Martin Groters is a researcher in the field of leisure, sport and recreation. Currently, he specialises in the socio-cultural aspects of festivals and events. Martin also works as a regional coordinator at the research group Sustainable Innovation in the Regional Knowledge Economy. As a teacher, Martin shares his knowledge with students from the Master's program in International Leisure, Tourism & Events Management at NHL Stenden University.
Martin is involved in the leisure domain in higher education for more than 25 years. Therefore, he easily recognises the educational needs in the leisure field. Due to his extensive network of contacts in the leisure industry, he is aware of the latest trends and developments in the sector. Through his experience and contribution to education, the industry and research he can make optimal connections between education, entrepreneurs and researchers in the field of leisure, sport and recreation.