Ahead of the Soccerex Global Convention 2015, Soccerex has confirmed the final line-up of event partners and supporters. Brands such as Qatar’s leading communications company Ooredoo, market leader in enterprise application software SAP and leading international media like Eurosport have all signed up for the three-day football business event.
The Soccerex Football Festival – taking place in the Old Granada Studios, September 5-6 – will be held in partnership with Marketing Manchester and with the support of Global Games, Football Freestyle Federation, Urban Cage Soccer and UK Footgolf Association.
The Soccerex Global Convention then kicks off at Manchester Central Convention Complex on September 7, with programmes of conference content, exhibition stands and networking activities over the next three days. The Convention is held in partnership with Marketing Manchester and with the support of international event host partner The Asian Football Development Project (Asian Forum). Other event partners include global insurance experts, Lockton, and leading sports broadcaster talkSPORT as well as FIFA Master Alumni who will be the academic supporter to the Convention. Major Events International (MEI) will be the commercial supporter of the event.
The Convention is staged with the institutional support of LaLiga, The Football League, French Football Federation, Ligue de Football Professionnel and the European Sponsorship Association (ESA) and can count on the support of international legal experts Pinsent Masons, logistics specialists DB Schenker International, leading global hoteliers, Radisson, world’s leader in visual communications Getty Images, Sports PR, communications and sponsorship activation consultancy Macesport, production distribution company Boulder Creek International, leading international law firm Maples and Calder, LawInSport, industry’s leading international sports business and financial advisory firms APC Sports Consulting Limited, Mobile Media Content, Red Touch Media USA, UK Trade & Investment, Qatar Stars League, Qatar Football Association and Football Medical Association.
The Convention will consist of a number of top companies giving in depth insights into the business of football with the likes of Matchvision, Pro Soccer Development, Solive, Tifosy, Social Chain and Triple IT all having presentation slots for what is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading football business event.
Soccerex CEO Duncan Revie commented:
We are very proud to work with our host partners Marketing Manchester and all the different event partners and supporters of the Global Convention. We are very grateful for their immense support, without which we would not be able to deliver the events we do.
PanStadia & Arena Management is an Official Media Partner for the event and has an exhibition stand (#106). The magazine’s Publication Director & Editor, Katie McIntyre, will also be moderating a number of panel sessions on the Tuesday afternoon of the Convention, namely THE EVOLUTION OF THE STADIUM EXPERIENCE, taking place at 2pm in The Studio, and then the STADIUM OPERATIONS AND TOURNAMENT DELIVERY WORKSHOP taking place at 4.45pm in The Academy.
For a full list of Soccerex partners & supporters please go to: www.soccerex.com/about/partners?global-convention-2015
The Soccerex Global Convention kicks off with the Football Festival on 5-6th September, with the conference starting on Monday 7th September. A packed international exhibition and a programme of networking and social events such as the half time networking lounge sponsored by bottoms up beer, social evenings sponsored by Prestige Hospitality, official sales agent for the UEFA Euro 2016 Hospitality programme and the VIP dinner sponsored by Global W Mexico. Another networking social event is “SoccerMatch”, which is the platform for the football industry to share ideas, discover new contacts and do business and is sponsored by Yuuzoo. The CSO Zone is playing a bigger part in this year’s Convention and will be sponsored by Terres Des Hommes.
For full information about Soccerex please visit www.soccerex.com/global
Image: SAN JOSE, CA – MAY 10: The United States takes on Ireland in the second half of their international friendly match on May 10, 2015, at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. The U.S. won 3-0. DAVE KAVAL, PRESIDENT, SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES, is one of the key speakers for the THE EVOLUTION OF THE STADIUM EXPERIENCE panel session. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)