VSI
Dallmeier

Business Directory

Browse the Directory

Sign Up to the Directory

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

UKTI Partners With International Sport Business Congress

Mon 30th Jun 2014 | Football Industry Events

UK Trade & Investment has partnered with the International Sport Business Congress to support the International Sport Business Congress (ISBC) taking place at Liverpool’s BT Convention Centre on Thursday, July 17, and at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, on Friday, July 18.

A host of high-profile sports business experts from the UK and overseas, including Manchester City Council Chief Executive, Sir Howard Bernstein MBE, and Soccernomics author Professor Stefan Szymanski, will speak at the event.

The Congress has recently confirmed that a panel for a discussion on how sport can positively impact urban communities will include Rio De Janeiro Professor, Sandra Jovchelovitch, who teaches at the London School of Economics and is an expert on urban communities and social change; and Jene Elzie, Vice President of Marketing for the NBA.

Taking place as part of this year’s major International Festival of Business in Liverpool, the Congress focuses on the interplay between cities, brands and sport. The North West of England is the home of several of the world’s most iconic sports brands and events and the Congress will bring the two sport rival cities of Liverpool and Manchester together for a spectacular programme of sports business leaders.

Speakers over the two days include

 

  • §  Sir Howard Bernstein -  CEO, Manchester City Council 
  • §  Ian Ayre - Managing Director, Liverpool Football Club
  • §  Robert Elstone -  CEO, Everton Football Club
  • §  Ian Edmondson - Head of Major Events, London & Partners
  • §  Paul Samuel - Executive VP Europe, AEG Global Partnerships
  • §  Nick Varley – Founder, Seven46
  • Maurice Watkins CBE – Senior Partner and Head of Sport, Brabners
  • Dr Geoff Pearson – Football Industry Group, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Stefan Szymanski – University of Michigan
  • Professor Greg Whyte OBE – Liverpool John Moores University
  • Professor Keith George – Head of RISES, Liverpool John Moores Universtiy

 

Richard Morris, International Sport Business Congress Event Director, said:

“Linking up with UK Trade & Investment is fantastic in recognising the impact and opportunities sport presents for business and economic development. 

“Sport is huge and universally enjoyed and sport business is becoming a massive talking point, so we are delighted to be bringing international experts to the North West.”

Andrew Bacchus, Head of the UK Trade & Investment Global Sports Projects team, commented: “I am delighted that the International Festival for Business has recognised the importance of the sport business sector and has included the International Sport Business Congress within its programme of events.

“I personally look forward to hearing presentations from an impressive and knowledgeable cast of speakers, as well as joining the extensive networking opportunities the event will provide.”

The International Sport Business Congress is in partnership with Liverpool Vision, Marketing Manchester, and the University of Liverpool, creating a unique event in a region where sport has achieved global success and recognition and where the business of sport is one of the key drivers of the local economy.

For tickets visit http://www.internationalsportbusinesscongress.com/registration. Use promo code ‘early bird’ to get 20% off.

Keep up to date with the latest news on Twitter by following @CityBrandSport

Posted by: Aaron Gourley 

Icondia (Icondia-C-468x60.gif)
 
RETURN TO LATEST NEWS SECTION
SUBSCRIBE TO THE FCBUSINESS RSS FEED
 
If you have any football business related news stories you’d like to share then please contact us –
agourley@fcbusiness.co.uk  

Tweet

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

Arsenal Hosts Medical Conference

Thu 23rd Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

Arsenal’s medical team hosted its annual medical conference at the Emirates Stadium on Monday. Now in its seventh year, the event brings together medical practitioners from across sport, to pool...

Football Academies: A Key Asset Football Clubs Have at Their Fingertips

Thu 16th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

One of football clubs' most valuable and strategic assets are their football academies. This area of a club not only represents its values and history, but can also be the keystone for sustainable...

ATPI Sports Events & Air Partner return to Premier Sports Network for 2017

Thu 16th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

Leading global Travel Management Company ATPI Sports Events and aircraft charter company Air Partner have both renewed their partnerships with Premier Sports Network, the events and intelligence...

Edwin Van Der Sar To Share Club Brand Values At Soccerex

Thu 9th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

Former Ajax, Manchester United, and Dutch national goalkeeper, Edwin Van Der Sar will be speaking at the Soccerex Global Convention, 4-6 September, Manchester. Van Der Sar will be part of a panel of...