Launching TGG Live: Our biggest ever event!

TGG Live is at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester's Beetham Tower

TGG Live is at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester's Beetham Tower

TRAINING GROUND GURU is the go-to destination for professionals working in football - and this year we are holding our biggest ever event!

The TGG Live Conference will span two days, on October 9th and 10th this year, and is being held at the iconic Beetham Tower in central Manchester. This will be a window into the world of high performance in professional football, featuring dozens of expert speakers from leading clubs and federations. Delegates will gain invaluable insights into current best practice, as well as looking ahead to the future game.

You can see the line-up of elite speakers HERE.

Each day will cover three areas:

  • Day One (October 9th): Analytics, Recruitment, Sporting Directors.
  • Day Two (October 10th): Academies, Coaching, Performance.

There will be networking drinks at the end of day one.

As a delegate, you will get:

  • World-class presenters and panellists.
  • Excellent networking opportunities.
  • Buffet lunch.
  • Exhibitor hall.
  • Event brochure and stationery.
  • Unlimited tea and coffee/ free WiFi.

You can purchase tickets HERE. You can buy a two-day ticket for the whole event, or individual tickets for either of days one and two. We have an early bird offer until the end of May - plus club offers.

TGG Live will offer unparalleled opportunities for learning, networking and collaboration. This is our sixth in-person conference and we've welcomed hundreds of attendees from clubs and federations in the UK, Europe and beyond.

Tickets for the TGG Live Conference are £189 for a one-day pass and £289 for a two-day pass. We also have an Early Bird Offer (to the end of May) of £139 for one day and £239 for two days. (All prices are exclusive of VAT).


Network with elite practitioners from every department, including: managers, coaches, Sporting Directors, Chief Executives, Heads of Performance, Directors of Analytics, Academy Managers, Heads of Recruitment and Scouting Managers.

Here are just some of the organisations that have been represented at our previous events:

There will also be an exhibitor hall and a range of sponsorship opportunities. To request a copy of our sponsorship brochure, please fill in this form:



"Training Ground Guru is one of our main platforms for exploring articles, podcasts and events. Our analysis team is frequently participating and have gained valuable insights." Christofer Clemens (Head of Scouting & Match Analysis, German FA)
“It has been a pleasure to contribute to TGG events. I’m looking forward to gaining valuable insights into the game at the Conference in October.” Nick Cox (Academy Director, Manchester United)
“TGG do a great job in promoting our sport – for both people on the inside and outside. This sounds like it will be a fantastic event." Stuart Webber (Sporting Director, Norwich City)
“The work that TGG do is massively valuable to me and to our organisation.” Tom Vernon (Founder & Group CEO, Right to Dream)
"This is a platform that is, for me, a reference for professionals in football." Victor Orta (Sporting Director, Leeds United)
“It was an honour to be involved alongside real experts at the Cohesive Coaching event. I learned a lot both from the people who attended and from the other speakers.” Dan Micciche (Player Development Lead, Everton)

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