Past Industry Events

Webinar | Australia's sport industry. Trends and current developments

Webinar | Australia's sport industry. Trends and current developments
The 2032 Summer Olympics in Brisbane are set to be the first ones in recent times to be climate neutral. This will create numerous opportunities for companies, not only in the areas of sports tech, event management and infrastructure, but also in everything that concerns energy efficiency. In this webinar, hosted by Advantage Austria Sydney, external experts will report on current developments and trends in the sports industry in Australia.

Organiser: Advantage Austria Sydney

Date: Thursday April 11, 2024
Time: 17:00-18:00 (AEST)
Venue: online via MS Teams

Future of Australian Sport with Data Science, AI & Sportstech

Future of Australian Sport with Data Science, AI & Sportstech
Join us as we launch our Next Generation Graduates Program (NGGP) in Sports Data Science and AI! Our NGGP is a collaboration across 20 industry partners and four universities to develop 25 higher degree research students to power the Australian Sports Ecosystem into the future. Learn about future directions for sports data and AI from two panels featuring industry leaders across high performance sports, sports tech, government, CSIRO, and universities. Join us to celebrate the launch of this historic initiative to transform sports on the green and gold runway to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Date: Thu 28th Mar 2024
Time: 8:00 am - 10:30 am AEST
Venue: QUT Gardens Point Theatre
Address: X-Block, QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, QLD 4000

ASTN Masterclass - ‘AI in the Business of Sport’

ASTN Masterclass -  ‘AI in the Business of Sport’
After exploring how Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been utilised in analysing athlete performance, ASTN is placing a spotlight on the use of technology and how it is reshaping the business of sport. Join the ASTN for a masterclass ‘AI in the Business of Sport’ and hear from industry experts and ASTN member companies about the way sport is automating workflows, generating content or shape immersive broadcast.
Date: Wednesday 27 March 2024
Time: 2pm-3pm (AEDT)
Venue: Online via Zoom - Please click this URL to join. https://us06web.zoom.us/s/83819956572?pwd=XYOZaWXYg7TB8gtihkPbrIbRjbtu9e.1 Passcode: 444781

Generations in Sync: How to Attract and Retain the Four-Generation Workforce

Generations in Sync: How to Attract and Retain the Four-Generation Workforce
In today's dynamic workplace, the presence of a four-generation workforce has become increasingly prevalent. This diversity brings a tapestry of experiences, perspectives, and skills, but it also presents unique challenges for employers. The differences in communication styles, work preferences, and expectations across generations can lead to misunderstandings, hinder collaboration, and impact overall team productivity.

Organiser: people2people and InFront Sports

Date: Thursday 21st March 2024
Time: 12.30pm-2.00pm (AEDT)
Venue: RACV Club
Address: 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne Victoria, 3000

SportNXT 2024

SportNXT 2024
SportNXT is the leading sport summit in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the world’s pre-eminent sport conferences.
Date: 19-21 March 2024
Venue: Centrepiece @ Melbourne Park

Sports Venue Business (SVB) LIVE networking event

Sports Venue Business (SVB) LIVE networking event
Since its inception in 2016, Sports Venue Business (SVB) has been a beacon of insight, catering to over 32,500 industry executives globally, delivering cutting-edge news, in-depth interviews and comprehensive case studies.
Date: March 12, 2024
Time: 2pm – 6pm
Venue: The Enclave, Crown Towers
Address: Pool Resort Area, Crown Perth Hotel, Perth, Australia

Australian Sports Technology Program

Australian Sports Technology Program
ASTN - Australian Sports Technologies Network has been collaborating with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) in New York and the State and Territory Government Trade Agencies to showcase Australian sportstech expertise and connect delegate companies who are attending MIT Sloan and SBJ Tech Week in Boston and New York. Companies like MyVenue, Rosterfy and Fivecast are sharing their successful market entry stories whilst delegates will be given an update in relation to North American sports infrastructure, learn about US procurement processes and meet members of the US venture capital and investment community.
Date: 4 March 2024
Address: New York NY (USA)

Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH) – Future Talent Expo 2024

Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH) – Future Talent Expo 2024
On 22 February 2024 the Cremorne Digital Hub is hosting the Future Talent Expo at the carsales.com.au HQ in Cremorne. The Expo is a one-stop-shop for Tech Leaders, Hiring Managers and D&I experts to explore new ways their organisation can engage emerging tech talent. This could be recent graduates, PhD students, career changers, D&I professionals and more.
Date: 22 February 2024
Time: 3.30pm
Venue: carsales.com.au HQ
Address: 449 Punt Road, Cremorne VIC

SPORTEL Rendez-vous Bali 2024

SPORTEL Rendez-vous Bali 2024
The international sports market and summit with a focus on the APAC market.

Organiser: ASTN and SPORTEL

Date: Thursday 22 February 2024 – Friday 23 February 2024
Venue: InterContinental Bali Resort
Address: Uluwatu St No.45, Jimbaran, Bali, Badung Regency, Bali 80361

ASTN Masterclass Series: Opportunities & Pathways into the Sportstech Industry

ASTN Masterclass Series: Opportunities & Pathways into the Sportstech Industry
Join us for the Networking Lunch and ASTN Masterclass Series: Opportunities & Pathways into the Sportstech Industry. The event will delve into the dynamic world of sportstech and highlight the breadth of opportunities and markets. We will find out what can be considered “sportstech” and explore the interconnected industries that can influence and provide new prospects for sportstech startups, entrepreneurs as well as established businesses.

Organiser: ASTN

Date: Wednesday 7 February 2024
Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm (AEST)
Address: The Precinct, Level 2, 315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

GSIC Summit APAC 2024 ‘’Shaping the New Era of Sports in Asia with AI”

GSIC Summit APAC 2024 ‘’Shaping the New Era of Sports in Asia with AI”
Their major annual meeting of the GSIC powered by Microsoft members, partners and network of experts.
Date: January 16-17, 2024
Venue: The Black Box Sport Hub Auditorium
Address: Singapore

Industry PhD Program Insights Session

Industry PhD Program Insights Session
Have you considered collaborating with researcher talent as a way to access leading innovation and research capability for your business? Not sure where to start? Then this event is for you! Join Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH) for a Q&A panel and networking event with the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and RMIT. CDH will be exploring opportunities to collaborate with graduate talent through the National Industry PhD Program and other similar programs.

Organiser: Cremorne Digital Hub

Date: Thursday 30 November 2023
Time: 12.15pm-2pm (AEDT)
Venue: Artesian (Level 6)
Address: 45 Wangaratta St, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia

ASTN and Cremorne Digital Hub Masterclass Webinar with Henry Chesbrough

ASTN and Cremorne Digital Hub Masterclass Webinar with Henry Chesbrough
Mark your calendar for the ASTN and Cremorne Digital Hub Masterclass webinar in Open Innovation. Hear from Henry Chesbrough, the father of open innovation, about the latest trends in open innovation and learn about the newest open innovation challenges ASTN is facilitating in sports and sportstech.
Date: Wednesday 29 November 2023
Time: 11am to 2pm (AEDT) - (Singapore 8am to 11am / New York 28 Nov - 7pm to 11pm / San Francisco 28 Nov - 4pm to 7pm).
Venue: The live webinar will be hosted by the ASTN

SportX Connect Series - Gold Coast Sports Tech Mixer

SportX Connect Series - Gold Coast Sports Tech Mixer
Join DTIS at the upcoming SportX Connect event, the Gold Coast Sports Tech Mixer, presented by Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP). Taking place at the vibrant COHORT Innovation Space and hosted by four-time Olympian and Director of Sports Engagement at Griffith University, Duncan Free (OAM) - the event will kick off with networking over refreshments and canapés.

Organiser: Department of Tourism, Innovation & Sport

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2023
Time: 3.00pm-6.00pm (AEST)
Venue: COHORT Innovation Space
Address: Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct 16 Nexus Way Southport, QLD 4215

Insights from the Australian Sports Technologies Network

Insights from the Australian Sports Technologies Network
Australia’s sportstech industry is growing fast and represents the fusion of sports and cutting-edge technology. It’s reshaping the entire landscape, including fitness and data science to stadium infrastructure, sporting fields, and recreation venues.

