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Qatar FA President To Attend Soccerex Asian Forum

Wed 26th Mar 2014 | Football Industry Events

Qatar Football Association (QFA) president H.E Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmad Al Thani, has confirmed his attendance at the Soccerex Asian Forum.

The forum takes place on 13 - 14 May in partnership with the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP), at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre, situated on the banks of The Dead Sea, Jordan.

Re-elected to another four-year term late last year, Sheikh Hamad was at the helm of the association during its finest hour when the country won the right to host the 2022 FIFA World CupTM.

Overseeing a number of new sponsorship deals for the association as well as the Q-League, including agreements with Qatar Airways, QNB Group and Aamal, Sheikh Hamad is also one of the central figures behind the development of the commercial aspect of the game in Asia.

With the country now full steam ahead in developing every aspects of the game of football including stadia, fan engagement, grass roots, facilities, coaching, logistics, hospitality and performance, the Asian Forum is the event to discover the numerous business opportunities on offer.

Soccerex CEO Duncan Revie said: “It’s a great honour to welcome Sheikh Hamad to the Asian Forum, with Qatar being an example of the rapid growth of football within Asia; we’re delighted to be able to offer our delegates the opportunity to network and do business with one of the most influential footballing administrators on the planet.”

The Forum, held in partnership with the Asian Football Development Project founded and chaired by HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, 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.

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 

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