Williams F1 joins Aspire

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The Williams Formula One Grand Prix team, along with their founder Sir Frank Williams, will be attending this year's Aspire4Sport Conference to be held in Doha, Qatar from 15 – 18 November 2010.

The Williams team will be bringing a Formula One show car to the exhibition and the team's head of marketing Dominic Reilly will take part in one of the star–studded forums taking place during the four days. Sir Frank Williams, co–principal of the Williams Formula One team alongside Patrick Head, will take part in a special 'Stars–on–a–Stool' session along with another well–known guest to be named later. The Williams Formula One team has won a total of Nine Formula One Constructors' Championships along with Seven Drivers' Championships. Among the great names to have driven for the team in the past are Alan Jones, Keke Rosberg, Nelson Piquet, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, Jacques Villeneuve and Juan Pablo Montoya. The current drivers are Brazilian star Rubens Barrichello and German driver Nico Hulkenberg. Confirming the team's involvement, Reilly said: "The Aspire4Sport project sounds fascinating and we are delighted to be involved. "To find out more, buy delegates passes or for other opportunities to be part of Aspire4Sport, visit www. aspire4sport. com. For further information contact:Jonathan Steel–js@generatesponsorship. com or +44 845 241 8111Victoria Heiden–vh@generatesponsorship. com or +44 845 241 8111About Aspire4SportAspire4Sport is an international conference for professionals in the sport industry to be held in Doha, Qatar from 15–18 November 2010. The Aspire4Sport Congress and Exhibition, aims to bring the sporting world together for four days of business, debate and entertainment. Participants, representatives, suppliers and broadcasters from all major sports will gather under the Aspire Dome to deal, demonstrate and discuss the many collective issues facing the future of sport. Other sports personalities confirmed to attend include Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson, Barcelona President Sandro Rosell, Internazionale de Milano CEO Ernesto Paolillo, Athletics superstar Michael Johnson and Tennis legend John McEnroe. During the conference there is an international soccer match featuring Argentina versus Brazil at the Khalifa International Stadium on Wednesday 17 November to which all those attending Aspire4sport will be invited and also be able witness an amazing gathering of football stars with the staging of World Cup Icons prior to the match. World Cup Icons–part of the Aspire4Sport Conference and Expo will see superstars from the last 40 years of the tournament honoured by a packed house and presented with awards celebrating their part in its history. Legendary stars including Carlos Alberto, Mario Kempes and Ossie Ardiles are just some of the names that have been announced as attending. Forums: Major issues affecting the sporting world are discussed by leading personalities and decision makers from across the wide spectrum of sportStar chats: Some of sports greatest sporting stars, individuals and personalities discuss their careers and views on sport as well as fielding questions from delegates Exhibitions: Brands, clubs, associations, media companies, stadia construction companies, merchandise manufacturers, suppliers and other displays Events: World class sporting events, demonstrations and coaching clinics enable delegates to enjoy and understand what it takes to make the topEntertainment: Attendees will be able to socialise while enjoying top class sporting entertainment in a fabulous and unique atmosphereNetworking: Aspire4Sport's online networking system enables delegates to arrange meetings and fill up their schedule before even arriving at the event Aspire Zone: An opportunity to discover one of the world's most unique venues, and to enjoy the sporting paradise that is Qatar

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