Sports is a big deal across the globe. It’s one of the biggest industries in terms of revenue generation. The sports industry is expected to exceed $1 trillion by 2020. And with more than half of that revenue coming from sponsorships, it’s no surprise that marketers are looking to get more involved with sports. But what trends are we likely to see in the next five years? Here’s what you can expect:
eSports is a form of competition where people play video games against each other in an organized and competitive manner. It’s a big business, with professional teams and leagues around the world.
Many people think eSports will be one of the most important trends in sports over the next five years, because it’s growing rapidly and offers new ways for fans and sponsors to engage with their favorite teams or players.
Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented reality (AR)
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are two of the most exciting technologies in sports today. With VR, you can immerse yourself in a completely computer-generated simulation of a 3D environment. For example, if you were playing hockey with your friends and wanted to practice shooting pucks on net without actually playing on ice, then VR would allow you do that by putting on a headset that shows images of an ice rink so real it looks like it’s really there!
AR adds an overlay of computer-generated effects onto real objects or scenes – think Pokémon Go where …The New Trends in Sports In The Next 5 Years Continue Reading