iSportconnect Directors’ Club Launches In London
January 20, 2012
iSportconnect, the leading global networking platform for sport business, cough has announced iSportconnect Directors’ Club, London – an exclusive event for sports industry leaders to share market insight and best practice.
The event, in partnership with Generate Sponsorship and Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, takes place on 21st February and invites senior decision makers in the sponsorship industry to share high level insight and opinion on business trends and relevant industry news.
A specially invited audience of premium iSportconnect members will offer questions to speakers through a ‘Question Time’ style panel, followed by a round table networking opportunity in a relaxed environment.
The format of the event will include a panel of high profile speakers including Sir Craig Reedie, Member of the IOC Executive Board, Ed Warner, Chairman UK Athletics, Sally Hancock, Director, Olympic Marketing and Group Sponsorship at Lloyds TSB, Paul Vaughan, CEO of England Rugby 2015, with the session moderated by Richard Gillis, Sport Business writer and blogger for The Wall Street Journal.
The inaugural iSportconnect Directors’ Club successfully launched in Germany last November, with over 50 guests in attendance discussing the subject of Hospitality and the Law.
Founder and CEO of iSportconnect Sree Varma, said, ‘With the introduction of iSportconnect’s Directors’ Club, we are now creating a platform which transfers our online network into live events, enabling industry leaders to continue discussions off-line and connect face-to-face.’
Rupert Pratt, Managing Director of Generate Sponsorship, who are assisting to manage and promote the event, said, ‘This is a fantastic opportunity for Directors, CEOs and senior stakeholders to meet and share high level, market leading best practice and insight in an exclusive environment. This is exactly the type of event the sports marketing and sponsorship industry needs.’
Patrick Cannon, Head of Sport at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, who are hosting and supporting the event, said, ‘We are delighted that Sir Craig Reedie, Paul Vaughan, Sally Hancock and Ed Warner are able to be members of the panel on what should prove to be a fascinating discussion format.’
There will be three iSportconnect Directors’ Club events in London each year, with further events in New York and Barcelona in the coming months.
The event aims to attract representatives from sponsors, clubs, federations, and rights holders. Meetings with delegates can be arranged pre-event, as well as questions posted in advance for the debate through iSportconnect Networking tool at dev.isportconnect.com/directorsclublondon.
Live broadcasting will also be available to limited members of iSportconnect.
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