Sport innovation: register for the CHAMP project final conference

For the sport movement, the past two years have been a challenge. The pandemic closed doors of the sport clubs and sport facilities – but the closures also gave us the opportunity to innovate, and finalise the, Erasmus+ co-founded, CHAMP project and its most important outcome – the free online course “How to manage a modern sport club”.

Therefore we would like to invite you to join us at the CHAMP project final conference, which will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 21 October 2021.


The conference will be part of the European Sport Platform 2021. If you wish to attend the CHAMP final conference only, choose Day 1 – CHAMP under “the days you will attend”.


The conference is free of charge.

During the conference we will address and discuss challenges and opportunities in relation to sport, innovation and digitalization. We will also open up for discussions and exchange ideas on how to use the outcomes of the CHAMP project as a way forward for the sports movement!


The deadline for registration is 26 September 2021.


Please click here for more information.




21 October 2021 From 13:30 to 18:00




Courtyard Vilnius City Center,


Rinktines st 3,


Vilnius 09234




Programme of the conference




Registration desk opens


Coffee and croissants served by the registration desk




Welcome and introduction


Stefan Bergh, ENGSO President


Sara Massini, ENGSO Secretary General




Part 1 – How to manage the modern sport club?


CHAMP project team presents results from the project.


Keynote speaker: Teodora Pletosu, KEA European Affairs – Innovative practices in European sports organizations


16:00 Coffee break




Part 2 – Innovation and modernization of the sports movement – ways forward!


Launch of the CHAMP Online course


Keynote speaker: Hisham Shehabi, N3XT Sports – Digitalization and innovation in sports


Panel discussion: CHAMP partners – How can the results from the project support the development of grassroot sports organizations?


18:30 Sum-up and closing


19:00 Mingle with finger foods


Nine project partners from eight different European countries contributed to the development of this project and we are looking forward to see you in Vilnius on the 21 October!

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