PT SportSuite is delighted to announce that our digital partnership with Bristol Sport and Bristol Sport Foundation has been recognised with two shortlistings at the 2021 Sport Technology Awards – in the Partnership of the Year and Technology for Good categories respectively!
These shortlistings celebrate a digital collaboration aimed at creating sustainable digital communities across Bristol’s three brands – Bristol City, Bears and Flyers – and empowering Bristol Sport’s Foundation to increase community programmes that help people live active, healthy, happy lives via digital technology.
The Sports Technology Awards is a unique celebration of technology-led innovation across sport globally
Thus far, PT SportSuite have rolled out technology solutions that have transformed Bristol Sport’s media capabilities across mobile media collection and workflow, digital asset management, fan engagement apps and video OTT.
Now recognised as an international mark of excellence, the Sports Technology Awards is a unique celebration of technology-led innovation across sport globally. Founded in 2014, the Awards now in the eighth cycle were the world’s first celebration of the influential technology in the sports sector.
The judges, which featured tech visionaries, sports business leaders and current and former international athletes, including Alistair Brownlee, Darren Gough and Eoin Morgan, faced a more challenging time than usual with over half the 19 categories resulting in a tie, often involving up to four entries vying for top place.
Bristol Sport group head of communications Lisa Knights says: “This partnership has seen us develop a new way of working and a complete overhaul of our digital media ecosystem.
“This partnership has enabled the team to give our fans greater access to unique content and to drive stronger commercial values from our digital content” – Lisa Knights, Bristol Sport group head of communications
“Through working with PT SportSuite we have implemented a digital infrastructure which has given our sporting group the means to operate like a modern media house. It’s enabled the team to operate more efficiently and protect our video data better, to give our fans greater access to unique content and to drive stronger commercial values from our digital content.”
PT SportSuite CEO Rich Cheary says: “We wanted to give sports organisations a complete digital platform offering that would drastically enhance their digital processes and capabilities,” says. “Bristol Sport and Bristol Sport Foundation have been the perfect partners for us as we share a similar mindset of doing things differently.
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