Croker joins GSIS line-up

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Andrew Croker, chairman of digital sports specialist Perform, has been added to the list of speakers at the Global Sports Industry Summit 2010 (GSIS).

President and CEO of AEG, Tim Leiweke, Octagon president and CEO Rick Dudley; FISU secretary general and chief executive Eric Saintrond; FIFA beach soccer chief executive Joan Cusco; Bonham & Associates founder Dean Bonham and HBS Founder and CEO Francis Tellier have previously been announced as speakers at the event. Leading sport entertainment group Eurosport has been announced as a Main Partner. GSIS brings together a powerful community of leaders who are setting the agenda for the international sports industry. The summit focuses on the world economic crisis influence on the sports industry and on the tension between tradition and innovation in sport as the industry looks to expand while staying true to its roots. Exclusively reserved for the leading players in the sports industry, the summit's high–level participation and practical discussion will encourage open, constructive and candid debate. Topics to be discussed include:• World Economic Crisis: influence on sport industry, solutions • Taking the game global: Rationale, risk, reward • Radical innovation: Re–thinking the fan experience • Innovating to enhance sponsorship value • Stadia • Media: Channels, consumers and the brave new (virtual) world of sports • The modern Olympics: Lessons and opportunitiesMajor Events International is a media partner of the event. For further details contact:Nadia Fauvetsales@sportsindustrysummit. comwww. sportsindustrysummit. com

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