Brands Back Soccerex Asian Forum
Representatives from the Asian Football Confederation, Royal Jordanian Airlines, PepsiCo and the Jordan Tourism Board will participate in the Soccerex Asian Forum May 13-14.
The Jordan Tourism Board and PepsiCo will serve as official event supporters.
Soccerex CEO Duncan Revie said: “These are first-class organisations that bring the sport and the community together, and we believe will help Jordan and the rest of the continent become a destination for the global industry and soccer fans alike for many years to come.”
Spanish club Valencia CF will join Turkish club Galatasaray in the speakers line-up at the Asian forum.
Luis Vicente, chief commercial and marketing officer, Valencia CF, will speak on the “Continent of Opportunity” panel to discuss the club’s global fanbase.
“Luis has honed his commercial skills working for some of the biggest clubs and players in football and will be a fantastic addition to the Forum,” Soccerex marketing director David Wright said. “Due to his vast experience within the industry he will be able to provide invaluable insights into doing business within the Asian market.”
Among other speakers confirmed are Qatar Football Association president Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmad Al Thani, La Liga president Javier Tebas and Sunil Gulati, president of the US Soccer Federation.
The Marriott Hotel Jordan Valley is the official event hotel. For more information on the Asian Forum contact Soccerex on [email protected] or call +44 208 987 5522 or +44 208 987 5522
World Stadium Congress
The World Stadium Congress will take place from May 19-21 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Doha, Qatar.
Mr Tariq Saed A. Al Abdulla, general manager & head of technical affairs of the Qatar Olympic Academy & Qatar Olympic Committee, will deliver the keynote address. It will be about Qatar Olympic Academy’s sport venue management program.
Architects from Zaha Hadid, Populous, IDOM/ACXT, HKS, and many others are also slated to speak.
The event is billed as “an international event promoting design and delivery of world-class sporting infrastructure around the world.” A masterclass will take place the first night, with the conference on the following two days.
For more information about the congress email: [email protected].
By INSIDER’s Aaron Bauer