Applications for the prestigious NextGen Sports Industry The program officially opened for 2022, offering the industry’s top emerging talent the opportunity to join the industry’s leading professional development program and most prestigious alumni network.
As we emerge from one of the most difficult times in the sports industry, new leaders have been thrown into the spotlight. With the return of live sport and stadiums filling up, the next generation of sports leaders are forging an exciting new landscape – more inclusive, creative and diverse than ever before.
Sport Industry NextGen is there to support them.
Applications will remain open until Thursday October 28 and can be submitted HERE.
Alex Coulson, CEO of the Sports Industry Group noted:
“More and more, Sport Industry NextGen has become a window to our industry – to the kind of thinking, character and personality that will shape the future of sport – and this year will be no different. Our alumni are some of the most influential in sport and together they are shaping a new landscape for our industry. I am – as always – immensely proud of the work we do with our leaders and the anticipation is now building to create our 2022 cohort.
“We strongly believe in giving a platform to the best – regardless of age or background – and that’s why we get such a brilliant group of participants every year. I know that we will have hundreds and hundreds of very impressive candidates again, it is a real privilege to get to know and work with the last selected cohort. “
Launched by Sport Industry Group in 2015, Sport Industry NextGen is the premier development program for professionals aged 30 and under in the sports industry – identifying the leaders of tomorrow, rewarding their potential and cultivating their talent.
The network now has more than 170 alumni, whose influence, power and creativity on a global scale grows each year.
This prestigious program offers the best emerging talents a one-year training Leadership package which includes team building activities, extensive networking and exclusive training opportunities giving them direct access to some of the brightest minds in sport and business for interactive best practice, learning and leadership sessions .
All of this, in addition to the powerful and enduring network that leaders together form, make Sport Industry NextGen the industry’s leading development program.