TIQ and iSportConnect, the world’s largest private sport business network, will host a sportstech virtual trade mission to the UK in October 2021.

The UK has built a global reputation as one of the hottest tech hubs, receiving around one-third of all investment into the European tech space in 2019.  

Home to some of the largest sports and entertainment properties in the world, the UK remains a key entrance point into European markets for Queensland companies. UK sports organisations are looking for innovative solutions to emerging and ongoing challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submit your EOI to participate in this unique mission

The virtual mission will offer export-ready small and medium-sized businesses a range of benefits, including:

  • virtual introductory session highlighting UK market trends and opportunities in sportstech
  • market preparation guidance and advice, business development assistance, and an assessment of the specific Business Matching requirements
  • 1:1 tailored qualified virtual face-to-face business matching sessions between participants and select UK decision-makers representing professional sports clubs, organisations, and investors. Meetings to be coordinated subject to availability of the applicants throughout October–November.

Places are available for 10 Queensland sports technology companies with solutions in the areas of: 

  • human performance management
  • sports equipment technology and other emerging technologies
  • data analytics (sport analytics)
  • coaching and scouting (technology-related only)
  • health, wellness, fitness and nutrition (technology-related only)
  • smart equipment and wearables 
  • fan engagement
  • broadcast/media
  • events management software
  • blockchain
  • AI
  • AR/VR/immersive technologies
  • gamification
  • sustainability
  • esports.

Expressions of interest close at 6.00pm on Friday 20 August 2021.

Application process

To apply:

  1. Read the application guidelines to assess whether you are eligible to apply.
  2. You must demonstrate export and market-readiness. If you are not already an active TIQ client, a pre-qualification discussion may be required with a TIQ officer.
  3. Complete your application by 6.00pm on Friday 20 August 2021.

Event details

Date Monday 6 September – Friday 29 October 2021
Location Online – United Kingdom
Time Various
Cost Free

Why participate?

To establish genuine industry contacts and secure deals in the UK and European sportstech markets

Expression of interest

Submit expression of interest  

More information

James Burgess, Trade and Investment Officer, International Markets
james.burgess@tiq.qld.gov.au
 
This mission is hosted in partnership with:
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