Planning is well under way for the Sports Performance Innovation Forum 2017,
which will be held at the QBE Stadium, North Shore, Auckland.
- Work in the sport sector and are responsible for improving the performance of athletes
- Work in, or own, a business innovating in sports performance
- Are a researcher in fields with an application to sport performance innovation
- Have an interest in investing in growing sports performance businesses
... then this event is for you.
Lock it into your calendar now!
Friday 28 April from 8.30am - 3.30pm
Hear keynote speakers share how they have grown start-up businesses into internationally renowned companies in the sports innovation area, and from experts in the sport sector on the latest innovations changing the face of the sports performance arena.
Brian Russell founder of Zephyr Technology will share his story of taking his Auckland technology start up through a growth phase that led to acquisition by Medtronic - a global leader in real-time physiological and biomechanical monitoring solutions for sports markets.
Also listen to presentations from Auckland and New Zealand's most innovative sports businesses on how their products and services are being used here and internationally to give athletes, from elite to mainstream, an edge.
Join smaller workshop sessions to delve into your specific area of interest including nutrition, materials, and digital & wearable. There will also be plenty of time to network.
Click here to see the draft programme. Register your interest in attending the event here. Further details on how to register will be sent out in January.
And if you're coming from out-of-town you'll also get to enjoy the buzz of the World Masters Games 2017 which is being held in Auckland from 21-30 April. Why not enter an event yourself! Check out the website here.