Hearn joins PPF line up

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Barry Hearn is the latest person to join the stellar speaker line up at the 2011 PPF national conference, taking place on Monday 17 October in London.

Hearn, who in his role with World Snooker has revitalised the game with his undoubted commercial expertise, will join speakers at the event in Westminster including Max Clifford, Richard Bevan and Howard Wilkinson, discussing his role in sport as well as the major issues affecting professional players. Hearn has been chairman of Leyton Orient FC since 1995 and as founder and chairman of promotions company Matchroom Sport, is also involved in many other sports, including pool, tenpin bowling, golf and fishing. He is therefore very well placed to both address the current sporting climate and the challenges faced by clubs, players and governing bodies. He joins an unrivalled list of speakers and panellists already confirmed including:Max Clifford – PR consultantRichard Bevan – CEO, LMAAngus Porter – CEO, PCABrendon Batson MBE – Executive Chairman, PPFJon Wilkin – St Helens Rugby League and EnglandVikram Solanki – Worcestershire CCC and EnglandHoward Wilkinson – Chairman, LMADavid Barnes – Former Bath RFC and chairman, RPATim Lamb – CEO, SRA and Chairman, Sports Betting Group The event, which is limited to just 180 attendees ensures a select and sports focused audience and provides first rate content as well as excellent networking opportunities. If you are involved in the world of professional sport, athlete management or one of the industries which support the athletes and their interests, then make sure you attend the Professional Players Federation national conference. Prices for attendeesJust £195 for all PPF members and associate membersJust £295 for all non membersTickets are now available and can be booked online here. For companies interested in exhibiting at the PPF conference, costs start at just £950 for a standard exhibition stand. We also have a number of sponsorship opportunities at the event for those looking to further raise their profile within the industry. For more information on sponsoring, exhibiting or attending the conference as a delegate, please click here to email Tom Davies, or call him today on 0844 351 0077.

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