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Qatar World Cup Plans Discussed At Soccerex Asian Forum

Thu 10th Apr 2014 | Football Industry Events

The Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy is the latest major footballing institution to confirm a huge presence at this year’s Soccerex Asian Forum, taking place on 13 -14 May, on the banks of The Dead Sea in Jordan, in partnership with the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP).

Led by Secretary General Hassan Al Thawadi, who will speak on the ‘Major Events Panel’ and deliver an exclusive presentation on Qatar’s plans to host football’s biggest event, the 2022 FIFA World CupTM hosts will welcome delegates to the VIP Lounge, and to their custom-built exhibition stand which will highlight the various projects being undertaken by the state over the next eight years.

With new stadia and infrastructure projects to be built, training facilities to be supplied and sponsorships to be agreed on, this represents a unique opportunity for the entire football business industry to be involved in the World Cup and the Soccerex Asian Forum will be the place where the industry gets the chance to meet the key decision makers from the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy.

Soccerex Chairman Tony Martin said: “It is a huge honour to welcome back Mr. Al Thawadi and the Supreme Committee for Delivery& Legacy to another Soccerex event. The positive investment being made by Qatar for the World Cup represents the commitment and passion shown for football within this thriving continent.”

Participation from the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy sees them join a record number of senior industry figures from FIFA and the AFC, as well as leading dignitaries from La Liga, Real Madrid, Liverpool, the United States Soccer Federation, Manchester United, the Australia Football Federation, the Qatar Football Association, Barcelona, the Japan Football Association, the All India Football Federation and Galatasaray, to name a few.

The Forum, held in partnership with the AFDP 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.

Take a look the full conference programme here.

For further details about the Soccerex Asian Forum please contact Soccerex on +44 208 987 5522.

Posted by: Aaron Gourley 

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