Leadership package

The Sport Industry NextGen Leaders will receive a Leadership Package filled with experiences, coaching and training throughout the year to help develop their potential. 


Howard Kennedy will be hosting two afternoons of discussion on various issues in law to help equip Sport Industry NextGen Leaders for the challenges ahead. Our sport sector legal experts will be on hand throughout the sessions to share practical advice on spotting legal risks and dealing with them effectively, as well as discussing areas of particular interest. Topics will include commercial contracts, intellectual property, immigration, employment, tax, private wealth and reputation management. The afternoons will include a series of roundtable sessions and panel discussions looking at case studies and shaped around the issues you want to discuss. They will conclude with a drinks reception giving the Sport Industry NextGen Leaders the opportunity to network.


Established exclusively for postgraduate study and research, Loughborough University London combines influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and intellectual innovators to deliver over 30 master’s and PhD programmes in a range of exciting disciplines. The Institute for Sport Business works closely with industry to tackle some of the most pressing issues affecting the business of sport. The Executive Leadership Workshop will provide the 30 Sport Industry NextGen Leaders with the opportunity to explore their own leadership philosophy whilst equipping them with strategies to make informed and ambitious choices throughout their careers. They will be joined by influential leaders in British sport, who will work alongside them to explore some of the opportunities and challenges facing sports leaders of the future.


IDG is a business performance improvement consultancy, focusing on leadership, followership and partnership behaviour. IDG, in association with the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst are offering a unique 24-hour Leadership Experience for the Leaders. They will be introduced to the values based leadership approach which underpins the development of the Army's young leaders of today. Lessons learned are completely transferable into the sport industry. With outdoor and classroom based team problem solving exercises, presentations and discussions on leadership and team behaviour, situated in Sandhurst's stunning environment, the Leaders will take part in a hugely valuable leadership development experience.


Sport Industry Group supports business across the sport sector, bringing the industry together through a series of world-class events, leading editorial content and a genuinely unparalleled network of influential figures from across the British and international sporting landscape. We focus on three key pillars: Share, Connect and Celebrate. The Sport Industry NextGen Leaders will each receive a membership to the Sport Industry Breakfast Club for 2019, the industry’s number one networking event series, with four content-led networking breakfasts over the course of the year. 


All Leaders will receive invitations to exclusive networking opportunities created especially for them, building an elite network that will expand as each subsequent year’s Leaders join the high-level community of rising industry individuals.


The Sport Industry NextGen Leaders meet for the first time at the Development Afternoon, hosted by The Office Group, on the same day as Sport Industry NextGen Unlocked, to meet their fellow Leaders and the Sport Industry NextGen Coaches.