Organiser: Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA)

Date: Thursday 23 November 2023
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm (AEST/QLD time)
Venue: Webinar

Speed Networking Event for #SportsTech – Meet 30 People in 2 hours!

Speed Networking Event for #SportsTech – Meet 30 People in 2 hours!
ASTN wants to try something new and exciting for Melbourne. We will be hosting our first “Speed Networking Night” in mid-November 2023 at the Australian Sports Innovation Centre of Excellence (ASICE). Exclusively for people with a passion for networking with great people in Melbourne that work and love technology in sports, entertainment, esports, wellbeing and more. Our goal is for you to meet 30 new people for the evening!
Date: Wednesday 15 November 2023
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Launchpad
Address: 132 Cremorne Street, Cremorne VIC 3121

Sports Technology and Applied Research Symposium (STARS)

Sports Technology and Applied Research Symposium (STARS)
In 2023 STARS will again be held virtually via Microsoft Teams, with 14 sessions spread over three days. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you like. This event is free to attend for those in the Australian sports system and our industry and university partners. Registrations are required.
Date: Wednesday 15 November - Friday 17 November 2023
Venue: Microsoft Teams (14 Sessions)

ASTN Perth Networking Evening – Sports organisations and their technology needs

ASTN Perth Networking Evening – Sports organisations and their technology needs
Please join us for an evening of networking and to hear from panellists from some of WA’s leading sport organisations discussing their technology needs for their sport to grow.

Organiser: ASTN

Date: Wednesday 8 November 2023
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: Town Hall @ Riff, powered by Spacecubed
Address: 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Can SEQ be a global leader in sports tech?

Can SEQ be a global leader in sports tech?
Queensland’s Sports Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has a big ambition for the future of sports tech in Queensland – for the State to be a global leader in one of the world’s fastest-growing industries.

Organiser: Committee for Brisbane

Date: Nov 2, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (GMT+10)
Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Address: Glenelg Street South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

ISCRR Learning Series Webinar- Workers Compensation and Head Trauma in Professional Sport

ISCRR Learning Series Webinar- Workers Compensation and Head Trauma in Professional Sport
On 5 September, the Senate Inquiry into concussions and repeated head trauma in contact sports handed down its much-anticipated report. In the report, the Committee highlights the inadequacy of insurance arrangements for athletes and encourages state and territory governments to engage with professional sporting organisations to explore how the general exclusion of professional sports people from various state and territory workers’ compensation schemes could be removed. In this webinar, Dr Eric Windholz from Monash University will examine current insurance arrangements for athletes, the exemption from workers’ compensation of professional sportspersons, and options for reform considering the Senate Inquiry's recommendations.

Organiser: Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR)

Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023
Time: 11.00am-12noon (AEDT)

Australia Japan Business Council of Victoria (AJBCV) – Business Matching Day

Australia Japan Business Council of Victoria (AJBCV) – Business Matching Day
Building Collaboration between the Australian and Japanese Innovation Ecosystems. The Australia Japan Business Council of Victoria (AJBCV) invites you to participate in its inaugural Business Matching Day between Australian Startup companies and Japanese Investors from the Australian and Japanese Innovation Ecosystems. This event will be the largest scale Hybrid Business Matching Platform ever undertaken, between Australia and Japan.
Date: Thursday 5 October 2023
Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Venue: International Chamber House
Address: Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC, Australia

SportX Connect Series: Supercharge your SportsTech business

SportX Connect Series: Supercharge your SportsTech business
The Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport is thrilled to invite you to the latest SportX Connect Series of 2023. The focus for this event reflects the feedback from what attendees have told us they want to hear about – business growth and attracting investment. Experienced industry leaders and investors will share insights, strategies, and opportunities to help fuel growth and attract investment – and might challenge some perceptions on what it takes to be investment ready in the current economic environment.
Date: Tuesday 26 September 2023
Time: 3:00pm-6.30pm (including networking drinks and nibbles)
Venue: The Precinct
Address: Level 2, 315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

