Seminar: Technology in Leisure – 16th May 2018

16 May 2018
18:30 - 21:00 Address: Blake Morgan LLP, 6 New Street Square, London EC4A 3DJ Sponsored by :

Technology is disrupting sectors across the economy – leisure is soon to start feeling the impact. This essential overview for landlords, developers, investors and agents on what’s happening in the tech side of the sector was an excellent briefing on the subject.

We had a fantastic speaker line up featuring a number of businesses at the forefront of this fast moving area including thought-leaders and operators, sharing case studies and current trends in how technology is being used.

The speakers included senior people from Belong, the virtual reality operator run by Game, one of the UK’s leading high-street brands, and also seeper, who use technology to assist leisure operators excite and attract customers. Katapult, a leading UK media/tech consultancy will outline the latest trends and how tech is changing the leisure world.

Our chair for this seminar was Faisal Butt. He is an entrepreneur and investor who created Pi-Labs, the UK’s leading prop-tech start-up hub . His investment focus has a recurring theme in property and property related technology. Key property technology investments include emoov, one of the UK’s leading online estate agents, Trussle, the UK’s first digital mortgage advisor, and Hubble, an online office space marketplace.

Technology is set to change our working lives but also our leisure time. This review of how technology will affect the leisure sector helped our members understand the changes as well as offered them the opportunity to meet new operators using tech to promote leisure sites, and opening leisure units with a tech theme.


Registration from 6pm

Speakers presentations from 6.35pm

Q&A with our panel from 7.45pm

Networking and refreshments from 8pm

Andy Dopson - Game Digital - Belong

Name: Faisal Butt - Chair
Title: Entrepreneur & Investor
Company: Spire Ventures / Pi Labs
Name: Ed Daly
Title: Managing Director
Company: seeper
Name: Phil Higgins
Title: Co Founder
Company: Katapult
Name: Kelly Herrick
Title: Growth Director
Company: Katapult
Name: Mark Bowles
Title: Head of Property & Facilities
Company: GAME Retail
Name: Andy Dopson
Title: Head Of Esports & Belong
Company: GAME Digital