Welcome to the

A Worldwide Industry Tech Ecosystem and Think Tank Focused on Innovation

Reimagining Sports and Entertainment in the Digital Age

To deploy innovative technology which moves the sports and entertainment industry forward in its digital journey while helping organizations drive revenue, provide professional development, maximize security, public health, and safety, and increase physical and digital fan engagement.

Led by the

Xperience Consortium Board of Trustees

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Xperience Consortium Gold Medal Partners

The Board of Trustees serves as the Executive Board of the Xperience Consortium.

TRUSTEE CORPORATE COMMITMENT AND LEADERSHIP

The full Board of Trustees (invitation only) is a Tech Ecosystem of companies who have or will make corporate commitments to the Xperience Consortium.
  • To advocate for innovative digital footprints for closer interaction between fans, artists, teams, venues, sports leagues, and entertainment agencies.
  • To provide the necessary personnel, finances and energy to address challenges in health safety, security, and business operations in sports and entertainment.
  • To assist the deployment of technology for an improved fan experience and to advance the sports and entertainment economy.

Join us as we...

Lead the way In Connecting Sports and Entertainment Organizations With An Ecosystem Of Consortium Members Focused on Technology

Develop new ways to use technology in training and professional development

Identify and Develop Technology Solutions for Industry Challenges – Reimagining Key Services Through Digital Transformation

Transform Interaction in the Fan Experience Ecosystem Between Fans, Artists, Teams, Venues, Sports Leagues and More Through Technology

Conduct Product and Idea Pitches, Roundtables and Showcases To Foster Innovation

INNOVATION AREAS

five main categories:

•  INFRASTRUCTURE 

•  OPERATIONS

•  communications

•  FAN EXPERIENCE

•  MOBILITY

  • Health and Safety
  • Security
  • Cleanliness
  • Wayfinding
  • Concourse Activities
  • Seating Comfort
  • Hospitality
  • Concessions
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Tailgating
  • Sustainability
  • Professional Skilling
  • ESG
  • Media & Gaming
  • Shops & More

”It takes all of us! If we combine the technology and resources of our Xperience Board of Trustee’s executive leadership to steer the establishment and implementation of a global macro sports and entertainment platform combined with our Gold and Silver Partners with innovative thinking across the board – from entrepreneurial ventures and small to mid-sized companies to the larger ones, innovation magic will happen in our midst!” says Dr. Lou Marciani, co-founder of IIFX and the visionary behind the Consortium. “If we work as a group, there is no telling what breakthroughs will emerge.”​

Dr. Lou Marciani

Co-founder of IIFX

“The Xperience Consortium was established to provide a leadership role in connecting sports and entertainment organizations with a larger ecosystem of consortium members.  Our goal isto provide value-added opportunities to people and companies in the industry to help them grow their businesses. We are reimagining the sports and entertainment business in the digital age.”

Kasia Hanson

Global Director, Video & Public Safety Internet Things Group - Intel Corporation ​

opportunities to grow your business

Interactive Collaboration Opportunities

Through the Consortium’s partnership with Axis Communications, members have access to Axis Experience Centers in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Los Angeles, New York City, Mexico City, San Jose, Toronto, and Washington, D.C. providing members with a physical and interactive space for meetings, demonstrations, training and more. Members whose ideas make it through the final vetting process may be able to showcase their ideas at the Axis Experience Centers

Accelerating Industry Innovation

Xperience Consortium (XC) members and the project management team from Proteum Capital will provide expert guidance to validate solutions. They’ll assist with privacy, intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance, and will help tailor a roadmap for winning projects for adoption across global venues. The Xperience Board of Trustees will be the lead innovators. IIFX’s venue partners and Gold and Silver Partners will provide real-world working environments for testing concepts.

Pitches and Product Showcases

Xperience members as well as the industry will submit ideas to the greater group to be vetted. Those ideas making it to the next level will go through a pitch process. Appropriate NDAs and other documents will be in place to protect intellectual property with a goal of making everyone feel free to share ideas. The goal is to accelerate traction of the best ideas through the consortium as quickly as possible.

