“Fast Track” is the name of the new entrepreneurship training programme just launched by EPFL Innovation Park and tailored to start-ups in the fields of technology and/or innovation and young SMEs (Small or Medium Enterprises). Participants will benefit from a hand-picked team of trainers, 1-1 coaching, learning experiences from peers and the EPFL Innovation Park ecosystem.
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Under the overarching theme of “Sport 2.0”, new technologies, commercial opportunities and best practices in the sports sector will be discussed at the fifth edition of SportCity, a biannual congress in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. The event will be held from 6 to 7 March 2018 in the SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne and gather more than 400 professionals during plenary sessions, round tables and workshops. The conference language will be French.
Lausanne and its surrounding region is a true hub for sports organisations. After a successful first edition last year, the University of Lausanne (UNIL) offers again a training course “Leadership and Management in Sport”, in order to leverage this unique concentration of people working in or with sport and responding to requirements in a competitive environment. The programme is tailored for managers and leaders in sport administration who are keen to stay up to date about the latest evolutions in the sports industry, learn about new management methods, adapt their leadership style and build teams within their organisations.
11.12.2017 ThinkSport to galvanise innovation in sport with ground-breaking new international event: The SPOT
Press Release 11 December 2017
Have you ever wondered what sport will look like in the future? How technology will change how sport is played, governed and even conceptualised? Look no further than The SPOT, a pioneering new event launched today by ThinkSport that aims to stimulate progress in sport by bringing together the brightest minds and freshest innovations inside and outside the industry.
Lausanne will host a Coaching Leadership Conference and Workshops for sport coaches, trainers, sport directors and other people working in youth sport who are keen to unlock the potential of their athletes, improve their performance and develop a winning team culture. Organised by the Coaching Network “Inside Game” from 1 to 2 February 2018 at the Swiss Tech Convention Centre, the conference will feature internationally renowned speakers with backgrounds in ...
The École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), one of the world’s leading hotel management schools, played host this week to representatives from eleven International Federations (IFs) who were keen to learn more about hospitality and protocol in sports event management.
Facilitated by ThinkSport, the three-day workshop focused on areas critical to event delivery, including service excellence; the needs of internal & external clients; how to make a first impression at receptions and meetings; and diplomatic protocol
Right to Play, an international organisation which helps underprivileged children around the world to fulfil their potential through play, has launched its “Be active and move the world” campaign. The initiative kicks off tomorrow, 28 November, on a global day of giving dubbed “#GivingTuesday”, and will run until 23 December 2017. Companies and sport lovers alike are encouraged to get active in any way, shape or form, and make a donation every time they get moving. Right to Play will devote the money raised to projects designed to allow disadvantaged children around the world to experience the power of sport and play.
Alogo Analysis, a provider for statistical data for equestrian sports, features among the “Silver Winners” of the 2017 Mass Challenge Switzerland. From an overall of 75 start-ups from different countries, the top finalists have been rewarded for their high-impact and high potential, as well as their progression through a dedicated four-month programme. Mass Challenge is an initiative implemented in different countries. Each year, the organisers hand out over $2M globally in equity-free cash prizes to start-ups with bright ideas. As a Silver Winner, Alogo Analysis will receive in-kind support that lets them stay and work free-of-charge at UniverCité in Renens until the next MassChallenge Switzerland edition.
eSports has been making a lot of headlines recently and its fast-growing popularity has been mind-blowing to many. If you are curious to experience eSports first hand, then do not miss the Baloise International Gaming Show, to be held at the Beaulieu Convention Centre in Lausanne on 24-26 November 2017.
An exciting line-up of medical experts, specialists in urban planning, sports managers and academics will gather in Yverdon-les Bains, in the canton of Vaud, on 27 November 2017 to address the pressing topic of "Urban Planning for Sustainable Health". The event, organised jointly by the sports department of the city of Yverdon-les-Bains and the School of Business and Engineering Vaud (HEIG-VD), marks the first edition of the new conference series "Physical Activity - Innovation - Health".