Our showcase located on the ground floor of our headquarters had been renewed for the past months and now it's a more modern and efficiently distributed space that we divided by main sports industry areas, performance, esports, smart stadium, fan engagement, and business insights.
While our educational programs are shaping, different professors for our Master and Sports Entrepreneurship course are joining GSIC Institue to offer their expertise in the sports industry to the future students. All our professors are members of the GSIC and 27 of them have already committed to the initiative in order to design programs of classes that will adjust and represent in the best way current situation on the different sports industry scenarios.
On the last week of April, startups associated to the GSIC had received a private invitation to the event we organized together with More Than Players Foundation created by elite athletes (active and former) from the most important leagues in the world, to support entrepreneurship in the sports industry. Hand in hand with Offside Communication agency and the GSIC by Microsoft, this initiative was carried out with the intention of uniting the true protagonists of the industry, the athletes, with the entrepreneurs who try to innovate within the sector.
On April 29th and 30th, the World Football Summit Asia took place in Kuala Lumpur. The congress offered quality conferences in its two stages, where world-class speakers discussed and debated the key topics of the industry with a special focus in the region and it closed its first edition in Asia with more than 1,600 attendees and a hundred accredited journalists in its international debut, which will continue next year.
We’ve been waiting for the perfect moment to bring you the biggest international event for our network and here it is! We are organizing our first Summit for GSIC Members in order to bring you all together for 2 days full of intensive work, networking, knowledge transferring and also catching up with our team!
On April 23rd, the Global Sports Innovation Center held the 4rd General Assembly, in which both the management aspects related to 2018 and the action plan for the year 2019 were approved unanimously. The General Manager of the GSIC, Iris Córdoba, presented the key figures corresponding to the operational and economic activity during the last fiscal year, which are included in the Activity Report of the GSIC.
The increasingly fast evolution of technology and consumer demand, is causing all sectors to adapt at a similar pace. The football sector, one of the most capital-intensive and socially impactful, is no exception. The many factors surrounding it forces to make this adaptation even faster, and this technology ultimately has the ability to offer fans an unforgettable experience.To ensure its highest quality of consumer satisfaction, AS Roma decided to include 3D Digital Venue and VivaTicket as part of the final solution. The integration of the 3DDIGITALVENUE PLATFORM, offered by 3D Digital Venue, has enabled fans to check interactive 3D 360-degree views from all seats of the stadium before purchasing their tickets.