March 06, 2024

Transatlantic Forum Dinner with David Kahn, co-owner and CEO of Paris Basketball

Invite Only

The French-American Foundation is thrilled to announce our next Transatlantic Forum dinner, featuring an esteemed guest speaker, David Kahn, co-owner and CEO of Paris Basketball. Join us for an enriching evening of dialogue and networking, set against the backdrop of the captivating world of international basketball.

David Kahn brings a wealth of experience from his illustrious career in the NBA, his transformative work with Paris Basketball, and his academic contributions as an Adjunct Professor for NYU’s Tisch Institute for Global Sport. Under his leadership, Paris Basketball has emerged as a burgeoning sports and lifestyle brand, with the team making significant strides in France’s premier pro league, the LNB, and the EuroCup.

During this exclusive dinner, David will delve into the fascinating contrast between U.S. and European sports business models, with a particular focus on France. He will explore the cultural differences in professional sports, shedding light on the unique position of basketball within the Parisian sports landscape. The discussion will center around the intriguing question: “Why Paris, why basketball, why Paris Basketball?”

To provide a glimpse into the themes of our upcoming conversation, David has shared a compelling short film that captures the essence of basketball’s impact and the vision behind Paris Basketball. We encourage you to view this inspiring piece prior to the event: « Paris et basket-ball » – Documentaire de @bristolstudio

This dinner promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of sports, culture, and business, offering invaluable insights for anyone interested in the intersection of these dynamic fields. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, a business professional, or simply curious about the global impact of basketball, this event is not to be missed.

We look forward to welcoming you on March 6th for an engaging discussion and a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow members of the Transatlantic Forum.