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Federation of Irish Sport Welcomes Technology Ireland DIGITAL Skillnet as Proud Sponsor of ‘Best Sports Business of the Year Award’ 2024

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The Federation of Irish Sport is thrilled to announce a partnership with Technology Ireland DIGITAL Skillnet, who will sponsor the award for ‘Best Sports Business of the Year’, at the 2024 Irish Sport Industry Awards. This award recognises sustained excellence by an established sport business on the island of Ireland that has delivered innovation, growth and leadership in the industry by creating a product or service which is truly original, pushing boundaries and addressing a gap in the market. Previous winners of the award have included: Irish American Events Ltd who host the hugely successful Aer Lingus College Football Classic and STATSports one of the world’s leading suppliers of player tracking and analysis equipment.


Technology Ireland DIGITAL Skillnet is the National Training Network for the Technology sector in Ireland. Their goal is to deliver on their mission of building the capabilities needed to realise digital ambitions.


They are committed to developing SportsTech talent and providing an opportunity for career elevation through cutting edge SportsTech courses.

DS LogoTechnology Ireland DIGITAL Skillnet is proud to announce the launch of their range of SportsTech courses, tailored to meet the soaring demands of the global sports technology sector. Their Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Analytics, Technology, and Innovation, delivered in collaboration with Technological University Dublin, is designed to equip professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in this dynamic field. Whether you’re a developer, analyst, former athlete, sports manager, administrator, or tech entrepreneur, our comprehensive program caters to individuals from diverse backgrounds.


The Sports tech industry is valued at €650 billion annually and projected to grow by 20% each year until 2030. The Federation of Irish Sport welcomes this partnership and is excited to provide this opportunity for members to invest in their future.


If your organisation would like to explore how to access our programmes, and access funding for your training needs, please reach out to DIGITAL Skillnet by emailing: [javascript protected email address] or visit our SportsTech pages.