Business Directory

Browse the Directory

Sign Up to the Directory

FC Business Twitter
FC business Linked in
FC Business facebook
FC Business Youtube

Galatasaray Uncover Business Opportunities At Soccerex Asian Forum

Mon 24th Mar 2014 | Football Industry Events

Ebru Köksal, Galatasaray SK board member will be speaking at the Soccerex Asian Forum.

The event is held in partnership with the Asian Football Development Project (ADFP) and will take place on 13 & 14 May at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre, situated on the banks of The Dead Sea, Jordan. Ebru Köksal

A former investment banker for Morgan Stanley in New York, Köksal has had an impressive career within the football industry including her post as General Manager of Galatasaray, General Secretary of the Turkish Football Federation and Executive Board Member of the European Club Association, the first time a woman has joined the board.

In a session titled ‘the continent of opportunity’, Ebru, alongside other senior club representatives, will  look at the various business opportunities the Asian market presents to European clubs, including pre-season tours and targeted sponsorships, as well as the different marketing strategies needed to grow a club’s international fan base. Ranked 16th in the Deloitte Football Money League report, Galatasaray are one of the driving forces in world football both on and off the pitch, with Roberto Mancini as Head Coach and global superstars such as Wesley Sneijder and Didier Drogba within the squad.

Soccerex CEO Duncan Revie commented: “It is a great pleasure to welcome Ebru and Galatasaray to the Asian Forum.

“As one of the biggest teams in the world, and a unique geographical location between Europe and Asia, they’re well placed to talk about the different business and marketing approaches needed to succeed in the Asian market.”

The Forum will bring together the leading figures from the world of Asian football as well as other international football experts to discuss the development of the game across Asia. Industry leaders already signed up include FIFA Vice-Presidents HRH Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein and David Chung, FIFA Executive Committee members Sunil Gulati and Hany Abu Rida, AFC Vice-President Moya Dodd and All-India Football Federation General Secretary Kushal Das.

The conference agenda will include a review of the opportunities for growth and the challenges facing Asian football.

For further details about the Soccerex Asian Forum please contact Soccerex on +44 208 987 5522 or email us at enquiry@soccerex.com.

Posted by: Aaron Gourley 

Icondia (Icondia-C-468x60.gif)
If you have any football business related news stories you’d like to share then please contact us –

To subscribe to our range of football newsletters including news, products and jobs CLICK HERE.

Add to: Google Google | Yahoo Yahoo | Live Live | del.icio.us del.icio | Digg Digg |

Related Articles

Leaders Launches Week Of Events In London

Thu 6th Apr 2017 | Football Industry Events

Leaders, the largest premium conference and publishing business in sport which connects senior sports executives worldwide, has launched Leaders Week, a week-long series of thought leadership events...

Football Transfer Forum Launched

Wed 5th Apr 2017 | Football Industry Events

Football clubs and agents will gather at Middlesbrough FC's Riverside Stadium for the Football Transfer Forum later this month. The high quality networking event takes place prior to the summer 2017...

European Healthy Stadia Conference Programme Launched

Thu 30th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

Sports Leaders, Health Professionals and CSR Practitioners Gather at Emirates Stadium this April for European Healthy Stadia Conference 2017. The full programme of speakers has now been released for...

First Edition Of Technology & Academies Hailed A Success

Thu 30th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

#TecnologíayCantera17 completed its first edition with a record of attendance in an unbeatable environment at the WiZink Center in Madrid. With experts from clubs, leagues and innovation...