Where Sports and Business meet the next Generation.
6th Impulse Summit: 9th - 10th of November 2023
In our interactive platform, we regularly unite more than 250 leaders from in and around the industry with 60 selected Global Talents. Our Global Talents are invited to Switzerland for a 5-day program ending with the Impulse Summit, in which our experts and Global Talents challenge the status quo of the sports industry in interactive formats.
As always, we aim to create a platform for intergenerational, international, and interdisciplinary dialogue, where participants can exchange ideas, share experiences, and create meaningful connections.
Invited Students (Global Talents)
Not your regular sports business conference.
The Impulse Summit 2023: An intergenerational event at heart.
Apply as a Global Talent and set impulses for change.
Become a Global Talent and engage with experienced sports industry professionals while interacting with international students in an array of exciting formats. The Impulse Summit 2023 is your gateway to staying ahead of the game by learning about the latest challenges and trends in the dynamic sports industry.
Join as a Professional, collaborate & be challenged.
By participating as one of 200 industry leaders, you will access profound knowledge and expertise from peers, combined with the academic background and perspectives of selected talents. Our unique conference allows you to openly discuss topics from your field of expertise, attend other professionals’ sessions and exchange ideas with the next generation.
Engage as a Partner and enable intergenerational dialogue.
A strong partner network of companies, public institutions, and private contributors serves as the backbone enabler for our initiative and its activities. With your support and valuable inputs we aim to set new impulses within the sports business industry and your organisation.
What participants say
«Business of Emotions»
Experience this year's topic through our content-platforms.
Under the guiding topic #businessofemotions of this year's Impulse Summit, the 6th edition of the conference will take place at the University of St.Gallen (SQUARE), challenging industry stakeholders to consider the uniqueness of an industry driven by emotions.
Business Innovation & Digitalization
For unique and valuable insights to promote digitalization and new business models in the industry.
Society & Social Responsibility
For exceptional perspectives on societal issues to shape the future of social responsibilitx in sport.
Politics & Governance
For a holistic outlook on existing structures in order to create future-oriented solutions.
Intergenerational Dialogue at heart.
Thought leaders from politics, business, civil society and academia within and beyond the sports industry.
The Swiss sports landscape with all stakeholders from public offices to top athletes.
International students with backgrounds in economics, sports, law, engineering and social studies.
University of St. Gallen students from all levels of study with different backgrounds and goals and thereby added value for the initiative.
Join as an expert Become a Global Talent
The Federal Office of Sports (BASPO)
The Federal Office of Sports is the Swiss federal government’s centre for expertise in sports. Its mission is to promote sports and exercise in all age groups and at all levels across Switzerland, its cantons and regions. It creates optimum conditions for active participation in sports and exercise that go beyond social and cultural boundaries.
As the Impulse Summit’s Co-Organisator, the Federal Office of Sports promotes the intergenerational dialogue in and around the sports industry. Through strategic advisory, feedback and content-driven inputs, the Federal Office of Sports further strengthens the initiative’s sustainable development and the conference’s unique format.
Selection of past Speakers
Reach out to learn more
Whether you are an expert, a student, or a young professional, if you are interested in joining the Impulse Summit, do not hesitate to contact us. Use our Join us section for specific applications.
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