Soccerex Global Convention
PwC Consulting and IMG will launch a consulting service at the Soccerex Global Convention in Manchester. The conference takes place from September 6-10.
Under the initiative, clubs, players, agents, and other parties will receive “asset/wealth management, life insurance, tax services & post-career income strategy,” among other services, according to a release from Soccerex.
“The shared expertise and philosophy that PwC and ING are offering will provide a fresh approach and we’re delighted that they’ve chosen Soccerex as the event to present it to the industry,” Soccerex marketing director David Wright said.
Confirmed speakers for the Global Convention include FIFA president Sepp Blatter, FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce, British Olympic Association chairman Lord Coe, Rugby Football Union CEO Ian Ritchie and England and Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton.
Leaders in Sport Summit
CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb will speak at 7th edition of the Leaders Sport Summit on October 8-9 in London.
The event will take place at English Premier League side Chelsea FC’s headquarters.
“I’m passionate about the game of football and about ensuring fair play, accountability and inclusiveness; I look forward to being a part of the Leaders Sport Summit and sharing my experiences and future ambitions for the game,” Webb said.
FC Barcelona vice-president Javier Faus will speak about how the club is able to grow its global audience while promoting the brand abroad. Faus is in charge of “finance and strategy” at Barcelona at the Leaders in Sport Summit on May 21 in New York City.
Faus is the fifth speaker to be announced, joining Jörg Wacker, Bayern Munich board member, Mark Lazarus, chairman, NBC Sports, Mark Tatum, deputy commissioner and COO of the NBA and Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck.
“FC Barcelona have experienced unrivalled success on and off the pitch and we’re excited to have Javier join us in New York for the Leaders Sport Summit, which is bringing together the best executives and brands in US sports with those from the rest of the world,” James Worrall, CEO of Leaders said in a statement.