadingguests and the media of the progress of theSummit, as well as the World Cup.

At the meeting, Xu Peng, DeputyDirector-General of Shaanxi Sports Bureau, Wang Libin, Vice-Chairman of ChinaBasketball Association and Chairman of Shaanxi Basketball Association,delivered the speeches, and introduced the agenda and attendance of the 2018World Basketball Summit to the guests and the media. TheSummitwill be held at Westin Hotel inXi'anfrom October 3 to 4, 2018, and guests from all overthe world will give speeches and dialogues on the seven themes of associations,like brand,China,league and club, media, social and future, in order to discuss the future ofworld basketball.

So far, more than 200 domestic and foreign basketballindustry leaders have been confirmed to attend, including FIBASecretary-General Patrick Baumann, FIBA Vice-President Hamane Niang, NBAPresident Adam Silver, NBA Vice-President and Mark Tatum, Founder of WassermanMedia Group and the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Committee Chairman Casey Wassermanand other international heavyweights will discuss the development of worldbasketball from various sectors, perspectives and levels.

The World Basketball Summit is the first worldtop-level basketball industry summit held by the FIBA since its founding in1932. The three sessions will be held inXi'an,China, from2018 to 2020.

3x3 Basketball is the world's largest urban team sport(from the International Olympic Committee commissioned ESSEC survey). FIBA 3x3U23 World Cup is a FIBA 3x3 national team competition for men and women underthe age of 23. It will be held inXi'an,China, fromOctober 3 to 7, 2018, and will become the world's highest level basketballcompetition under the age of 23.