Hype Summit on the Future of Sports
The event focused around new and pioneering solutions centered on the world of football and more than 300 startups worldwide applied to the event, with only 19 from 11 different countries having the chance of displaying their project to brands like UEFA, Adidas, Spalding, Silicon Valley Bank, Asics, Google, and more at the initial expo. Such projects centred around fan engagement, virtual reality, performance and analytics, coaching and broadcasting. The event continued with panel discussions led by leaders from clubs, federations and brands such as UEFA, FC Dynamo-Moscow, Manchester United, SAP, Russian Olympic Committee, La Liga, and FC Zenit among others. Furthermore, the summit featured global leaders that discussed the challenges of the football industry and the innovative solutions that are likely to shape it in the coming years.
- Engaging Fans Through eSports - Yay or Nay?
- Real-Time Data on the Bench- Will Performance Analysis Replace Coaching?
- Beyond Broadcasting - New Content Generation and Monetization
Technogym’s role in football innovation
As the technological forerunner of the fitness and wellness industry, the struggle to turn football into the sport of the future is crucial for Technogym. That’s why it could not draw back from the challenge posed by the Hype Summit, participating to this important event and helping to clear out some of the doubts surrounding football innovations.
It was amazing to see the startups and their innovative solutions. The HYPE Summit for me was an essential event that brought up the most urgent questions and challenges that the industry faces nowadays