America’s Cup 2024 in Barcelona

19. April 2024 – Astrid Berndt

A turning point for business and innovation in sailing

In August 2024, Barcelona will become the vibrant center of international sailing when the America’s Cup, the oldest trophy in international sport, comes to the Catalan capital. The 37th edition of the America’s Cup will take place here from August 22 to October 27, 2024. This prestigious event not only attracts sailing enthusiasts, but also offers a unique platform for companies to learn from the dynamic and strategic aspects of sailing.

Insight into the America’s Cup 2024

The America’s Cup is characterized by its combination of traditional sport and cutting-edge technology. The regattas are held in the spectacular Port Vell area, surrounded by an impressive spectator infrastructure. The competing teams, including defending champions Emirates Team New Zealand and challengers such as INEOS Britannia, rely on the technologically advanced AC75 and AC40 yachts, which are renowned for their speed and innovative design.

The role of experts: Oliver Heer, Dominik Neidhart and Roland Gäbler

Oliver Heer, Dominik Neidhart and Roland Gäbler are prominent figures in the sailing world whose experiences offer valuable insights for the business world. Their presentations offer practical lessons in leadership and strategic adaptability that are directly transferable to the business world.

Oliver Heer is an experienced skipper and officer, best known for his participation in the Mini Transat. He has extensive experience in the sailing world, which he brings to leadership and teamwork workshops. His presentations focus on topics such as crisis management, decision-making and motivation.

Dominik Neidhart was part of the Alinghi team that won the America’s Cup. He is a sought-after speaker on topics such as team dynamics, pressure to perform and achieving top performance. He uses his experience in sailing to draw parallels with corporate management and teamwork.

Roland Gäbler is a highly decorated sailor with experience in the Olympic Games and numerous world championships. As a coach, he has led teams to international success. In his presentations, he focuses on motivation, team building and the transfer of sporting principles to business challenges.

Entrepreneurial development and education opportunities

The America’s Cup is more than just a sailing event; it is a catalyst for local business and innovation. Companies have the opportunity to showcase themselves in an internationally recognized setting and benefit from the global attention. The event also provides a platform for networking and business development through workshops and seminars offered alongside the sporting action.

The America’s Cup 2024 in Barcelona not only offers exciting sporting competitions, but is also an excellent opportunity for companies to learn from best practices in high-performance sport. The participation and contributions of experienced sailors and speakers such as Oliver Heer, Dominik Neidhart and Roland Gäbler can provide additional insight and value for participants and their companies.

This event is an ideal opportunity to explore and benefit from the latest trends in leadership, teamwork and technological innovation.

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