Soccerex 2014 African Forum

Dates for the 2014 African Forum in Durban have been announced. The conference will take place on November 18-19 in Moses Mabdiha Stadium, the same venue as last year’s edition.

Themes up for discussion include legacies of Soccerex in South Africa, as well as business and football development in Africa.

“I’ve had a long relationship with Soccerex and I’m delighted they were able to do this arrangement with the city of eThekwini and the Province of Kwazulu- Natal to bring the event here,” Dr Robin Peterson, CEO of the SAFA Development Agency, said in a statement.

For more information on the conference email: [email protected]

Soccerex 2014 Global Convention

Soccerex will go through a rebrand ahead of the 2014 Global Convention in Manchester. It has enlisted Designwerk to design the new brand, hoping for a cleaner brand with a “flexible hierarchy.”

“I am delighted with the work Designwerk have done. The rebrand has given us a cleaner, better balanced, more modern core mark that is easier use,” Designwerk Partner and Founder Cristian Cook said in a statement.

“Our strategic and creative teams developed a unique identity which is flexible and versatile across all media, and will form the basis of their marketing collateral well into the future.”

FIFA vice president Jim Boyce has confirmed his attendance to the Soccerex 2014 Global Convention in Manchester, England. He will be joined by Lord Sebastian Coe, who will be presenting in a one-on-one session giving his insights on planning major sporting events.

“We are absolutely delighted and honoured to have such a major Olympic and sports legend as Lord Coe speaking at the Global Convention next year,” said Duncan Revie Soccerex CEO. “His expertise on bidding, winning, and delivering such a successful London 2012 Games will be an invaluable opportunity for anyone involved with major events.”

The 2014 Soccerex Global Convention will take place on September 6-10, 2014 in Manchester, England. Click here for more information as it becomes available.

Leaders Sport Network

The 5th annual Leaders Sport Network will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from Marc 30-April 1.

Around 100 commercial rights holders will convene in the Praia D’El Rey Marriot Golf and Beach Resort to forge business relationships as well as participate in round-table discussions and leadership presentations.

“With a new format designed following extensive feedback, we are confident 2014 will be our most senior and international gathering to date,” James Worrall, CEO, Leaders said in a statement.

To learn more about the Leaders Sport Network contact +44 (0) 20 7042 8666 or email [email protected]

Compiled by Aaron Bauer

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