Sorokin to take Moscow stage

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Alexey Sorokin is the latest high–profile speaker to confirm his participation at the Inside World Football Moscow Forum, Moscow, 23–24 June, 2011, which will set the stage for preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup – exploring the challenges that Russia faces and the part specialists can play in providing expertise to the organisers of the tournament.

As the chief executive of Russias successful bid committee, Sorokin played a crucial role in bringing the worlds leading football event to Russia, said Simon Joseph, director of the Forum. As CEO of the Local Organising Committee, he will lead the organisation of the tournament itself. Inside World Football Moscow Forum is privileged to welcome him as a speaker. Sorokin joins a long list of high–profile figures from world football. Confirmed speakers include Walter Gagg, director, FIFA; Marcin Herra, president, PL. 2012; David Thomson, group events director, Wembley Stadium; John Barrow, senior principal, Populous; Diarmuid Crowley, senior vice president, IMG and Hazem Galal, partner, PwC Brazil; leader, PwC Global Cities & Local Government Network. The Forums intensive programme will cover construction, transport, legacy strategy, media solutions, raising sponsorship and many other aspects of organising a major modern sporting event. For the latest details, visit: http://www. eventica. co. uk/? p=4169About The Inside World Football Moscow ForumHeld at Moscow's prestigious Ritz–Carlton Hotel on 23–24 June 2011, the Inside World Football Moscow Forum will, for the first time, bring together the key players involved in the 2018 FIFA World Cup – the Local Organising Committee, the Candidate Host Cities and Russian football governing bodies – with a wide range of international specialists. Participation is a must for any global firm looking to supply its services to Russia in the run–up to the World Cup, and for Russian organisations seeking to learn more about the latest in industry expertise. Confirmed sponsors include MegaFon, IMG, Populous and Wembley Stadium Consultancy. Confirmed Forum Media Partners include Sports Pro, Host City, Sports Features, Total Football, NTV–Plus, Gazeta. ru and Russian sport news portal championat. ruThe Forum is organised by Eventica, an events and PR consultancy, which played a supporting role during the successful Russia 2018 World Cup bid campaign. Eventica organises the Global Sports Industry Congress in London and has launched a specialised sport marketing arm, Mildberry Sports Lab. For the Inside World Football Moscow Forum Eventica has teamed up with insideworldfootball, one of the leading online news source on the business of international football, from its home at http://www. insideworldfootball. biz. Contact:Jonti Small, PR DirectorT: +44 207 183 2560js@eventica. co. ukTwitter: IWF_MoscowForum

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