Sports and Leisure Visitors

30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

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30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing in Sports and Leisure

Sports and Leisure

Sports and leisure engineering is a field that focuses on the design, development, and maintenance of equipment and facilities used in sports and leisure activities. This includes the design of athletic gear such as shoes, balls, and clothing and the development of sports equipment such as bicycles, golf clubs, and tennis rackets. Leisure engineering involves the design of facilities such as amusement parks, water parks, and recreational centres.  Sports and leisure engineers also work on the development of artificial turf, lighting systems, and seating arrangements in sports stadiums and arenas. 

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Sports and Leisure: An overview

Sports and Leisure sector holds immense importance in today’s society, as it directly impacts the quality and safety of sports and leisure activities. By focusing on the design and development of equipment and facilities, sports and leisure engineers contribute to enhancing performance, minimizing the risk of injuries, and providing enjoyable experiences for athletes and enthusiasts alike.

Their contributions extend to the development of sports equipment, where advancements in materials, aerodynamics, and ergonomics can make a significant difference in athletes’ abilities to excel in their respective disciplines.

Moreover, leisure engineers are instrumental in designing facilities that offer immersive and thrilling experiences, ensuring that individuals can engage in recreational activities in a safe and enjoyable environment. By integrating principles from various engineering disciplines, sports and leisure engineers shape the future of sports and leisure, constantly pushing the boundaries to create innovative solutions that elevate the overall experience for participants and spectators alike.

Why attend?


Discover the cutting-edge materials, ergonomic designs, and advanced technologies that contribute to athletes’ success and safety. Dive into the world of biomechanics, aerodynamics, and materials science, understanding how these disciplines shape the equipment used in various sports.


Witness how advancements in technology are reshaping the landscape of sports, from virtual reality training to smart wearables that monitor and enhance performance. Explore the world of sustainable design and eco-friendly solutions in leisure engineering, ensuring that recreational facilities are built with a focus on environmental preservation.


Network with industry leaders who are at the forefront of designing cutting-edge sports equipment and creating immersive leisure experiences. By joining this global community, you’ll be part of shaping the future of sports and leisure, contributing to the development of safer, more enjoyable, and sustainable activities.

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