Soccerex 2014 African Forum

The 2014 African Forum in Durban 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,” said Robin Peterson, CEO of the SAFA Development Agency.

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

Soccerex 2014 Asian Forum

The Soccerex Asian Forum will take place in Jordan in May. Dates have yet to be announced.

Soccerex and the Asian Football Development Project are partnering to stage the event.

Soccerex CEO Duncan Revie and FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan recently inked the partnership in the Middle Eastern nation to create a new event for 2014.

“It is an honour to be bringing Soccerex to Jordan. The country is the gateway to Asia, an immensely populous region with a huge passion for football and huge potential for business,” Soccerex CEO Duncan Revie said in a statement.

I am delighted Soccerex can play a part in that through the Soccerex Asian Forum.”

Soccerex 2014 Global Convention

Soccerex is going through a rebrand ahead of the 2014 Global Convention in Manchester. Designwerk is revamping the football conference company’s logo and look, hoping for a cleaner brand with a “flexible hierarchy.”

FIFA vice president Jim Boyce has confirmed his attendance at the Soccerex Manchester event. He will be joined by former London 2012 Olympic chief Sebastian Coe, who will be 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,” said Revie. “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. Click here for more information as it becomes available.


Leaders Sport Network

Leaders Sport Network will be held in Lisbon, Portugal (Getty Images)

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]

By INSIDER’s Aaron Bauer 

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