ABOUT HONG KONG SPORTS TECH CONFERENCE 2020

Join the Asia Sports Technology Conference from 20-21 July 2020 in Hong Kong.  The two-day event will have 1,000 attendees and showcase the potential for Asia to embrace data, digital and technology within Sports, High Performance, Media, Entertainment, Stadia & Venue, Esports, Wellness, FinTech, Payments and Digital Health. Day 1 is conference format with 50+ speakers from across the world.  Day 2 focuses on Business Matching, Startup Showcase and inaugural Asia Sports Technology Awards.  The conference is hosted at the Hong Kong Science & Technology Park and is one of the premium highlights of the 2020 Sports Tech World Series calendar.

1000

Attendees

50

Speakers

4

Streams

DAY 1: INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

Teams & Leagues

Learn from leading Asia & Global governing sporting bodies, institutions and professional sporting teams on how they are creating success both on and off the field.

Fans, Brands & Engagement

Learn how leading sports marketers are leveraging technology, data and analytics to create new and improved fan loyalty and experience.

Sports Technology & Data Science

Learn how technology, including wearable tech and advanced analytics such as AI, is being used to improve performance and make better decisions from training all the way to game-day.

FinTech in Sports

Learn from leading Hong Kong & Global experts at the intersection of FinTech, BlockChain, Tokenization, Payments and how FinTech will change the future of stadiums, fan engagement, athletes health and live entertainment.

DAY 2: BUSINESS MATCHING & AWARDS NIGHT

Sports Startups

For sports startups, corporate, leagues and teams to build partnerships and facilitate investment.

Business Matching

Customised business matching and workshops. Find partnerships, new clients, new suppliers and networking across an interactive full-day.

Asia Awards Night

Join the Asia Sports Technology Awards night dinner. Celebrate with the best and brightest companies from across Hong Kong, China and Asia-Pacific across 10 categories.

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have decided to move the Conference to 20th – 21st July, 2020

PAST STWS SPEAKERS

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Michael G. Cole

CTO

PGA European Tour

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Kevin Roberts

Chief Executive Officer

Cricket Australia

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Michael Broughton

Business Technology, Innovation & Investment Strategy

FIFA

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Franco Segarra

Head of Business Intelligence, Fan Experience & Ticketing Manager

Valencia CF

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Dana Dar

Director of Business Development

Intel Sports

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Bernadet van Os

High Performance Manager, Technology TeamNL

NOC*NSF

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Marne Fechner

CEO

Netball Australia

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Paul Adriani

Manager in the Digital Advisory practice

KPMG

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Carles Bargalló Segura

Sports Technology & Innovation

FC Barcelona

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Jeremy Loeliger

Commissioner of the NBL

National Basketball League

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Paul Boanas

Head of Commercial

Catapult Sports

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Lisa Hasker

CEO

Vicsport

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Sanjog Gupta

Executive Vice President

Star TV Network

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Stephanie Kovalchik

Data Scientist

TENNIS AUSTRALIA & VU

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Sander van Stiphout

Director

Johan Cruijff ArenA

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Dr. Helen Sun

CTO

STATS Perform

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Barry McNeill

CEO for EMEA and APAC

Catapult Sports

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Patrick Lucey

Chief Scientist

STATS Perform

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Iris Cordoba Mondejar

Managing Director

Global Sports Innovation Centre powered by Microsoft

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Nils Mackay

Data Scientist

OptaPro

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Giel Kirkels

Head of Knowledge Development & Innovation

KNVB

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Arno Hermans

Founder

Sport eXperience

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Bas Schnater

Fan Engagement, CRM & Digital

AZ Alkmaar

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Peter Sprenger

CEO

Techonomy

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Rohn Malhotra

Partner

SportsTechX

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Sam Timmermans

Head of Sport Intelligence

UK Sport

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Rick van Baar

Sport Scientist

Dutch Volleyball Federation

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Max Reckers

Performance Technology Consultant

Johan Cruijff ArenA

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Jan Van Haaren

Head of Data & Analytics

SciSports

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Giels Brouwer

Founder & CEO

SciSports

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Afke Blanksma

Co-Founder

Wizzymaps

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Antonio Di Cianni

Senior Advisor at KPMG Football Benchmark

KPMG Sports Advisory Practice

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Erin Sargent

Sport Physiologist

Canada Sport Institute Calgary

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Thomas Hock

Sales Manager Europe, Sports Services

Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH

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Aldo Hoekstra

Embedded Scientist

Dutch Tennis Federation (KNLTB)

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Raphaël Morgulis

Head of Communications

MyCujoo

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Dr. Ken Yusko

Deputy Director Industrial/Organizational Psychology MPS program and co-principal of Siena Consulting

University of Maryland

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Dr Harold Goldstein

Associate Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Baruch College, The City University of New York

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Dr Charles Scherbaum

Associate Professor of psychology

Baruch College The City University of New York.

