Exhibitors are hand picked according to their leading edge media, commercial or technology services to sport and are invited to showcase their services to over 1500 delegates attending the Leaders Sports Summit. Here is a selection of the 2012 exhibitors:
We are a strategic design consultancy specialising in retail and leisure. In a challenging world we uncover the simple truths that make a real difference. We drive change through creativity, designing meaningful experiences your customers will remember forever. We deliver results and proven success.
AFL delivers creative, dynamic and striking design solutions with high quality functionality, ensuring that the buildings designs are not only compelling, but fully address the client’s needs. AFL is as passionate about shaping the built form and the environment, as it is about maintaining a commercial focus. The Practice has established itself as one of the UK’s leading sports designers with a worldwide client base. We offer further areas of expertise including Healthcare, Urban Regeneration and Residential Development, Education, Commercial and Interior Design. The diversity of our experience and our commitment to excellence offers a flexible and ambitious approach to each of our clients, illustrated by our portfolio of exciting and successfully delivered projects. With a diverse and growing client base, including many international football and sports teams, AFL is currently working on projects in Europe, the Middle East, South America and Africa, following the successful delivery of Peter Mokaba Stadium, one of the 2010 World Cup Venues.
Atlas Premium Brands (‘APB’) is a business dedicated to the distribution of branded digital media content to consumers through mobile telecoms networks and the Internet. The company operates internationally and is currently focusing on the football media market. It has secured rights of individual players within the premiership league and we have contracts for certain territorial digital media rights signed with Chelsea and several other high-profile football clubs. Building on its content distribution platform, APB is developing its own B2C channels; Mobile network sports portal (branded ‘Sports Locker’) and Mobile network TV channel (branded ‘Sports Locker TV’).
Autochart LLC was formed in 2000 when Karen and Fernando Vincenzini in response to the need for a new officiating technology that would collect in real time, the most complete horse racing performance statistics automatically. Autochart’s patented technology wirelessly times each horse at each section (point of call) with millisecond precision and is a US Racing Commission licensed SECTIONAL TIMING, CHART DATA and PHOTOFINISH provider. Autochart’s solar powered, wireless and portable solution also captures the speed and trip information for every horse in a race. Autochart also provides a proprietary TV graphics component to display all the system’s real time data such as our FULL FIELD RUNNING ORDER with margins.
When a sports fan goes to a game, it’s not all about the game anymore. With Avid InGame®, our complete sports marketing solution, sports marketing production groups can leverage a wide array of promotional vehicles to create rich, compelling fan experiences, build strong, compelling franchise brands, and generate strong incremental revenues. Continuing to revolutionize the digital audio and video industry, Avid has earned top Oscar®, Grammy®, and Emmy®. awards by helping our customers create compelling work, gain the recognition they deserve, and build many of the world’s most competitive businesses. Whatever you can imagine, Avid can help you achieve.
d3 is a UK-based AV solutions company with a wealth of industry experience and knowledge. With a proven track record throughout the UK of managing and delivering high quality, advanced audio visual and pro-audio systems, d3 takes pride in providing effective and reliable communications solutions with honesty, integrity and excellence. d3 designs and delivers high-performance solutions for top-flight sporting environments, responding creatively to the specific needs of operational, commercial and coaching departments. d3 offers a bespoke design and consultancy service for individual projects and holistic strategies. Recent projects include Manchester United, The Millennium Stadium and the Silverstone F1 Auditorium.
Erreà Sport, are one of the world’s most innovative teamwear manufacturers and are able to boast cutting edge fabrics such as the Ti-Energy range of nano-technology clothing, the renowned 3DWear technical underwear line and the prestigious Oeko-Tex 100 certification which guarantees that garments do not contain any harmful chemicals. Erreà are the only major manufacturer producing goods in their own EU based factories and, with all garments being designed at the company headquarters in Parma, Italy, Erreà are able to control every stage of production from thread selection to finished garments and thereby provide a quality of product and a level of service to clients which are second to none. In addition to thousands of clubs from grass roots sport and up, those clients include over 300 carefully selected professional clubs and associations from the worlds of football, rugby, volleyball, basketball and beyond.
If it’s football, it has to be Eurovision. Your indispensable partner. International federations and national leagues around the world put their trust in Eurovision to deliver their prestige live events and help them maximise their global audiences. Seamlessly, reliably and cost-effectively. Eurovision. When it has to be right, we’re right there.
Garland Partners Limited are experts in providing the technical solutions needed to stream your exclusive content live to fans and stakeholders alike. Whether it’s giving your audience a behind-the-scenes look, providing match-day coverage, or showcasing player, staff and fan interviews, we can get you started quickly and effectively. The technology we provide contributes to live coverage of many major sporting events, including the FIFA World Cup, European Football Championships, 2012 Olympics and The Open Golf Championship. We already work with several leading football clubs to enhance their live media coverage. Talk with us to discover how your projects will benefit from our commitment to first-class service, and partnerships with the world’s leading technology suppliers, including LiveU and Teracue.
LogoPaint is the leading and world’s largest supplier of 3D Signs to sport events worldwide. LogoPaint is formed out of a merger between the London-based company Three-D-Signs ltd and the Danish LogoPaint A/S. The two companies are the original inventors and pioneers of the 3D signage business, providing for nearly all of the major sponsors and governing bodies all over the world in i.e. cricket, football rugby, tennis, table tennis, ice hockey, basketball, volleyball, motorsport, handball, speedway and futsal. 3D Signs is a patented product that makes 2D images of sponsor logos appear 3D when viewed on TV, i.e. what is in reality a flat product either laid or painted on the ground appears on TV to be a standing-up sign.
