Leaders
Dallmeier

Business Directory

Browse the Directory

Sign Up to the Directory

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

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 the European Healthy Stadia Conference which will be held on 27th April at Arsenal FC’s Emirates Stadium.

This will be the fourth international conference held by Healthy Stadia, and will celebrate 10 years of the European Healthy Stadia movement with over 250 delegates attending on the day.

The conference is now considered the principal symposium and networking space for professionals involved in the cross-cutting fields of sport, health and community development, but will also be of interest to those working in CSR and sport, facilities management, catering and sustainability in sport.

With an opening address from Arsenal CEO Ivan Gazidis, the 2017 conference will feature a wide range of plenary and breakout sessions led by national and European governing bodies of sport, clubs, foundation trusts, stadium operators and national government, including: 

  • Arsenal FC
  • UEFA
  • English Premier League
  • FIFA
  • FC Club Brugge
  • Portuguese Football Federation
  • FC Feyenoord
  • EU Sport Unit
  • European Club Association
  • KNVB
  • Norwegian Football Federation
  • Everton in the Community
  • KAA Gent
  • World Heart Federation

 

The 2017 edition of the conference will have a specific focus on the growing interaction between research, policy and practice in the field of Healthy Stadia, in particular the business benefits for clubs and governing bodies through engagement in development of health promoting sports venues.

As part of the event UEFA will review the impact of its sustainability and social responsibility projects at EURO 2016, whilst FIFA will launch its new tobacco-free tournaments policy which will feature at FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.    

Speaking about the conference, Patrick Gasser, Senior CSR Manager at UEFA said: “UEFA is pleased to support the European Healthy Stadia Network and its Conference.

“Football stadia have always served as a vital gathering point for the local community, bringing people together regardless of their background.

“Today, Europe’s football stadia are rightly adding public health to the social functions that they fulfil, and the Healthy Stadia Network is helping to make that happen."

To see the full conference programme, register as a delegate and see sponsorship opportunities, please visit the conference portal at: www.healthystadia.eu/conference

Posted by: Aaron Gourley 

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

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

Sir Craig Reedie: Host City Brings Cities And Events Closer

Mon 10th Jul 2017 | Football Industry Events

Sir Craig Reedie CBE highlights how Host City 2017 enables event owners and hosts to work together, with Host City Asia presenting fresh opportunities. The owners, organisers and hosts of major events...

Sporting Directors Summit Returns To Manchester

Fri 7th Jul 2017 | Football Industry Events

VSI the co-founders of the Masters in Sporting Directorship is returning to Manchester. Manchester’s iconic Media City is set to host VSI’s third global summit for Sporting Directors....

EPFL Announce Soccerex Global Convention Cooperation

Thu 6th Jul 2017 | Football Industry Events

The Swiss Football League, Eredivisie and EFL CEO's together with Liga Portugal President confirmed as speakers in Manchester. Soccerex has announced a new cooperation with the Association of European...

Premier Sports Network’s Fan Experience Seminar Line-Up Announced

Tue 4th Jul 2017 | Football Industry Events

Will Brass, the Head of Sales and Marketing at the Premier League, has been confirmed as one of several new top-tier speakers at Premier Sports Network’s Fan Experience seminar on Thursday, 7th...