Youth Sport Trust wins Sports Technology Award

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to have picked up a top honour at the Sports Technology Awards in central London.

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to have picked up a top honour at the Sports Technology Awards in central London.

The Trust won the Best Technology to Promote Participation in Sport Award, which was judged by the elite of sport including Sir Clive Woodward, Olympian Tessa Sanderson, international referees Nigel Owens and Graham Poll as well as representatives from Twitter, WWE, NBA and NFL.

The award reflects the work the Youth Sport Trust has undertaken to implement its new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system in partnership with Two Circles which has greatly enhanced the flow of information to schools across the country.

Jo Simpson, Youth Sport Trust Corporate Services Director, said:

"We are absolutely thrilled to have picked up this prestigious award which recognises the hard work of our team and the partnership with have developed with Two Circles.

"At the Trust we are committed to improving the lives of young people through PE and sport. The greater the management of our data and information, the wider opportunities there are to reach more schools and young people and to share innovation and best practice."

The Sports Technology Awards showcased an extensive array of technologies including apparel, kit, software, nutrition, match legislation and broadcast.

Rebecca Hopkins, Director of the Sports Technology Awards, said:

"Technology is now a fundamental part of our daily sports experience and this influence is only going to increase. The sector evolves rapidly and the people leading the charge are amazing in their gift for creating the next great idea. Consequently we are not surprised - but hugely delighted - that a significant percentage of today's winners are from growing companies not just established brands."

For the full list of winners and shortlisted companies visit http://www.sportstechnologyawards.com/

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