Social Media & Sport Summit

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We are delighted to announce that Liverpool FC and Lotus Racing have joined an already fantastic speaker line up for the Social Media & Sport Summit in London next week.

15 JULY 2010 – FIELD FISHER WATERHOUSE LLP, VINE STREET, LONDON It will be the first time that either of these famous names in sport has spoken in public about their work in social media. With LFC community manager Matt Owen talking about how they look after a community of over 1. 2m Facebook 'likes' (the largest of any EPL club) and the issues they have faced using this new media, backed up by football industry consultant Mike Dunphy who will be showing some impacts of Facebook on iPhone App sales. Lotus Racing has an all–encompassing approach to social media as it looks to re–establish its name in Formula One during its first season back in the championship. With team principal Tony Fernandes, chief technical officer Mike Gascoyne and driver Heikki Kovalainen all famously on twitter it will be great to get an inside view of the what's, whys and how's that have been involved. There are still tickets available for this limited event at £100pp. There is a 25% discount available if you are (or become) a member of The UK Sports Network or Social Media & Sport Linkedin groups–the discount code is advertised within the group. More information on the event is on http://smsslondon. eventbrite. com The Social Media & Sport Summit is run in association with Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, FC Business and Colorset UVI Ltd. Be great to see you there, if you have any queries please get in touch. Daniel McLaren Founder – The UK Sports Network" The Networking Community for the UK Sports Industry" t: +44 (0) 7903 168360e: daniel@theuksportsnetwork. comw: www. theuksportsnetwork. com

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