Football business opportunities at Soccerex Asian Forum 2010

With numerous top European clubs now looking to Asia for summer pre-season tours and winter break training camps, the inaugural Soccerex Asian Forum in Singapore on 28-29 July will bring together football’s key decision makers from all over the world in one place. Significantly, stakeholders from numerous industries outside of football will be joined by a global array of clubs, leagues and football associations for two days of intensive business.

Attending and exhibiting delegates from top hotel and resort establishments, airline and private charter industries, local and regional travel agencies, law firms, equipment manufacturers, sports medicine and rehabilitation institutions, radio and television broadcasters, sports agencies and agents, tourism bodies, charity organisations, sponsors, technology suppliers and leading sports service providers will all be able to leverage on the event to present their specialised offerings, market themselves and form working relationships with these teams.

“We are very excited to be holding the first Soccerex Asian Forum in Singapore. The event will provide an unrivalled networking platform on the Asian continent and I am confident that the event will generate a vast array of marketing and growth opportunities for participating brands and businesses. The Soccerex Asian Forum will definitely be the place to meet the people behind key business decisions,” said Peter Gandolfi, Group Managing Director of Soccerex.

The event, at the Raffles City Convention Centrein Singapore, will see a selection of the biggest football clubs in the world, such as Barcelona, Chelsea and Real Madrid, along with representatives from football governing bodies and associations. The two days of conference, exhibition and networking is designed to enable an exchange of ideas between the west and the east and to allow partnerships to be forged between European and Asian football rights holders and businesses.

The Forum will feature industry leaders and local experts sharing their expertise on the issues that currently affect the game, with particular focus on the development of the Asian market and its relations with European rights holders. They will also be discussing their views on the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups and the different teams that are implicated in the bidding for these events.

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