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A Dutch SME wants to motivate children to explore and develop their talent by means of innovation. They have developed a hockey stick especially for 3-7 year-old children. The hockey stick makes learning basic hockey techniques much easier, more fun and more challenging. To expand their international activities the company is seeking distributors and agents with good contacts in the sports retail, hockey clubs and schools.
The owner of the Dutch company has over 20 years of experience working on innovation in sports. She believes that starting with sports at a young age brings joy, is healthy and helps children to discover and explore their talents. At the same time sports and exercise are important for children’s social development. With inactivity playing an ever increasing part in today’s society, it is very important to introduce young children to sports and exercise.
Field Hockey is a popular and innovative sport in the Netherlands. In Dutch hockey innovations are mainly focused on elite sports as well as (young) adults. However, the entry age of becoming a member of a hockey club is lowered to a younger age. Field hockey is a difficult and complex sport to learn especially for really young children.
The Dutch company has developed an innovative hockey stick specifically for young children in the age of 3-7 years old. It can be used at home, schools and hockey clubs. The hockey stick makes learning basic hockey techniques easier, more fun and more challenging. The basic grip, position of the hands (righter hand below and left hand on top), the V-grip and the grip during the Indian dribble are easier to pick up. The dribble grip is especially developed for use in training and hockey lessons to make the Indian dribble easier and more fun to learn. Furthermore, the sticks are both ergonomic and adjusted to the emotional world of children.
The company offers the hockey stick product under their own brand or under private label.
The potential partner should have good contacts in the sports retail, hockey clubs and schools. The cooperation will be based on a commercial agency agreement or a distribution agreement.
The hockey sticks are both ergonomic and adjusted to the emotional world of children.
The hockey sticks makes learning basic hockey techniques easier, more fun and more challenging.
The sticks can be used at home, schools and hockey clubs.
Innovative grip and the position of the hands are easier to pick up.
Excellent opportunity for the right candidate to promote and sell these top class products within new markets.
The company offers the product under their own brand and the possibility of private label.
The potential partner should have a strong local network in the sports retail, schools and hockey clubs.
The Dutch company will provide marketing material in English and German.
Role of partner: represent the product in their own region or country by using their existing distribution channel or by creating a new one.
The Dutch company offers the preferred partner a commercial agency or distributors agreement.
The company offers substantive advice on innovation routes, setting up innovation schemes and product, service and process innovation. The SME facilitates innovation by means of reconnaissance, feasibility studies, setting up and supervising workshops and expert meetings. The company will use its extensive network of experts in the field of innovation in sports and health. The Dutch SME is very successful at its home market.