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Argentina Head To Rio For Soccerex Global Convention

Fri 25th Oct 2013 | Football Industry Events

Argentina is the latest country to commit to this year’s Soccerex Global Convention, with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship, Marketing Registrado and a selection of leading clubs and companies all playing a major role at the Convention which this year will take place at the Maracanã, 30th November – 5th December.

With Argentina now safely qualified for next year’s World Cup, the vast delegation will be joining senior representatives from the Argentine Football Federation, who will already be in Brazil for the Final Draw of the 2014 FIFA World CupTM which takes place directly after the Convention.

Leading the delegation is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship, who will again be taking a dedicated 72m2 pavilion, to promote Argentina and a number of companies that offer products and services to the sports industry including Data Factory, Casa Bianchi with their “Leo” wines developed in partnership with the Leo Messi Foundation, BioDeport, Sport MKT Group and Paso a Paso. The stand will also be bringing Boca Juniors and Racing Club de Avellaneda to present their respective social responsibility projects.

In addition to the Pavilion, the exhibition will also feature a significant Argentine presence where a number of top clubs will have stands including Torneo Inicial and Argentina’s Super Champions, Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Torneo Final Winners and Lionel Messi’s former youth team, Newell’s Old Boys, 16 times Primera División champions Racing Club de Avellaneda and Osvaldo Ardiles’s former club Club Atlético Huracán.

Marketing Registrado, the biggest sports marketing community in Latin America, have signed up as the Hispanic American media supporters for the Global Convention. They will be interviewing some of the industry’s biggest names, for their multi-channel communications platforms, including a weekly TV show on the regions leading sports broadcaster, Fox Sports.  Other Argentine businesses signed up include: Fox Sports Latin America, Torneos, Librofutbol.com, Cactus and Club Atletico Belgrano amongst others.

Marketing Registrado CEO, Máximo, Palma said: “For us it’s a great honour Soccerex chose us as media partners. Having been part of various editions of the event and given our involvement in Latin America’s sports industry, we truly appreciate Soccerex’s pedigree and importance as the leading event for the world of business and football”.

The Soccerex Global Convention is the World’s largest football business event, seeing the global leaders in the business of football come together to debate, network and do business. Lasting 5 days, including a 2 day Football Festival at the Maracanãzinho, it is held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 30th November - 5th  December  2013 at the world famous Maracanã.

For full information about Soccerex and future Soccerex events please visit http://www.soccerex.com/global // call +44 (0)20 8987 5522 // email enquiry@soccerex.com

Image: Maracana - Action Images

 Posted by: Aaron Gourley

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