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World Football INSIDER is the official media partner of the Soccerex Global Convention for 2013 and 2014.

“Reaching a global audience becomes an easier task with this fantastic addition to the Soccerex media partners family,” said Paul Brighten, sponsorship and commercial partnership director of Soccerex.

“World Football INSIDER is a reference for many, and we are delighted to partner this Global Convention with them. The industry of football will benefit and grow with more information and depth coverage, which is the trademark of WFI.”

All host cities for the Russia 2018 World Cup have been invited to the Soccerex Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro.

Representatives from each city will present during a “Russian Workshop” highlighting Russia’s progress and projects. Representatives from the proposed United Football League between Russia and Ukraine will also present.

The Hoy Park Sports Development Centre announced it will be presenting at the Soccerex Global Convention.

The Park was announced at Soccerex’s African Forum, and will be used to develop young footballers in the Durban region of South Africa.

The Global convention will be held from November 30-December 5 at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

For more information about the conference, click here or call +44 (0)20 8987 5522


Pacific Youth and Sports Conference

Dates and location for the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference have been announced.
The conference will take place on December 2-7 in Noumea, New Caledonia.
Hosted by the Oceania Football Confederation, the conference will feature a presentation by Special Olympics Samoa aimed at giving youth athletes in Samoa a voice.
“PYASC is creating a positive impact in that the youth of today is recognised and can have their say,” said Tusitina Nu’uvali, National Director for the Special Olympics Samoa.

“From a Special Olympics Samoa perspective if someone with a disability can know their rights as a human being and be able to contribute to planning and be heard at PYASC, then I’m delighted that we’re part of this conference.”

For conference program and registration information click here.

Stadium Design & Development Istanbul

The second Stadium Design & Development Istanbul conference will take place March 4-5 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Speakers for the event include Andrew Amery, Managing Director London 2012 Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games, Naci Cansum, Senior Director National Basketball Association of Turkey, Slecik Avci, Vice President Turkish Green Building Council, and more.

Conference program and more speakers will be posted as more information becomes available.

Click here for registration information.

International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities Congress

FIFA will host a forum at the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities Congress in Cologne, Germany.
The topics “Artificial Turf: should it be used in Football?”, “Tackling the problem of Heat,” and “Protecting your investment through measurement,” will be discussed.
Representatives from the Dutch and English football associations and FIFA will take part in the discussions.
The Forum will take place on October 22 at the Koelnmesse Congress Centre East from 14:00 to 16:00.

By INSIDER’s Aaron Bauer 

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