Sport Innovation Summit 2015
Where international experts share the success stories that improve the world of sport and inspire sport industry leaders
Thursday April 16, 2015, Mexico City – Created and organized by Moveo Lab, in association with the Sports Institute of Mexico City, the second edition of the Sport Innovation Summit (SIS) will take place on May 20th and 21st in the Centro Cultural Roberto Cantoral, in Mexico City. SIS is the event where international experts share the success stories that improve the world of sport and inspire sport industry leaders.
The Summit will offer a diverse and comprehensive programme, with 24 world class-speakers sharing their experience on the following 7 topics:
Infrastructures & Sustainability
Sport Articles & Wearables
Sport & Media
700 delegates are expected to the Summit, including Ministries of Sport, Sports Federations & Professional Clubs, Athletes & Coaches, Sport Equipment Companies, Sport Media, Sponsors, Brands involved in the Sport sector, and other Sport Industry stakeholders.
Some of the speakers already confirmed include: Sahara Force India (Director of Development), Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Head of Sustainability); International Paralympic Committee (IPC-Head of Media); Philadelphia Eagles, NFL (Head of Digital & Social Media), YouTube (Latin America Director), RedBull- Global Newsroom (creator of big events), Mexican Football Federation (CMO). (More information in Appendix 1).
As an important event in the sports industry, the interest has been increasing, so important partnerships have been closed, such as Mexico City, Mexican Football Federation and the Mexican Baseball League, who are joined to SIS because of the value it offers.
“We are confident that the Sport Innovation Summit in Mexico City will inspire senior executives from the whole country to embrace innovation in sport and adopt best practice to make a difference in their businesses and in people’s lives” - Horacio de la Vega, Director of Sports of the City of Mexico.
“We are always looking to raise the standards of the Sport Innovation Summit, therefore we have increased the level of speakers and the delegate list” - Arnaud Drijard, CEO & Founder of Moveo Lab and SIS.
“Innovation is a key factor to engage football fans, so we are interested on SIS because generates rich content and it is a great opportunity for networking with international industry leaders” Victor Alvarado, CMO of Mexican Football Federation.
In addition, brands like Gatorade Sports Science Institute, Marti Group and Sport City, were joined to SIS as official sponsors with important benefits that allow them to link their brands with innovation.
"The Sport Innovation Summit is important for leaders in the sports industry, and as a leader in our services, we naturally join the event" Emilio Trabulse, Marketing Director at Marti Group.
"We are an Institute committed on improving the performance and health of athletes, so the SIS is the ideal forum to showcase our greatest innovations and we will do it through conferences during SIS program in the Athlete’s Performance category presented by GSSI experts” Agustín Enríquez, Brand Manager of Gatorade.
For more information and accreditations, please contact Mariana Lecanda on email@example.com.
Some confirmed speakers
Force India F1
Head of Development - Matthew Strachan (UK)
Global Newsroom (RedBull)
Creator of Big Events - Stefan Aufschnaiter (Austria)
Rio 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Games
Director of Sustainability, Accesibility & Legacy - Tania Braga (Brazil).
Latin America Director – John Farrell (USA)
VP Sport Media (AS Roma – Boston Celtics) - Sean Foley (USA).
International Paralympic Committee
Head of Media - Craig Spence (UK).
Director of Content Distribution - Angus McNab (UK).
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL.
Head of Digital & Social Media - Linda Thomas (USA).
Sr. Sports Technologist - Mounir Zok (USA).
Mexican Football Federation
Director de Mercadotecnia - Víctor Alvarado (Mexico).
AAA Wrestling League & Lucha Underground.
Vicepresident - Dorian Roldan (Mexico).
Latin America Managing Director - Roberto Cánovas (Mexico).
Sports Institute of Mexico City
Director - Horacio de La Vega Flores (Mexico).
Gatorade Sports Science Institute.
Presenting Athlete’s Performance category.
Nutrition Manager at Sport City – Rodrigo Alvarado Castro (Mexico)