Newsletter – January 2022

Newsletter – January 2022

GSIC Summit – Register Now!

The new GSIC Summit edition will become a great meeting point for GSIC members to do networking, share their projects and solutions, exchange knowledge, discover more about technology trends in the sports industry and create synergies.

Our next events


State of streaming in Asia by Conviva

February 14

Members Solutions Showcase

Sport Science: performance, fitness, health

February 16

For members only

Executive Breakfast APAC

Suzuki Cup Celebration & Sports Tech Predictions 2022

February 23

Our latest

SportsPro Ignition

The GSIC collaborated as strategic partner with SportsPro on their new initiative, Ignition which showcased latest sports tech innovations and provided meaningful connections and a tech community underpinned by our mentorship program to drive the growth of the industry’s most innovative players. GSIC team took part in the judge lineup of the startup competition and also had an opportunity to present GSIC and its ecosystem to the attendees.

How can the sports industry make the dream of open innovation become a reality?

Iris Cordoba, GSIC General Manager, on the opportunities for the sports industry when it comes to incubating startups.

Investor roundtable: Sports tech experts on overhyped products, trends and startups to watch in 2022

Investors and experts from across the global sports tech ecosystem, including GSIC General Manager, Iris Cordoba, share their views on the top trends to keep an eye on over the next 12 months.

Have you met…

..Chris Robb? – Creating sustainable mass participation industry and the power of networking

Chris Robb is the author of the book ‘Mass Participation Sports Events’; a highly sought after International Speaker; Advisor and CEO of Mass Participation Asia.

Chris’s life reads like the pages of a novel. His amazing journey has allowed him to impact the lives of millions of people by creating and delivering mass participation sports events across three continents.

While there have been countless highlights, including working on the Sydney 2000 Olympics and recently, meeting Sir Richard Branson at his home on Necker Island, Chris came from humble beginnings, growing up poor on a farm in Zimbabwe.

Read more


MSS – Technology that creates metaverse in sports

According to different definitions, the metaverse is created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual space, including the sum of all virtual worlds, augmented reality, and the Internet.

Innovation Day with OWQLO – January 19

On January 19 the GSIC carried out in collaboration with OWQL an Innovation Day during which the organization representatives met for the following solutions to integrate with their technology.

Webinar – Creating sports metaverse: what, why and how

For years now, the industry has been moving toward this new digital dimension. A scope that is and will be made possible by the development of technology such as augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR) as well as the deployment of the cloud and various network connections.

Upcoming industry events

The SPOT – May 17-8

It’s 2022 and THE SPOT is back and fresh! Same energy and new features guaranteed. If you have a curious mind, a stake in sport or physical activity and want to meet change-makers who deliver fresh ideas or solutions for the sports world, then this is your MUST-attend-event!

New members


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Members news

Access Earth has reached 92% in its crowdfunding campaign

Access Earth’s goal is to be the world’s largest database of accessibility information. The platform integrates with customers’ systems and provides website/mobile app plug-ins which generate reliable accessibility and safety/social distancing information about the customer facility eg.

Valuation TOP 30 clubs in Brazil 2021 – 2nd edition

Clubs´ valuation in Brazil is already a reality and Sports Value has extensive experience in evaluations performed for different clients.

This study brings all valuations updates, considering the impacts of the pandemic, inflation and R$ devaluation.

YES Network adds watch together functionality for Brooklyn Nets streaming

To build an experience where a user of the app can simply text a link to other users, allowing for those guests to enter the live stream with a single click.

Seyu at Spanish Copa del Rey

On the 4th of January SD Ponferradina, Seyu’s 100-years-old Spanish partner played a gripping match against Espanyol in the top 32 stage of Copa del Rey. Through their solution fans could send supporting selfies and appear on the giant screen of the El Toralín stadium.


GSIC APAC is growing

The GSIC is continuing to work on its expansion to Asia. New members are joining the center each month to add value to the ecosystem and to open new opportunities for our members on other continents.

New members

Achievers profile – Singapore



Members resources

All the members of GSIC have exclusive access to different benefits, resourses and services that we provide.

If you are a GSIC member, don’t forget that you can:

Update your profile on Private Members Area

Use your private area to learn more about other GSIC members and to connect with them, as well as to find Working Groups materials, training resourses and more

Visit GSIC Media to watch all our events

Re-view our last events, evnts that you missed or all the rest of events starting from 2018! We have it all: Fan Engagement, Digital Transformation, COVID, Smart Stadiums and more

Speek at our next events or be part of Working Groups

Our members have priority to participate as speakers at all our events, offer topics and content for materials that we pubish, as well as to participarte in our Working Groups.

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