Join us at the 6th Impulse Summit
09. – 10.11.2023, St. Gallen
The Impulse Summit is an interactive and independent conference with the purpose to fuel the sports business industry with new impulses.
We aim to create a platform for dialogue at the interface of sport, business, politics, culture, and science, representing relevant industry topics by reflecting the voice of the next generation and senior industry experts.
This year’s Impulse Summit will be no different and only further built on the learnings, hereby, ensuring a continuity of the knowledge exchange.
Meet the next Generation.
By participating as one of 200 industry leaders throughout the Impulse Summit in the SQUARE at the University of St.Gallen (HSG), you will access profound knowledge and expertise from peers, combined with the academic background and perspectives of selected student talents.
Our unique two-day conference allows you to openly discuss specific topics from your field of expertise, attend other industry professionals’ sessions and exchange ideas with the next generation. The private atmosphere ensures an eye-level exchange between peers and students to gain insights and make connections within the sports business network.
Business of Emotions
Under this year’s guiding topic #businessofemotions, the 6th edition of the Impulse Summit will take place on November 9th and 10th , challenging industry stakeholders to consider the uniqueness of an industry driven by emotions.
We invite 60 young innovative minds to critically question the status quo and challenge the experts. It is about collectively learning, reassessing and gaining new perspectives.
Join the Impulse Summit as an expert to collaborate with other leading personalities from in and around the sports business industry to set valuable impulses for change.
Impulse Summit, Day I & Expert Dinner
Engage yourself in discussions on the first conference day and take part in an exclusive dinner together with other experts, speakers, partners and Global Talents.
Impulse Summit, Day II & Afterparty
On the second day of the conference create further impulses for the sports business industry and conclude the conference with us in the early afternoon. In the evening, our afterparty invites for extending your stay for one more night.
What Industry Leaders say
The digital platform for sports, business & the next generation
Pitch your vision
The start-up selection offers a unique opportunity to pitch your start-up in front of a selected jury of industry experts.
By addressing a pre-selected research question, the participating start-up’s present their solution-oriented approach.
With SportsTechX as a partner, we provide a platform for start-up’s to connect with investors and other industry professionals.
How it works
In close collaboration we deliberately chose a jury composed of industry experts, topics that are based on prevailing industry developments and a suitable integration into the Summit. The competition aims to diversify the Summit participant pool and serve as an inspiration for the next generation.
What you can win
The winning Start-Up receives an invitation to the Impulse Summit on November 9th and 10th, 2023 in St. Gallen. In a predefined session their approach to setting new impulses for change in the sports industry is shared and discussed.
The Idea behind
The Impulse Start-Up competition was introduced to give upcoming sports industry entrepreneurs a platform to demonstrate their unique ideas and innovative thinking. The Impulse Network brings in the proficiency from one of the leading business schools in Europe that has produced successful start-ups like N26, wefox and VIU. The backbone and practical industry knowledge is provided by the #1 source for data and insights about SportsTech startups and the surrounding ecosystem – SportsTechX. In close collaboration we deliberately chose a jury composed of industry experts, topics that are based on prevailing industry developments and a suitable integration into the Summit. The competition aims to diversify the Summit participant pool and serve as an inspiration for the next generation.
Applications for 2023 closed
Learn more about our fellowship program and schedule a meeting to discuss collaboration.
We always welcome any kind of questions about our partnerships, the Summit or the initiative. Do not hesitate to contact us anytime.