Soccerex unveils concepts

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Soccerex is pleased to confirm the conference concepts for this year's Soccerex Global Convention, 26–30 November 2011.

Hosted in Brazil, with a global audience in attendance, Soccerex sets the agenda for the football industry. The programme has been designed to include the most up–to–date information regarding the 2014 FIFA World Cup brought to you direct by Government Officials and the Local Organising Committee; senior FIFA figures will also be giving their perspective. In addition there will be sessions exploring areas including Stadia and Infrastructure, Sustainability, the Role of Agencies in football, Sponsorship, Social Media, Finance, Corruption in Football and much more. There will also be a new workshop concept involving a series of presentations unified by a common focus and grouped around networking breaks to improve learning and business opportunities. The workshops will address themes associated with elite performance, other divisions of the game including women's football, U17/U20's, futsal and beach football, event hosting and club administration. The value of the Soccerex conference programme is exemplified by the quality of speakers who participate. The sessions are led by some of the most influential industry experts, who have first–hand experience at the top level. Speakers in the past have included: FIFA president Joseph S Blatter, Ricardo Teixeira (president, CBF), Franz Beckenbauer (German football coach, manager, and former player), Danny Jordaan, (chief executive officer of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa) to name but a few. This year's speakers will include senior government officials, business figureheads, players, managers, directors, referees and many more. As well as this in–depth conference schedule the event will include a packed exhibition, a large range of networking events and two–day Football Festival all taking place in the host city to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final, Rio de Janeiro.

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