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ThinkSport membership continues to grow steadily
Since the inaugural edition of THE SPOT last year and the announcement of a new sport innovation hub for start-ups, ThinkSport keeps welcoming new members to its unique network. The overall number of current members amounts to 124. They comprise sport organisations (43%), academic institutions (10%), and start-ups & established companies (47%) from all over Switzerland and include names like Nagra Kudelski, SAP, Swiss Timing, ASOIF, the IOC, IPC, Lausanne 2020, UEFA, EHL, EPFL, Geneva Business School, IMD and UNIL, to name just a few.
“We are thankful for the healthy growth of our membership since we launched the affiliation process about two years ago”, said Anna Hellman, Director of ThinkSport. She added: “The creation of THE SPOT and our involvement in the ongoing formation of a sport innovation hub have certainly helped us to demonstrate the raison d’être, the potential and the added value of ThinkSport to our unique ecosystem in the region and beyond.We are very happy about the quality and quantity of our membership and will keep working hard to make a difference.”
Benefits for Members
Members benefit from the network’s wealth of expertise in many ways, for instance through easy access to specialists in a variety of sport related fields and participation in attractive events for free or to reduced rates. The latter includes tickets at an advantageous rate (CHF 300.- instead of CHF 650.-) for THE SPOT, available to all staff of ThinkSport members. Members are also invited to this year’s Sport Future Rendez-Vous, scheduled for 5 June, and ThinkSport’s General Assembly to be held on the same day.
A special offer for new members is still available until 15 May 2019, offering a combination of an annual ThinkSport membership rate with one ticket to THE SPOT for the advantageous rate of CHF 750.-. In case of interest, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ThinkSport was launched in 2016 as the first network to bring together the wide variety of sports-related expertise and excellence in Lausanne, the canton of Vaud, greater Switzerland and beyond. Its vision is tohelp develop sport and physical activity by facilitating new partnerships, innovative projects, knowledge sharing, and creative thinking in Switzerland and around the world. It is abouttransforming business silos into hubs of collaboration.