Planet Sport inspire next generation with Digital Sport North

Planet Sport are proud sponsors of sports and tech community Digital Sport North. The network operates at the intersection of technology and sport, drawing upon the North of England’s best talent to connect and inspire likeminded people and businesses in the region.

In the latest event, Digital Sport North (DSN) presented an evening focussed on inspiring the next generation of sport and tech leaders. They brought together a wealth of talented speakers from some of the sports industry’s biggest names.

Hosted at Leeds Beckett University’s multi-million-pound School of Art, DSN connected sports and tech aspirants the very start of their careers with accomplished business leaders.

Event attendees gather at Digital Sport North to enjoy a drink.

Inspiring panel

The panel of inspiring guests comprised of notable Leeds Beckett University graduates.The panel representing industry-leading names such as: Fanatics, FIFA, Rezzil, Hull City FC, Bradford City AFC, and Sky Sports.

Joe Mirtaheri, Danika Prime and Steve Feekins chat on a blue sofa.
Joe Mirtaheri, Fanatics (left) Danika Priim, BBC, Sky, Ch4 (centre) Steve Feekins, FIFA (right)

Michael Parsons talks into a microphone while Andrew Clark and Ethan Pickering listen.Michael Parsons, Rezzil (left), Andrew Clark, Hull City (centre), Ethan Pickering, Bradford City (right)

Planet Sport are proud champions of opportunity and careers for everyone seeking to work in the exciting world of sport. Sponsoring Digital Sport North events enables us to connect and collaborate with the industry’s most talented people, from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Get involved with Digital Sport North today and join the region’s thriving sport-tech community.