Where Sports Tech Comes to Life

Be a part of the industry’s technology transformation. Join SportsPro to network, learn and engage with your next sports tech partner.

Read on to find out more about Ignition’s tech directory and Innovation Competition. 

LATEST NEWS: Register now to catch up on demand and discover the latest sports tech innovations, strategies, case studies, presentations, and more in our immersive platform. If you are already registered, head straight to Swapcard

2023 Speakers Include...

Chris Marinak

Chief Operations & Strategy Officer, MLB

Georgia Sapounas

Senior Director Digital Products, Cleveland Cavaliers

Meredith McPherron

CEO & Managing Partner, DRIVE by DraftKings

Scott Gutterman

SVP, Digital Operations, The PGA Tour

What Is Ignition?

Ignition unites sports and technology.

At its core, Ignition is a platform for the creative and tech-enabled disruptors driving the future of sports business. It’s the meeting place of the sports industry’s most transformative tech in an energetic, experiential, and visual hub that’s buzzing with start-up electricity and supported by the industry’s tech giants.

Ignition 2023 took place on the 8th February, exploring the most cutting-edge advancements and innovations in sports tech. Register now to watch sessions you may have missed on demand. Registered users will benefit from access to our ecosystem of 300+ Tech Directory Listings, it’s the largest and most up to date sports network of its kind where you can find tech disruptors, new contacts and future partners.

2023 Winner

Innovation Competition

The Ignition Innovation Competition celebrates the next generation of entrepreneurs and startup founders actively changing the world of fan and business innovation in sports.  
Our 2023 shortlist had the opportunity to pitch their entries at SportsPro Live, where our winner was revealed!


Our content hub of tech demonstrations, case studies, and keynote speakers covers the pressing issues of today and uncovers the solutions of tomorrow across the sports tech ecosystem.

Big & small tech companies



Broadcasters & platforms



Who is ignition for?

Ignition is the meeting place of sports technology innovators.
Whether you’re a stealth mode startup looking to validate your idea, a burgeoning scaleup ready to go to the next level, a rights holder exploring monetisation or tech-enabled solutions, or an investor searching for your latest investment, Ignition is your destination. 

Why you should be involved

The future of your business begins today.
Ignition is a virtual event and a platform designed to connect startups, scaleups, right holders and investors with innovation. The tech directory listing and innovation competition provide additional opportunities to be featured in front of prominent sports executives. 

Global sports tech content hub

Lead & Business Development generation

Curated video content

Direct masterclass sessions