Jordaan joins Soccerex

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Soccerex is delighted to announce that Danny Jordaan will be hosting a World Cup Host Workshop at this year's Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro, 26–30 November 2011.

As the man responsible for hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Jordaan is in the unique position of having the most current and relevant expertise in the world on how to successfully deliver FIFAs flagship event and he will be giving the Soccerex audience insight into his learnings from the 2010 tournament. Jordaan will be joined by experts he is personally inviting from past World Cup host nations including Germany, South Korea, and France to look at the various infrastructure and logistical challenges that World Cup and major event hosts face – everything from security and transport to telecoms and water supplies. Jordaan is a veteran of many Soccerex events and was a key figure through the Global Conventions tenure in the Gauteng Province, South Africa. Commenting on his workshop, Jordaan said: As always, it is a pleasure to be speaking at Soccerex and the event is the perfect platform for this discussion. The World Cup is such a special event – but one that comes with many challenges. Thorough planning in every area is essential; your processes and infrastructure must be adapted. Hopefully the experiences of my colleagues and I can help Brazil and the other host nations attending Soccerex to adapt. Jordaans workshop is just part of an impressive conference line–up at this years Soccerex Global Convention. Other topics to be discussed include all the latest news regarding the 2014 FIFA World Cupä¢, Sponsorship, Stadia Development, Sustainability, Social Media, Performance and much more. As well as this in–depth conference schedule, the Soccerex Global Convention will consist of a packed exhibition and a large range of networking events taking place in the Forte de Copacabana plus a two–day Football Festival taking place on the iconic Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro. If you would like to know more information about this or other future Soccerex events please visit http://www. soccerex. com // call: +44 (0)20 8742 7100 // email: enquiry@soccerex. com

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