FAQ

THE BASICS

Who should attend Sports Analytics World Conferences 2017/2018?

Anyone with an interest or stake in the future of Sports Analytics and Sports Technology should. This includes anyone who is responsible for developing or marketing new products, anyone who needs to keep up to date on the latest in sports, media, entertainment, big data, wearables, IoT, business intelligence, talent identification, fatigue management, sports betting, sports tech, sports fraud detection, advanced sports statistics and more. Includes vendors, small business and innovative startups in sports analytics. anyone that loves data in sports.

What topics do SAC presentations traditionally cover?

Presenters at explore all aspects of data and technology in sports. Some topics that will be covered include: Sports Tech Mobility, Sports Media, Sports Engineering, Real-Time Sports Analytics, eSports, Fantasy Sports, Sports Tech in Regulated industries, High Performance, Sports Data Governance and more.

Can I get an agenda for the day?

A sample agenda from a past event can be found here.

What should I wear to SAC CONFERENCES?
There is no dress code for Sports Analytics World Conference events, but you can expect the majority of the audience to be wearing business to business casual dress. If you are not sure what to wear, we’d recommend erring on the side of formality.

Can I combine discount codes when registering for my ticket?
Only one discount code can be used per order. Multiple discount codes cannot be combined.

What is the refund policy for attendee tickets?
Assuming that there is no one at your company that you’d like to transfer your ticket to, get in touch with us to arrange a refund.


Startup & Innovation DEMO Pitches

What is the application and selection process for Startup & Innovation Pitches at the Sports Analytics Conferences?

Startup & Innovation Demo Pitches are open to startups, established companies, and sports-related institutions with new innovations in Sports Analytics and Sports Technology. Each company interested in pitching their early-stage idea at each Sports Analytics Conference must contact us for an application form.

What do you look for?

When selecting companies, we look at several criteria: novelty (newness of the sports analytics and sports technology), innovativeness (originality of the approach), potential (degree of impact in the sports analytics and sports tech industry), wow/X-factor, and diversity (comparison to the number of companies in the same “space” competing for a spot).  Given the competitiveness of the application process, one of the major keys to being selected is to have something new, innovative and substantial to demo live on stage.

How does a company apply to present?

The application process consists of an in-depth online application. Applying to present is completely CONFIDENTIAL.

How much does it cost to apply?

There is no cost to apply.

How much does it cost to present at SAC?

There is no cost to present (i.e. it’s free) to presenters with a valid paid ticket.

When do applications close?

There is no set deadline. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis at the discretion of the Sports Analytics World Conference organisers, sponsors and partners. Please contact us for more information, and to start the application process. 

How are the Startup & Innovation Pitches structured?

The chosen companies will be given 7-10 minutes to present their pitch to the entire Sports Analytics and Sports Technology audience. Following the pitches, there will be plenty of time for networking with the influential sports analytics professionals in attendance.

Can I get information on which companies will be presenting Startup & Innovation Pitches?

This will be made available once the companies are selected.

Are all the Startup & Innovation Pitches companies going to present in the same session?

Yes, the pitches will be held during the afternoon session of each Sports Analytics World Conference.

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