AIS Canberra to showcase Australia’s emerging sports technology industry

AUSTRALIA’s best sports technology innovations will be on show at the inaugural Australian Sports Technologies Industry Showcase and Executive Lunch to be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra on Friday November 13, 2015.

Led by the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) the event will celebrate what is happening in Australia’s emerging sports technology industry and continue to build the connections required to further develop the sector. Supported by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), the ACT Government and global advisory firm, PwC the event will bring together leaders in sport, innovation, government and the trade and investment community. 

A Showcase of up to 40 Australian-inspired sports technologies will be open free to the general public on the day. The Showcase will demonstrate the breadth of the industry that features innovations in performance wear, protective wear, sports equipment, stadium/venue technologies, wearable technologies, sports analytics, nutrition and sport digital solutions.

The Showcase will be complimented by a series of other sessions throughout the day including an Executive Lunch which will include panels and keynotes from industry leaders, AIS / ASC briefings and AIS tours. Prizes valued at around $40,000 will also be awarded at the Lunch as part of the ASTN’s annual investment pitching competition. This year’s competition also includes an ACT Government Sports Tech Business Excellence Award and a New Innovator’s Award .

The event is part of a suite of programs and initiatives led by the ASTN to support the development of the industry and leverage Australia’s outstanding global sporting reputation. The global sports market is valued at more than $US 500 billion per annum.

To register to attend the Executive Lunch (and other associated activities) at $80 per person:

To apply to Exhibit at the Showcase @ $200 per organisation:

To enter the 4th Annual Sports Tech Investment Pitching Competition:

Friday 13 November 2015 - AIS Arena, Canberra

10:00am-11:30am – Sports Tech Exhibition – a showcase of up 40 Australian sports technologies (open free to general public) 

11:30am – 12:15pm – ASC / AIS Briefing - Innovation, technology & commercialisation agenda (Exhibitor’s and lunch delegates only)

12:15pm – 12:40pm – Guided tour of Exhibition / Networking - Executive Lunch delegates

12:40pm – 2:15pm - Executive Lunch – keynote, panel and investment pitching winners

2:15pm – 3:30pm – Sports Tech Exhibition – a showcase of up 40 Australian sports technologies (open free to general public)

2:15pm – 4:00pm – AIS Interactive Tours – guided interactive tour of AIS facilities leaders at the AIS (Exhibitor’s and lunch delegates only)

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