2023 Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC)

2023 Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC)
A global entrepreneurial revolution has taken hold and continues to grow - building a shared engine of innovation and economic growth in cities and countries everywhere. This revolution is not only happening in mature startup hubs like Silicon Valley, London or Israel - it is happening in thousands of emerging ecosystems around the world. Places like Melbourne are investing heavily in entrepreneurs to lead their next-generation economy. The Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) 2023 will deliver live sessions featuring the latest, best-in-class programming and research and provide an opportunity to connect and stay apprised of new ideas, insights and developments.
Date: 19-22 September 2023
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) - Go Global Export Program

Trade & Investment Queensland  (TIQ) - Go Global Export Program
ASTN General Manager Cam Vale was invited to attend the Queensland Government Sports Tech roundtable on Thursday 27th July in Brisbane. Led by the Treasurer and Minister for Trade, the Hon Mr Cameron Dick and the Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport, and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement, the Hon. Stirling Hinchliffe MP., the ASTN and select members from the sports technology community heard more from Queensland Government on the future opportunities for sports technology in Queensland.

Organiser: Trade Investment Queensland

Date: Applications close on 11 September 2023.

ASTN Panel Discussion - Women in Sportstech

ASTN Panel Discussion - Women in Sportstech
The ASTN will be holding a panel discussion in Brisbane as part of Australia Sports Innovation Week on Friday 1 September from 10.00am-12.30pm.
Date: Friday 1 September 2023
Time: 10am-12.30pm
Venue: The Precinct, Stair Stadium
Address: Level 2, TC Beirne Building, 315 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Australia Sports Tech Startup & Investor Day 2023

Australia Sports Tech Startup & Investor Day 2023
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2023
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM AEST
Venue: The Precinct
Address: Level 2/315 Brunswick St Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

Australia Sport Innovation Week & STWS Conference

Australia Sport Innovation Week & STWS Conference
The 2023 Australia Sports Innovation Week the Southern Hemisphere’s largest and most respected sports technology experience. The Australia Sports Tech Conference sits as the centrepiece of the broader week that runs from Tue 29 Aug – Fri 1 Sep 2023 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Organiser: STWS and ASTN

Date: Tuesday 29 August – Friday 1 September 2023
Venue: Various Locations in Brisbane

Pitch to the Renegades - Sports Innovation

Pitch to the Renegades - Sports Innovation
The ‘Pitch to the Renegades’ concept is a partnership between the Melbourne Renegades (‘Renegades’) cricket team and the Australian Sports Technologies Network (‘ASTN’) to help uncover & promote the next generation of game day, fan engagement, commercial and community engagement innovations.
Date: 25th August 2022

SportX Connect Series: Impact of technology on the Business of Sport

 SportX Connect Series: Impact of technology on the Business of Sport
The Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport is thrilled to bring you the latest SportX Connect event of 2023, with the Executive Chair of the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN), Dr Martin Schlegel.
Date: Tuesday 29 August 2023
Time: 3:30pm-6.00pm
Venue: The Precinct
Address: Level 2, 315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Queensland Esports State Championship Live Finals

Queensland Esports State Championship Live Finals
Experience the thrilling live finals of the Queensland Esports State Championship! Queensland's best Esports drivers and wildcards will battle it out for glory, prizes and the title of champion.
Date: 12 August 2023
Time: 4PM - 6PM (+ Trophy Presentations)
Venue: Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Address: 2 George Street, Brisbane (Room Three Sixty, Y Block, Level 10)

ASTN, CSIRO's Data 61and AIS Webinar - "AI in Sport"

ASTN, CSIRO's Data 61and AIS Webinar -
ASTN continues its Masterclass series 'The Impact of Technology on the Business of Sport'. In collaboration with CSIRO’s Data 61 and Premium Member AIS, ASTN will be holding a webinar “AI in Sport” on 8 August 2023. Panellists include Stuart Morgan (Lead Machine Learning, AI and Data Innovation, AIS), Jon Whittle (Director, Data 61, CSIRO) and Rita Arrigo (Strategic Engagement Manager, CSIRO National AI Centre).
Date: Tuesday 8 August
Time: 1.30pm (AEST)
Venue: Webinar