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Adir Shiffman

Executive Chairman

Catapult Sports

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Kim Crane

National High-Performance Director

Surfing Australia

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Kath Loughnan

Presenter

Fox Sports

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Niels van der Linden

Head of Sports Science

JOHAN Sports

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Brenda Merks

Sports Science Researcher

JOHAN Sports

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Danielle Gescheit

Manager of Performance Information and Analysis

Tennis Australia

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Libby Owens

CEO

Champion Data

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Laura Anderson

Chair

LaunchVic

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Remko Delfgaauw

Director

Synky BV

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Tim Friedland

Co-founder and CEO

forwARdgame

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Luc Vanhecke

CCO

iXpole

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dr. Arno Knobbe

Associate Professor

Universiteit Leiden, Sport Data Center

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Lucy Trang Nguyen

Head of Business Development

eyecandylab

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Manuel Agrellos

Founding Partner

X-Plora

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Bernd Van Werde

Business Analytics Consultant & Partner

Opteamal

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Lee Duffield

Business Development Manager

Verteda, an MSL company

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Tania Gallo

Head Sport Scientist

North Melbourne Football Club

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Luke Gooden

Director of Operations

Stack Sports

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David Edwards

Director of Sports Media and Partnerships - Oceania

Sportradar

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Cam O’Riordan

Director of Sales & Marketing

Stack Sports

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Ben Napier

APAC Broadcast & Sports Partnerships

Google

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Lachlan Wills

Host

Sports Analytics World Series

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Tom Nugent

Vice President, Elite Performance Solutions

The Platypus Institute

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Sarah Marie Duffy

Host

Sports Analytics World Series

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Dr. Phil Cheetham

Director of Sport Technology & Innovation

US Olympic Committee

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Sam Irvine

Director – Customer Strategy and Success

KORE Software

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Brian Matzat

Director of Digital Innovation

Portland Trail Blazers

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Tannath Scott

Athletic Performance and Education Manager

Vald Performance

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Darin W. White

Executive Director, Center for Sports Analytics

Samford University Center of Sports Analytics

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Ian McKeown

Head of High Performance

Port Adelaide Football Club

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Andrew Engel

General Manager of Sports and Gaming

DataRobot

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Dr. Ran Wang

Professor

Shanghai University of Sport

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Dr. Adam Annaccone

Program Manager for Sports Science

Children's Health Andrews Institute

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David Culbert

Director

Jump Media & Marketing

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Toni Knowlson

Digital Innovation Lead

Amazon Web Services

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Jon Satterley

Founder

Fortress ESports

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John Curzon

Senior Manager, Commercial Partnerships

Genius Sports

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Guy Neville

General Manager – Digital, Content and Delivery

National Basketball League

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Katherine Bell

Head Of Client Services

FanHub Media

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Justin Nelson

General Manager

New Zealand National Basketball League (NBL)