Jumbuck social media solution for sport creates new, and unique, fan/hero engagement opportunities for mobile and web. It’s Heroes™ Solution presents compelling, but safe, social media content from the stars themselves, creating engrossing celebrity and user generated content. Most importantly, Jumbuck’s moderation protects the reputation and brand worth, or stars, businesses, and their sponsors. The result is uniquely managed social media content, deeper fan engagement, increased traffic, and business value for franchise owners and their sponsors – all without risk of the dreaded social media gaffes! Our expertise in mobile deployment, low start-up costs, accelerate time-to-market, and enable incremental revenue generating opportunities.
McKenzie Clark is recognised as one of the leading companies in the signage and visual branding sector. Established some fifty years ago it has grown into a dynamic, award winning business specialising in providing a turn-key implementation service including project management, in-house production of key works, distribution, delivery, installation and finally ethical disposal including recycling. McKenzie Clark is leading the research for environmental and sustainable display solutions and is ISO14001 registered. Recent projects include a major exterior branding project at the Emirates Stadium in London, a 5Km graphical hoarding surrounding the London 2012 Olympic site and stadium branding for the Special Olympics at the Walker Stadium and The Rose Bowl. The business works directly with end clients and partner’s creative consultancies to ensure the most innovative and cost-effective result is attained. Based in London, McKenzie Clark works on International projects using an established network of partners based in 17 countries around the World.
As hospitality and retail become ever more crucial to a club’s sales revenues and profitability, having the right technology in place becomes essential. MICROS offers integrated solutions to help you maximise revenues and deliver great service to your fans. Integrated e-commerce, mobile, and in-store retail systems allow you to sell merchandise across multiple channels, on match days and to fans across the globe. Powerful point-of-sale systems and reservation software, used by customers including Wembley and Emirates Stadium, include support for inventory management, cashless payment, near real-time reporting, and much more, all flexible enough to meet the needs of corporate boxes, concession outlets, bars, restaurants, and kitchens.
Orad Hi-Tec systems is a world leading provider of solutions for Sports coverage across all types of media. With solutions for stadium playback, performance analysis, archive management and logging, through to presenting stats with 3D animated graphics, Orad provides a complete tool kit for sports production. From Brazil to China, from the USA to Russia, Orad’s solutions are used on a daily basis by sports broadcasters worldwide.
SIS works with rights holders, broadcasters and bookmakers, and offers creative, innovative and reliable end-to-end production, delivery and storage solutions for video and data. SIS fulfills all elements of broadcast and digital media production; it is the largest supplier of OB and satellite services in Europe; and has just launched a brand new teleport facility at MediaCityUK. These impressive facilities support more than 100,000 hours of live broadcasts every year and, in bookmaking, SIS delivers multiple channels of live racing, data and commentary from racecourses and dog tracks in the UK, Ireland and across the world. SIS serves in-depth football data and is at the forefront of producing virtual content, numbers and lottery games.
Sony is setting the standard for global live 3D broadcast with our 3D broadcast workflow and solutions revolutionising sports coverage. Since the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Sony has continued to set the standard with further innovation at major sporting events, including the Ryder Cup and the 125th Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. 3D is just part of the picture and we are always looking to deliver new innovative solutions. Our ability to process multiple HD camera feeds and track players in real time is the key to a new range of products being developed that will dramatically change the way we are able to broadcast sporting events and enhance performance coaching at club level. If this sounds interesting, come to our stand to see the next generation audio-visual solutions that could transform your teams potential.
StreamUK is a market leading online media and streaming specialist. With its HQ in London, StreamUK also holds offices in Manchester’s Media City, Madrid and Rome. Since 2011, StreamUK’s online video platform StreamMP has become the chosen online video solution for a number of high profile sports organisations, including Liverpool FC. This year Liverpool FC announced that the new online video offering is now ‘the most successful [online video] subscription service of any football club in the world.’ StreamUK also provide solutions for a huge variety of webcasting and live streaming events. Last year, StreamUK provided online media solutions for over 120 live events.
Supponor Systems provides clubs, federations, right holders and agencies a unique solution to extract value from their marketing rights portfolio. Supponor DBRLive – technology turns the static physical perimeter ads into dynamic content inventory enabling new revenue sources. DBRLive works real-time and on post-production and it can be utilised on all delivery channels in multiple markets and for all target groups. Visit our Stand number 25 for more information.
Ticketmaster is a market leader in online ticket purchasing. Ticketmaster proudly lists amongst its clients some of the world’s greatest sporting organisations, hosting the most prestigious events in sport. For many of these clients, we provide marketing support, CRM and database management, software solutions, access control technology, consultancy, project management, retail and full project solutions. We work closely with the event organisers and ticketing teams to deliver a unified, cohesive and successful ticketing strategy, focused on consumer satisfaction, maximum sales revenue and innovative technology.
Tickets.com is a full service provider of integrated ticketing solutions designed to enable sports, entertainment, visitor attraction and arts organisations to sell tickets to consumers under the clients’ own brand. We enable our clients to capture, access and manage consumer data through ticket sales, providing them with a 360 view of buying habits and preferences of their fans and patrons to enhance their marketing efforts. We have always taken great pride in our ability to supply and support our customers with tailored solutions best suited to meet their unique needs. Key to this success is the flexible approach in the way we conduct our business and the level of attention paid to understanding an individual client’s specific requirements.