2023 National Sports & Physical Activity Convention

2023 National Sports & Physical Activity Convention
The most important networking and knowledge sharing event in the sport, recreation, play, fitness, health and wellness industries, the National Sports & Physical Activity Convention (NSC) returns to Melbourne on Thursday 27 – Friday 28 July 2023

Organiser: NSC 2023

Date: 27-28 July 2023
Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Accelerating the Australian Sportstech Ecosystem - Perth Cocktail Event

Accelerating the Australian Sportstech Ecosystem - Perth Cocktail Event
Please join us for an exclusive event in Perth to discuss the ASTN latest Sports Innovation Report for 2023 with a WA focus plus other major announcements. This is an opportunity to hear the latest sportstech news and connect with other key industry leaders.
Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm (Perth timezone)
Venue: Town Hall @ Riff, powered by Spacecubed
Address: 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

The Women in Sport Summit 2023

The Women in Sport Summit 2023
In 2023 the Summit theme ‘Face Your Identity’ will explore the fast-rising theme of brand advocacy as the Women in Sport industry grows, identifying these challenges, uncovering how creating a personal brand is essential for female athletes to continue to foster, grow and create an even playing field for all female athletes across the country in a multi-streamed summit.

Organiser: Ministry of Sport

Date: Tuesday 18 July 2023
Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Venue: QT Hotel Gold Coast, Ballroom Precinct, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Money in Sport Conference

Money in Sport Conference
Uniting leaders and decision-makers from the business of sports for a full day of ideas, insights and networking. Money In Sport events have provided sports professionals an opportunity to network and share ideas across Australia, with events held in most major cities since 2015. The Money In Sport Conference returns to the Gold Coast for 2023, bringing professionals from all sides of sport under one roof.


The sport industry can deliver significant improvements across a wide range of environmental societal and governance measures. Prof Danny Samson, who ASTN teamed up with to form ESG Sports, presented at the Money in Sport to introduce a simple self-assessment and present on more comprehensive ESG implementation across all levels of sport. For further details please also visit https://www.astn.com.au/esg-sports.

Organiser: Money in Sport

Date: Thursday 6 July 2023
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Venue: The Star, Gold Coast

WiST Webinar - Sportstech Careers

WiST Webinar - Sportstech Careers
Please join ASTN and WiST for our Fireside Chat: ‘Sportstech Careers’
Date: Friday, 2 June 2023
Time: 9am-10am (AEST)
Venue: Online Event

Celebrating the Australian sportstech ecosystem in Sydney

Celebrating the Australian sportstech ecosystem in Sydney
On Wednesday 31 May 2023 at QT in Sydney, the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) hosted its members, partners and special guests to launch the latest Sports Innovation Report for 2023 with a special spotlight on NSW.

Organiser: ASTN

Date: 31 May 2023
Venue: QT in Sydney

ASTN 2023 Member Event in Melbourne

ASTN 2023 Member Event in Melbourne
On Wednesday 24 May 2023, the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) hosted its members, partners and special guests to launch the latest Sports Innovation Report for 2023, revealing that Australia’s sportstech sector is now worth A$4.25 billion.

Organiser: ASTN

Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2023
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: Launchpad (Evolve Building)
Address: 132 Cremorne Street, Cremorne VIC 3121

WiST Fireside Chat Webinar “Culture Matters”

WiST Fireside Chat Webinar  “Culture Matters”
DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) focused webinar featuring CEO’s and leaders in the business who are walking the walk in terms of changing their ratio and building inclusive cultures. Moderator: Marilou McFarlane (She/Her), WiST Founder & CEO. Panelists: Alysse Soll (She/Her), CEO Advisory at Underdog Venture Team; Alex Miles (He/Him), CEO/Founder of Breakthru; Jarvis Sam (He/Him), Founder/CEO, The Rainbow Disruption.

Organiser: ASTN & WiST

Date: Wednesday 22 March 2023
Time: 9am-10am (AEDT)
Venue: Online Event