Soccerex showcases FIFA

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Soccerex is pleased to announce that FIFA has confirmed a dedicated FIFA Stand, over 90sqm, at this year's Global Convention, 26–30 November, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FIFA will use the Stand to showcase FIFA's activities which go far beyond organising the men's World Cup and other tournaments: FIFA develops football constantly around the world and uses the power of football as a catalyst for social change.

The affirmation of the FIFA Stand further strengthens FIFA's presence at the event; JÉrÃ'me Valcke, FIFA's secretary general, has confirmed his attendance and Tatjana Haenni, head of FIFA's Women's Competitions will be speaking in one of the conference programme sessions. Soccerex will also welcome representatives from all 12 Brazilian 2014 FIFA World Cup host cities alongside several FIFA World Cup (tm) and Olympic Games partners and sponsors. Duncan Revie, Soccerex, CEO, said: " We are delighted with FIFA's decision to take a dedicated area at the event this year. FIFA are the core of our industry and to have their backing, knowledge and expertise at the event is a great asset as well as a great honour. " The Soccerex Global Convention 2011 will be held from 26–30 November 2011 and consist of an in–depth conference schedule, packed exhibition, a large range of networking and two–day Football Festival all taking place in the host city to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final, Rio de Janeiro. For more information, visit: www. soccerex. com/global

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