Motorsports heads to Russia

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Since the long–awaited announcement that Russia will host its first F1 Grand Prix in 2014, the focus of the motorsports world has been fixed on this exciting and fast developing market.

The latest in a series of international motorsports gatherings, the Motor Sport Business Forum is brought to Russia by a consortium of leading industry names – Haymarket, IM2 Events, Mildberry Sports Lab, KHP Consulting – and organised by Eventica. Motor Sport Business Forum Russia will be held on 18 October 2011 in the exclusive Lotte Hotel Moscow. Its a must–attend event for any global firm looking to supply its services to Russia, and for Russian organisations seeking to learn more about the latest in industry expertise. An intensive one–day programme will cover key topics, such as development of motorsport in Russia, track engineering, legacy strategy, raising sponsorship and many other aspects of organising a major modern autosport event. List of speakers includes the leading names from the world of motorsport: Tony Fernandes, Team Principal, Formula 1 Lotus Dato Mokhzani Mathathir, Chairman, Sepang International Circuit Eric Boullier, Team Principal, Lotus Renault Hermann Tilke, Founder, Tilke GmbH Simon Long, CEO, North One Sport – World Rally Championship John Barrow, Senior Principal, Populous Martin Whitaker, CEO, V8 Supercars Richard Bracewell, Global Sponsorship Manager, Shell Ferran Juncar, Global Sponsorship Manager, Dorna/MotoGP Daragh Persse, Global Head of Sponsorship, Vodafone Mark Humphries, Motorsports Marketing Manager, Exxon Mobil Alexander Moiseev, Global Sponsorship Director, Kaspersky Lab Stephan Ratel, Founder/CEO, SRO Motorsports/FIA GT Championship Nigel Geich, Director, IFM Sports Marketing Surveys Confirmed list of Forums partners includes brands from sectors across the industry: Johnny Walker, Tilke GmbH, Populous, IFM Sports Marketing Surveys, Moscow Raceway with support from UK Trade & Investment, Manuscript Agency and ASPAS. International and Russian Media will be covering the event, among these are: Russia 2 TV channel and Vesti news programme, internet portals Sportbox. ru, F1News. ru, Quto. ru and Sport Pro, F1 Racing, Autosport magazines. For more details on how to register for the Motor Sport Business Forum Russia, please contact Mildberry Sports Lab team on +44 (0) 207 751 8480 or +7 495 287 36 05 or email forum@msportslab. com

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