UKSN starts networking

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The inaugural UKSN Sports Networking Event is taking place in Preston, Lancashire in England on 22 April 2010. If you would like to make new connections in the UK sports industry, listen to a great speaker, form lasting relationships and reinforce existing ones then this is the event to be at.

The UK Sports Network (UKSN) is a group of over 800 members and growing by the day. Supported by a very active website with articles from thought leaders including Daniel McLaren, Ardi Kolah, Les Reed, Alex Armstead, Karl Lusbec, Chris Hughes, Tom Markham, Rick Leibling, Richard Norris, Ash Read, Daniel Geey, Mark Segal, Paul Francis and UCLAN's own Dave Lowe. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––GUEST SPEAKERJeff McCarthyJeff is a specialist in digital communications and sports marketing. At MMUBS he is currently researching the impact of social network sites on the relationship marketing between football clubs and fans. He has over 15 years in digital publishing, social media, e–retail, e–commerce, m–commerce, interactive and direct marketing in B2B and B2C environments. Has worked with brands such as: M&S, JJB Sports, JD Sports, Liverpool FC and many other football clubs (circa 30), internationalSPORTSgroup, Littlewoods Shop Direct Group, Neals Yard Remedies, John Lewis, TUI, P&O Ferries, American Airlines, SONY, Littlewoods Gaming & Bet Direct, William Hill, EIDOS Interactive. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– To attend the event and book your place you must register on the UK Sports Network site and bring along your ticket to the event. Remember to bring plenty of business cards and enjoy a great evening. Companies signed up so far include; Mediaedge, 360 Revelations, League Football Education, Opta, Press Association, Rippleffect, Coethica, Digipassion, Funnel 21 Sport & Media, Prescap, Independent Sports News Television, Ptarmigan Bell Pottinger. For further details and to register, visit:http://www. theuksportsnetwork. com/networking_event/

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