Take a look at the 2022 winners university of east london delivering their keynote session at sportspro live 2022

Sustainability Hackathon
24-26 February 2023

The sports industry is looking towards the triple bottom line as a priority and is need of fresh talent to contribute to solving the social and ecological issues that face us. SportsPro’s Hackathon is an opportunity for top students from across the world to compete against each other, creating innovative solutions that could help the sports industry drive social, financial and environmental change, whilst also being mentored by the top thought leaders within the industry.

The Hackathon will see students set challenges to enable major events to fulfil the challenge of ensuring business practise is as sustainable as it can be. 

Why The Triple Bottom Line?

The Triple Bottom Line is a framework that will form the basis of the students project. Teams will create solutions designed to make sport more socially, environmentally and financially sustainable.

People

Can your solution ensure that the sports industry becomes a more equitable place for its stakeholders and provides greater social value to its communities?

Planet

Can your solution actively reduce sport’s ecological footprint?

Profit

Can your solution exhibit economic rewards, whilst also prioritising society and the environment that stakeholders are operating within?

2023 universities Include:

 Mentors and judges

Mentors

Ashley Shaner,

Vice President, Strategy & Operations,

Seven League

Kristen Fulmer,

Head of Sustainability,

Oak View Group

Tazeen Syed,

Digital Partnerships Manager,

TEAM Marketing AG

Danielle Berman,

Founder & CEO,

Tackle What’s Next

B Hunter,

Digital Engagement Lead,

UK Sport

Isabella Hislop,

Legal Counsel,

Chelsea Football Club

Chris Gratton,

Managing Director, UK,

Ticketmaster Sport

Tristan Niesslein,

Founder & Lead Practitioner,

Niesslein Sustainability Partners

Thomas Matthew,

Chief Product Officer,

Zoomph

Abigail Martin,

Director, Sustainability & Development Projects,

Euroleague Basketball

Katie Cross,

Founder,

Pledgeball

Ania Shefford,

Director, Brands,

Wasserman

Garrett Wong,

Sustainable Events Specialist,

Meet Green

Dan Reading,

Head of Sustainability,

Right Formula

Sara Kassam,

Sustainability Advisor,

Karina Galas,

Principal Consultant, Sport, Sustainability & Purpose Strategy,

In Common Consulting

Amr Elrawi,

Director, Marketing Strategy,

Oracle

Richard Dickson,

Co-Founder & Head of Engagement,

Play It Green

Rohn Malhotra,

Co-Founder,

SportsTechX

Ellie Roach,

Commercial Account Manager,

InCrowd Sports

Lewis Blaustein,

Founder,

GreenSportsBlog

Emily Clark,

Head of Sales & Marketing,

SCCC / The Kia Oval

Joao Frigerio,

Founder and CEO,

iWorkinSport

Judges

Kim Mejnert-Frydensbjerg,

Head of Events,

Wonderful Copenhagen

Claire Poole,

Founder & CEO,

Sport Positive Summit

Aileen McManamon,

Founder & Managing Partner,

5T Sports

Matthew Campelli,

Founder,

The Sustainability Report

Simon Chadwick,

Professor of Sport and Geopolitical Economy,

Skema Business School

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