Two PARTNERSHIP LEVELS

Silver Medal Partners

Startups and Limited Capital

Gold Medal Partners

Tactical Solutions Based

The Xperience Consortium Board of Trustees participates in and provides leadership of a tech ecosystem made up of fellow Trustees along with Silver and Gold Medal Partners. They provide insight into the global macro sports and entertainment environment and create industry roadmaps reflecting the confluence of various technologies.

The Board of Trustees is charged with:

  • Aligning partners toward shared goals
  • Governing the agenda to provide deep understanding of strategic challenges and opportunities
  • Playing an active role in investigating tech advances, new concepts, and use cases that are a best fit for the industry roadmap
  • Providing access to quality startups on the global stage
  • SILVER MEDAL PARTNERS
  • GOLD MEDAL PARTNERS
SILVER MEDAL PARTNERSGOLD MEDAL PARTNERS
Startups and Limited Capital
Tactical Solutions Based
Collaboration and SupportSilver Medal partners benefit from access to the full tech ecosystem (Trustees, Gold Medal Partners and fellow Silver Medal Partners) who provide development support to help bridge the gap between entrepreneurs, startups and corporations to accelerate innovation within the global sports and entertainment industry.

The Consortium does this through:

• Opportunities for entrepreneurs and startups to co-innovate with Trustees and Gold Medal Partners

• Visibility into the strategic corporate roadmap

• Support with product and market assessments

• Support to scale fast using industry-leading practices
Gold Medal partners are in a prime position to network and collaborate with the full Tech Ecosystem (Trustees,Silver Medal Partners and fellow Gold Medal partners) to develop and scale their own ideas and participate in development new projects.

Gold Medal partners also have access to and play a active role working with Silver Medal partners to develop and scale startup ideas.
Axis Experience Center AccessThrough IIFX’s partnership with Axis Communications, members have access to Axis Communications Experience Center locations in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Los Angeles, New York City, Mexico City, San Jose, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.

Silver Medal Partners may use the global experience centers for business opportunities, activating technology innovations, networking, and training and education. (only if associated with a Trustee-vetted project)
Through IIFX’s partnership with Axis Communications, members have access to Axis Communications Experience Center locations in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Los Angeles, New York City, Mexico City, San Jose, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.

Gold Medal Partners may use the global experience centers for business opportunities, activating technology innovations, networking, and training and education. (only if associated with a Trustee-vetted project)
Marketing Opportunities/Brand Promotion• Inclusion of your company’s logo, year-round in the Silver Medal Partners section on the IIFX website

• Permission to use the IIFX logo and Xperience logo to display your affiliation with these dynamic organizations

• Inclusion of your corporation, product categories, and sales contact in the IIFX online resource directory

• One-time (per year), dedicated email communication to the full IIFX database
• Inclusion of your company’s logo, year-round in the Silver Medal Partners section on the IIFX website

• Permission to use the IIFX logo and Xperience logo to display your affiliation with these dynamic organizations

• Inclusion of your corporation, product categories, and sales contact in the IIFX online resource directory

• One-time (per year), dedicated email communication to the full IIFX database
Targeted Networking N/A• Invitations for one (1) corporate representative to network with industry leaders at IIFX International Board Room meetings
Industry InsightConcierge-level access to IIFX experts to answer your industry questions and share strategic insights. • Access to IIFX’s international library, a global repository for the latest thinking and thought leadership in multiple aspects of sports and entertainment and the fan experience. The digital hub contains publications, papers, articles, and video and podcasts related to health, safety, security, service, and other aspects of fan experience. • Opportunity to attend “vendor briefings” twice a year on the major problems that the sports and entertainment industry is trying to solve, featuring venue operators with case studies.

• Access to IIFX’s international library, a global repository for the latest thinking and thought leadership in multiple aspects of sports and entertainment and the fan experience. The digital hub contains publications, papers, articles, and video and podcasts related to health, safety, security, service, and other aspects of fan experience.
Insider Opportunities and Member Discounts• Advance registration opportunities with a 10% sponsorship discount for conferences, workshops and summits.

• Complimentary tickets for up to 2 corporate members to attend conferences, summits, and speaker series.
• Advance registration opportunities with a 20% sponsorship discount for IIFX conferences, workshops and summits

• Complimentary tickets for up to 2 corporate members to attend conferences, summits, and speaker series

To join or learn more, contact Lou Marciani [email protected] / 601-466-9647

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