Messe Düsseldorf and DFL announce dates for SportsInnovation 2020
Frankfurt, Germany, 19 December 2018 - Partners Messe Düsseldorf and the DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) have announced that the second edition of the SportsInnovation event will be held between 25-26 March 2020 at the Merkur Spielarena in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Launched in 2018, SportsInnovation is a unique, bi-annual event, giving established companies and modern start-ups the opportunity to showcase the latest technologies and innovation from the sports industry to a specialist audience under live conditions.
The first edition of SportsInnovation was hugely successful, attracting 47 exhibitors and almost 1,000 guests from 21 countries, from the likes of national and international clubs, associations, media partners, sports facility operators, academics and experts from the field of science.
At the core of the event were several matches between youth teams of Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 clubs, where new technological developments in the areas of match analysis, broadcasting, digital services and stadium experience were demonstrated in a live environment.
Exhibitors also presented their applications and services in the stadium's boxes and hospitality areas. This was accompanied by panel discussions on a central stage with high-profile participants from the sports and tech-industry.
For more information about this event, visit https://tomorrow.dfl.de/broadcast/save-the-date-sportsinnovation-2020.
NOTES TO EDITORS
The SportsInnovation trade fair is part of the DFL's initiative to be a constant driver of innovation in the sports industry. Trends and technologies from topic areas such as ‘Broadcast’, ‘Data’, ‘Sports Performance’, ‘Fan Experience’ and ‘Digital Leadership’ are presented at the event - but also online on the DFL's English innovation website ‘Focus: Tomorrow’ (tomorrow.dfl.de), where users can sign up for the international ‘Focus: Tomorrow’ newsletter. Further information on SportsInnovation 2020 will be published by the DFL and Messe Düsseldorf.
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