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Talent Development Summit 2024

Summit 20
Together we are exploring innovative and data-driven strategies for identifying and developing talent in football. From October 14-16, 2024 in the city of Graz (Austria).
How do clubs manage to identify young talent, develop them efficiently, and successfully integrate them into the first team? How can talent development become a successful model for sporting and economic success? And what role does a modern infrastructure play in this process? Let's talk about it!
Key facts
Essential information about this exclusive event focussing on a central topic in modern football.

All about Talents

The first international summit that is all about developing talent in football. Learn more about innovative approaches in Europe, the USA, China and the Middle East.

Talking development

Keynotes, panel discussions as well as interactive sessions - the Summit is all about content, so that you take home as many new perspectives and insights as possible.

Professional perspectives

Get in-depth insights from well-known experts and industry leaders representing clubs, associations and leagues.

Expand your network

The Summit is an invite-only event with exclusive welcome dinner, and side events in Graz and the picturesque landscape of southern Styria.
Meet the first speakers
Innovative minds from the world of football. The full programme and lineup will be published in the summer.
Tilman Tacke
Jochen Sauer
Martin Říha
More to come
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Summit 22
Summit 21

Register now for the event

We will be addressing essential questions at the “Talent Development Summit” from October 14-16, 2024. Renowned experts from sports and science, from Europe, the USA, and China, will provide deep insights and discuss innovative approaches to talent development. We look forward to a lively exchange that will open new perspectives and demonstrate powerful strategies for clubs, leagues, and associations.

The event location

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Anton Paar Technology Center

The exclusive keynotes and panel discussions will take place on 15 and 16 October 2024 in the event hall at Anton Paar's Technology Centre, which opened in 2023. The location is less than 10 minutes away from Graz Airport on the A9 motorway (Pyhrnautobahn) exit Graz-Webling. Graz Central Station is about 15 minutes away by car.

Talent development experience

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skills.lab Wundschuh

At skills.lab Wundschuh, you can experience first-hand how skills.lab works with players to develop talent. We offer you the opportunity to try out our systems directly and are happy to give you an insight into our work with our partners. Just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange a timeslot.

Welcome dinner (Monday, October 14)

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"Sudhaus", Graz

On 14 October, we invite you to an exclusive welcome dinner at the Resturant "Sudhaus" by Anton Paar. Hand-brewed beer and excellent food can be enjoyed in a noble and pleasant atmosphere. The restaurant is special because of its the show brewery in the middle of the action and - on the other hand, a roof terrace with a breathtaking view and culinary delights.

An evening in the vineyards (Tuesday, October 15)

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"Kogel 3", Leibnitz

Restaurant "Kogel 3" is quietly situated on the Kogelberg in the middle of idyllic vineyards. The refined, traditional cuisine with a modern touch always knows how to inspire. After the first Summit day on 15 October, we invite you to an evening dinner here, where you can review the day and exchange ideas with the other participants in a picturesque setting.
How can I get a ticket for the Summit?
The Talent Development Summit is an invitation-only event. Simply fill out the form and we will get in touch with you.
How much does it cost to attend the Talent Development Summit?
Participation is by invitation after enquiry via the ticket form. The costs for travelling and for accommodation are to be covered by the participant. We will be happy to help you find suitable travel arrangements and can also send you a discounted hotel offer.
Where is the Summit taking place?
The summit will take place from 14 to 16 October in Graz, Austria. The keynotes and panel discussions will take place in the Anton Paar Technology Centre, and there will also be side events, for which there will be a bus transfer for all participants.
In which language will the Summit be held?
The keynotes and panel discussions at the Talent Development Summit will be held entirely in English.
What is the best way to arrive and depart?
You can reach Graz Airport via Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Vienna and Zurich, which is only a ten-minute drive from the Anton Paar Technology Center. Graz Central Station is also only 15 minutes by car from the venue. The address of the venue is Anton-Paar-Straße 20, 8054 Graz. If you opt for our hotel offer, you can easily walk from the hotel to the Anton Paar Technology Center.
Where can I get information about accommodation in Graz?
In the ticket enquiry form you can choose whether you would like to receive information about accommodation or not. If you select Yes, we will send you a personalised offer.
Where can I find the entire Summit programme?
The programme of the summit and the exact schedule will be continuously updated in the coming weeks and published on this page.
Can I become a speaker at the Summit or take part in a panel discussion?
If you would like to become a speaker or are interested in taking part in a panel discussion, simply send us an enquiry to [email protected].
What about food and beverages on site?
All participants will be provided with food and beverages throughout the event. On 14 October, there will be a welcome dinner in the Sudhaus restaurant right next to the Anton Paar Technolgy Center. On 15 October, we also invite you to an exclusive evening in the vineyards in the south of Styria.
How long can I sign up for the Summit?
You can request a ticket for the Summit until 22. September. Simply fill out the contact form and we will get back to you.

Register now for the event

Just fill out the form and we will get back to you.
Summit request
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Any questions?
If you have any questions about the Talent Development Summit, please email us at [email protected].