IEC in Sports Announced as an Official Partner of the Middle East iSportconnect Directors’ Club

By Community | May 19, 2014

Leading global media company, anabolics IEC in Sports are the latest company to partner with the Middle East iSportconnect Directors’ Club taking place later this month in Dubai, UAE. 

Supported by Dubai Sports Council and in association with INTERACT, the first ever Directors Club Dubai will gather a key group of high level sport business professionals including PGA European Tour, Turkmenistan National Olympic Committee, Falcon and Associates, Red Bull, Pepsi, Oman Sail, Dubai Expo 2020, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ADMM, Pro League Committee amongst others.  Decision makers will discuss how the sports industry can help to drive business in the Middle East. 

With a strong presence in the region and an industry leader worldwide, IEC in Sports are a perfect partner for the Directors Clubs in the Middle East where high-level discussion takes place to shape the future of the industry.

IEC is a media company active in distribution of television rights globally to sport events to a wide variety of media platforms. The company’s archive boasts more than 5,000 events dating back to 1993. IEC in Sports is truly seen as a major global player in the sports television business and has offices in Stockholm, Lausanne, Sydney, Hong Kong and Dubai to provide turnkey, focused and strategic service to its clients.

“It’s a pleasure to have IEC in Sports as Official Partner of the Middle East iSportconnect Dubai Directors’ Club.  IEC share the same objective to drive the sports industry forward in the region.” commented Michael Cunnah, iSportconnect Chairman “Working with such an established, global brand highlights the quality of our Directors’ Club.”

‘’The iSportconnect Directors Club Dubai is an excellent initiative; to share knowledge and experience with how best to develop the business and attraction of sport in the region.  IEC in Sports operates globally in sports media and has an office presence in Dubai.  We see huge potential for enhancing the reputation of the Emirates through sport and look forward to playing an active role for many years to come’’ said Peter Angell, COO of IEC in Sports.

The first ever Middle East Directors’ Club will take place on May 29, 2014 at the Towers Rotana Hotel in Dubai, UAE and includes an impressive panel of top sports industry leaders.  The high profile audience can network in a closed-door environment and discuss their challenges and the latest topical debate in the sports business here in the region.

Dr Ahmad Al Sharif, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council will open the event with a welcome to delegates and a short speech, to be followed by a keynote speech from Mohammed Ben Suleyam, President of Automobile and Touring Club and VP of the FIA.  A high-level panel debate will then take place with speakers from PGA European Tour, Turkmenistan National Olympic Committee, Falcon and Associates and Red Bull.

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