iSportconnect team up with World Football Forum for Paris Directors’ Club

April 27, 2016

iSportconnect, the world’s largest global private network of sports business executives, is delighted to announce our Paris Directors’ Club will take place on 7th July.

The second Directors’ Club of the year will take place at Dentons offices in Paris.

The event will be part of this year’s World Football Forum which will take place from 7-8th July in the French capital.

The event takes place just days before the final of Euro 2016 in Paris at the Stade De France.

The central theme of the World Football Forum in 2016 is the ‘New Geography of Football’ – the high-growth new markets for the international game.

The globalisation of football is being felt just as strongly in new markets – from China, FIFA World Cup host nations Russia and Qatar through to India and South-East Asia.

The World Football Forum will offer the first chance to chart the opportunities and challenges ahead for the international football industry.

Dentons is the world’s first polycentric global law firm. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2015 Global Elite Brand Index, the Firm is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value in new and inventive ways.WFF stock image

Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge.

The event will be the second Directors’ Club of the year with a successful London Directors’ Club taking place in March this year.

iSportconnect has previously held Paris Directors’ Clubs at the French Football Federation and in 2013 at PSG’s Parc des Princes with previous panellists including: Arnaud Simon of Eurosport France, Pascal Grizot President of the Ryder Cup 2018 organising committee, Thibaut Potdevin from Euro 2016 and Jeremy Botton from the French Tennis Federation.

iSportconnect chairman Michael Cunnah said: “We are delighted to announce our latest Directors’ Club this edition taking place in Paris. It will be a fantastic occasion in partnership with the World Football Forum and in a summer where sport will be in the spotlight as the European Championships reach their climax.

Edward Cowell, Event Director, World Football Forum: “We are very excited to be working with iSportconnect and, in a first for the World Football Forum, to be hosting a special edition of the Directors’ Club at our 2016 event. The format of the Directors’ Club will be an ideal fit for the Forum, and will add a very welcome extra dimension for our participants.”

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