Sport Meets Business Event 10th May

The Pre-Event of Nordic Football Conference 2022

football – THE BIGGEST SPORT IN THE WORLD – MEETS BUSINESS

WHERE? AT THE STARTUP FACTORY, KYMPINKATU 3C, JYVÄSKYLÄ OR VIA ONLINE STREAM
WHEN? 10.5.2022 FROM 10:30-15:30


Welcome to Sport Meets Business Pre-Event! The event brings together people from various sectors such as business, finance, and sport to showcase the impact of sport. First and foremost, everyone has one thing in common – the love for sports.

The event is the pre-event of Nordic Football Conference, which takes place 11-12th May. The 1st Nordic Football Conference provides a platform for football practitioners, researchers, and students to connect with each other, and share latest academic research as well as evidence-based best practices. Check the conference program and register below to both events:

Watch the recording here!

Speakers & Panelists

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TOM NEVANPÄÄ
Chairman of the Regional Parliament, FAF & Chairman of JJK

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AILA AHONEN
Senior Lecturer, Sport Business by JAMK

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JUAN FUENTES FERNANDEZ
Nordics Delegate, La Liga

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MIKKO HUHTINIEMI
Development Manager, Faculty of Sport & Health, University of Jyväskylä

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JOHANNA IHALAINEN
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Sport & Health, University of Jyväskylä

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TIINA HOFFMAN
Master Trainer, Firstbeat

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OLLI RUNDGREN
CEO, Psyon Games

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PÄIVI JUOLAHTI
Head of Marketing, Harvia

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SAGA FORSS
Investor-Entrepreneur, Member of FiBAN

Program

10:30 REGISTRATION OPENS: Morning coffee & meet the hosts

11:45 WELCOMING WORDS BY ORGANIZERS, Anne Sandelin City of Jyväskylä

12:00 SOCIAL IMPACT OF FOOTBALL IN THE COMMUNITY, Tom Nevanpää, FAF & JJK

12:20 PANEL DISCUSSION: Knowledge management in Sport
Aila Ahonen, JAMK
Mikko Huhtiniemi, JYU
Johanna Ihalainen, JYU

13:00 SOCIAL IMPACT OF LA LIGA, Juan Fuentes Fernandez, Delegate to the Nordics, La Liga

13:30 NETWORKING LUNCH, 45 minutes

14:15 COMPANY SHOWCASES: What kind of solutions are available to service better performance and results?
Firstbeat, Psyon Games & Harvia

15:00 GROWTH SHOWCASE: Why to invest in health & wellbeing? Saga Forss, Investor-Entrepreneur, Member of FiBAN

15:30 NETWORKING
Closing of the event at 4pm.

THE IMPACT OF FOOTBALL AND BUSINESS

Football touches millions of people in various ways. The Sport Meets Business event lifts the much-discussed social impact of sports and football business, represents the solutions for optimal performance and focuses on the discussion of responsible sports business.

About registration & stream

Live event is fully booked – but registration to the stream is open until May 8!

Participation in the Sport meets Business event is free of charge.

Registration for the pre-event and the conference is done via the same form.

ABOUT THE STREAM

Everyone registered to the event, will receive an invitation to the online event space @Howspace.

ABOUT THE LIVE EVENT

The live event in Jyväskylä is fully booked!

About the COVID-19 pandemic situation: We are constantly following the situation. Please find the latest updates in Finland from here and information with regards to travelling from here.

EVENT PARTNER

FIRSTBEAT TECHNOLOGIES

Firstbeat is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports and well-being. We transform heartbeat data into personalized information on exercise, stress and recovery. Hundreds of elite sports teams, wellness professionals, and millions of consumers worldwide trust Firstbeat to enhance performance and well-being.

Firstbeat – trusted by professionals

Pitching at the event

Psyon Games fuses science and games to change the world for the better. Currently our recipe for meaningful entertainment is bringing a revolution to digital healthcare and awareness services.

https://psyongames.com/

HEALING WITH HEAT – Our passion is to share the healing heat of sauna with the world and make it accessible for all to experience Relaxing Moments and Natural Wellbeing.

https://www.harvia.com/en/

Organizers

Questions? Send us a message!

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