Comps offered for Rugby EXPO

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Community Rugby League clubs will receive complimentary tickets to Rugby Expo 2011 as a result of a new partnership between the Rugby Football League and Rugby Ventures, the owners of Rugby Expo.

Rugby Expo is taking place at Twickenham Stadium in London on 23 and 24 November and covers both codes of rugby; attending delegates will benefit from master class workshops and interactive product demonstrations designed to meet the specific needs of clubs. The agreement will see community Rugby League clubs receive two free tickets to attend the second day of Rugby Expo on Thursday 24 November when the programme focuses on supporting the requirements of the grassroots game. Clubs are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to guarantee their place as there is only a limited number of tickets available for this offer. Senior figures from the Engage Super League, Championship and Championship One will be also be attending the event and mixing with their counterparts in Rugby Union. The RFLs director of participation, David Gent is one of the guest speakers at the event where he will talk about the Four Seasons debate and reasons for switching the sport to a summer–based season structure. Gent said: Were delighted to be able to offer community Rugby League clubs the opportunity to send two delegates to this event free of charge and I hope that many will be able to attend. Its a great opportunity to network with people involved in both codes of rugby, speak to different Rugby suppliers and listen to a variety of speakers from the sporting world. John Hockey, chairman of Rugby Expo 2011 organiser Rugby Ventures said: Were delighted to welcome the Rugby Football League and its clubs to Rugby Expo 2011. The aim of the event is to be inclusive of both codes and all forms of the game their involvement will add significantly to the event and the quality and value of the debates and discussions. Rugby Expo 2011 is determined in its aim to be the key conference, and meeting place for the world of rugby and the associations, unions and leagues that have shown their support highlights the global position of the event. Rugby Expo will host more than 50 leading speakers from across the sports industry, 40 rugby focused exhibitors and over 1, 000 delegates over the two days. Community Rugby League clubs that are interested in attending should contact Community Game Services on 01484 448000 or Communitygameservices@rfl. uk. com. If youd like to know more information about tickets or commercial opportunities at Rugby Expo 2011, simply contact Mark Kemp by email mark@rugbyexpo. com or phone using +44 (0) 7703 912222. Rugby Expo 2011 is the third occurrence of the event and will take place over 23 – 24 November at Twickenham Stadium, London. The event, which combines an unrivalled conference programme, master class workshops and a live exhibition, is set attract 1, 000 delegates and 40 exhibitors from the global rugby industry, providing those in attendance with ideal environment for learning of the latest developments in the game, networking and generating new business opportunities.

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