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Tom Worville

Senior Data Analyst

OptaPro

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Selwyn Griffith

Athletic Development & Rehabilitation Coach

Brisbane Lions

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Simon Bishop

Head of Integrity

Basketball Australia

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Jeremy Francis

Chief Operating Officer

MKTG

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Nicole Metzgar-Schall

Corporate Counsel

Sportradar

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Wayne Kimmel

Managing Partner

SeventySix Capital

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Dr Emma Witkowski

Senior Lecturer

RMIT University

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Mat Jessep

Sports & Esports Lawyer

DWF Australia

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Brett Thomas

Sport Reporter & News Producer

10 News First

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William Strange

CEO

Sports Performance Tracking

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Marques Colston

Managing Partner

The Players' Impact

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​​Nathan Rothschild

Co-Founder and Partner

Genius Tech Group

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Matthew Archambault

Head of Esports Partnerships and Business Development for North America

Riot Games

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Nicola Piggot

Co-Founder

The Story Mob

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Patrick K. Westbrook

Director of Business Intelligence

Dallas Stars

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Tracy Deforge

Founder

The Players Impact

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Lizelle Lauron

Social Media Manager

Dallas Mavericks

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Paul Jones

Performance Analytics Coordinator

Louisville Cardinals

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Ankit Agrawal

Director of Business Intelligence & Strategy

Frisco Roughriders

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Michael Monticino

Program Director, Advanced Data Analytics

University of North Texas

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Bob Heere

Director of Sports Management

University of North Texas

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Lenny Goh

VP, Business Development

Tradable Bits

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Jason Fox

CEO & Founder

Earbuds

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Joel Minnick

GM of Product Marketing - Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

Amazon Web Services

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Davyeon Ross

Co-Founder & President

ShotTracker

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Garrett Klugh

Chief Operating Officer

Falk Ventures

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Greg Stangel

Chief Revenue Officer

Misfits Gaming

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Mike Bynum

Accelerator Coordinator

Stadia Ventures

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Fabrice Lorenceau

Co-Founder, Head of Production

LiveLike

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Bryce Townsend

Chief Partnerships Officer

Drone Racing League

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Kratik Malhotra

Director of Sports Science & Analytics

Texas A&M University

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Sarah Hunt

Director of Sponsorships

Metro by T-Mobile

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Josh Wollock

Senior Vice President, Consulting

Lagardère Plus

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Charles Mensching

Area Vice President, Sales

AT&T

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Mayor Jeff Cheney

City of Frisco

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Justin Varghese

North American Marketing Manager

DreamHack

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Eva Murray

Head of Business Intelligence

Exasol

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Alexandre Bustamante

Vice President of Innovation

Keemotion

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Andrew Wong

Product Lead

Two Circles

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Daniel Bignell

UK/EU Account Manager

Stack Sports

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Richard Donlon

Systems Manager

Rugby Football League

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Charlie Ford

Programme and Pathway Integration Manager

Basketball England

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Piush Kothari

Heads Business Operations

Mashal Sports

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Apurv Gupta

Head of Operations - Kabaddi

Mashal Sports

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Umberto Righetti

Chief Strategy Officer

Atrium Sports

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Richard Ayers

CEO & Founder

Seven League

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Dr. Steve Barrett

Senior Sport Science

Hull City

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Jana Dowling

CEO

Arkeo

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Rupert Svendsen-Cook

Business Director and Co-Founder

Veloce Racing

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Yogachandran Rahulamathavan

Programme Director - MSc Cyber Security and Big Data

Loughborough University London

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Tim Wade

Vice President: Global CTO Office: Advanced Technology Group: Sport

NTT Ltd.

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Rob Webster

Vice President Global CTO Office: Advanced Technology Group: Sport

NTT Ltd.

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David Patton

VP Business Development

Supponor

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Mike Falconer

Strategy Director

Sportradar

PRE-REGISTER FOR HONG KONG 2020

20-21st July 2020

 

21st July 2020

Asia Sports Technology Awards

PAST SPORTS TECH WORLD SERIES HIGHLIGHTS

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

ASIA DELIVERY ORGANISER & HOSTING PARTNER

INDUSTRY SPONSORS

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS THE SPORTS TECH WORLD SERIES

The Sports Tech World Series is the global community for people at the intersection of sports, digital, and technology. Our mission is to help you learn, connect, grow, invest, work and discover sports technology from around the world. We work with our community, and bring people together through our global network of physical and digital activities including events, training, industry awards, online content, podcasts, market entry support and consulting.

WHO IS VARCIS

Varcis Group is the world’s first Sports Technology Investment House focused on Asia. Our Venture Capital division invests, licences, advices and distributes across the 48 Asian countries, including China, India, Australia, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore. Our mission is to bring the world’s best Sports Tech to Asia.

WHY IS THE HONG KONG SPORTS TECH CONFERENCE IMPORTANT

The Hong Kong Sports Tech Conference is the only event that truly brings together the sports and technology industries from across Asia. It showcases the world’s best practices, and positions Asia as a key market, and growth opportunity in sports.

This is your chance to learn, network, and grow your company across all of Asia in the Sports Tech Industry.

HOW CAN I WORK WITH VARCIS IN THE FUTURE

Varcis invests in early-stage venture capital up to $5 million, and offers corporate advisory services including; mergers & acquisitions, IPO and Capital Raising, and Brand Licensing (China, India, Australia, Japan and Asia Pacific). Learn more: www.varcis.com

Conference Venue

Hong Kong Science & Technology Park
5/F, Building 5E, 5 Science Park East Avenue,
Hong Kong Science Park, Fo Tan, Hong Kong
香港科學園科技大道東5號5E大樓
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