Where is volleyball aiming? FIVB President shared his vision and plans for the further development of volleyball in Sofia, Bulgaria.



FIVB president Dr Graça listed the 9 goals included in the FIVB strategic plan which he presented few weeks ago at the SWATCH FIVB World Tour Finals in Fort Lauderdale, USA, with the FIVB and his own ultimate aim being to make volleyball the no. 1 family sport entertainment in the world. These goals are: 

  1. To move volleyball from group 2 to group 1 in the IOC rankings by 2020
  2. To reach 2 million users on FIVB Digital Platforms by 2016
  3. To increase the cumulative TV audience by 20% in 2016 and by 100% in 2020
  4. To sign 4 new global sponsors by 2020 with a goal of 10 million per year
  5. To grow the average FIVB annual income from 31 million to 66 million by 2020
  6. To have a competitive, effective and sustainable bidding process by 2018 for all FIVB main events
  7. To make available a TV or internet feed for FIVB key events to all 221 National Federations by 2016
  8. To increase the number of licensed/amateur players by 2018
  9. To become the number 1 sport that serves the needs of humanitarian organisations in their programmes

 source: FIVB