iSportConnect Named Social Media Partner for IWF Moscow Forum

May 9, 2011

We are delighted to confirm that iSportconnect will be the Social Media Partner for The Inside World Football Moscow Forum, which will bring together for the first time the key players involved in the 2018 FIFA World Cup™– the local Organising Committee, the Candidate Host Cities and Russian football governing bodies – with a wide range of international specialists.

The IWF Moscow Forum sub community at iSportconnect will act as a virtual meeting room, so that forum participants can interact before, during and after the event in a secured way, thanks to the site’s Strict Door Policy.

Held at Moscow’s prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel on 23-24 June 2011, participation is a must for any global firm looking to supply its services to Russia in the run-up to the World Cup™, and for Russian organisations seeking to learn more about the latest in industry expertise.

“Russia’s victorious World Cup™ bid was an exciting moment for the country, but it was just the beginning of a long and challenging journey”, said Simon Joseph, Director of the Forum. “With an intensive programme covering all aspects of organising a major modern sporting event, the Forum is a unique opportunity to be there as preparations kick off for 2018.”

More details on the Forum can be viewd at iSportconnect event section:

Confirmed speakers include Walter Gagg, Director, FIFA; Marcin Herra, President, PL.2012; David Thomson, Group Events Director, Wembley Stadium; John Barrow, Senior Principal, Populous; Diarmuid Crowley, Senior Vice President, IMG and Hazem Galal, Partner, PwC Brazil; Leader, PwC Global Cities & Local Government Network.

Confirmed sponsors include MegaFon, IMG, Populous and Wembley Stadium Consultancy.

Media Partners include Sports Features, Sports Pro, Host City and Russian sport news portal

The Inside World Football Moscow Forum is the latest in a series of sport-related initiatives from Eventica. The company played a supporting role on the successful Russia 2018 World Cup™ bid campaign, organises the Global Sports Industry Congress in London and has launched a specialised sport marketing arm, Mildberry Sports Lab.


Jonti Small, PR Director

T: +44 207 183 2560

Twitter: IWF_MoscowForum