Sport Industry NextGen

Sport Industry NextGen in partnership with Barclays identifies tomorrow’s leaders, rewards their potential and nurtures their talent.

Tickets are now available for Sport Industry NextGen: A Celebration, taking place at Village Underground on 2nd February 2017. The evening will bring together the rising stars of the industry for a night of networking, education and inspirational talks amongst industry peers. Tickets are limited, so ensure your place HERE

The evening session will introduce the 2017 Sport Industry NextGen Leaders to the industry as a group for the first time. You’ll also hear from the 2016 group, who will recall the lessons they learnt throughout the process, as well as speakers who will share their leadership experiences such as Watford FC captain Troy Deeney, Commonwealth Games Federation CEO David Grevemberg, writer and strategist Alastair Campbell, and communications and brand strategy expert and Sport England board member Kate Bosomworth

The Sport Industry NextGen Leaders for 2017 can be found HERE

Date: Thursday 2nd February 2017

Time: 6:30pm – 11:30pm

Location: Village Underground, Shoreditch, London 

Check out some of the highlights from the 2016 event below:


During an afternoon of networking, workshops and presentations, the Sport Industry NextGen Leaders will go through a series of tasks designed to challenge their opinions and skills. The Development Afternoon will also be attended by the Sport Industry NextGen Coaches, taking place on the day of Sport Industry NextGen: A Celebration. 


Following the development afternoon an evening of celebration will take place at Village Underground on 2nd February 2017, bringing the sport industry together for inspirational and educational talks, to celebrate the Leaders and to network and socialise with some of the sector’s biggest names.


The Sport Industry NextGen Leaders will receive a Leadership Package throughout 2017, providing them with bespoke training in leadership theory and practice and much more.


Sport Industry NextGen aims to discover the rising industry stars, who will receive a dedicated Leadership Package to better equip them for future leadership roles, including a business support package, regular professional networking opportunities and personal development and mentoring. 


If you want to fulfil your potential as a leader of our industry, receive incredible training and development opportunities and build a powerful network of likeminded peers then this is for you.


Entries for 2017 are now closed. Check out the Sport Industry NextGen Leaders here


The focus is on entrants aged 30 years or younger who work within the sport industry and aspire to grow their network, experience and knowledge for responsible leadership. You must enter on your own behalf and be currently based in the UK.