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iSportconnect announce LaLiga’s Dubai Summit panel lineup and Kodak’s Jon Hall as guest speaker

By Community | November 13, 2017

iSportconnect is delighted to confirm the lineup for LaLiga’s Dubai Summit panel and that Jon HallKodak‘s Chief Growth Officer – has been added to the event’s stellar guest speaker list.

Spain’s globally popular football league is delivering more value than ever before for its partners and a special opening panel will bring together key decision makers from inside LaLiga’s brand relationships to explore how the league and brands work together to engage fans, innovate and optimise ROI for partners.

Adolfo Bara, Managing Director Marketing & Sales at LaLiga, will deliver a keynote speech detailing how the organisation has built its impressive global strategy before being joined by Hussein Murad, CEO and co-founder of Inspiratus Group, Fernando Sanz, General Director, Middle East & North Africa and International Sports Projects at LaLiga, and Ahmed Zaki, Senior Director of Live Communications at Du, who helped to develop LaLiga’s first High Performance Centre in the UAE.

​The quartet will dissect their working relationship and current projects, plus challenges they have overcome, to ensure the high-ranking delegates in attendance at Address Boulevard – the newest lifestyle address located in the prestigious Downtown area of Dubai – encounter expert insight into the sports industry.Other panel topics include broadcasting and the digital audience, a debate on what brands want from sport sponsorship and a discussion on the globalised digital market.

Hall‘s addition to the speaker list will add significant value to the content programme, having played a key role in Kodak’s business development, alliances, partnerships, revenue growth and strategic investments since 2015.

He boasts extensive experience in a variety of sectors, courtesy of roles at Formula One, Travelport, WPP Plc, Dow Jones and the Financial Times.

Ample break-out sessions on the day will give an intimate capacity of 150 top-tier executives an opportunity to take part in captivating conversations, build new relationships and – crucially – discover the local market.

Confirmed speaker lineup:

Jerry Newman, Sport Partnership Lead – EMEA at Facebook

Ben Morel, Managing Director and Senior VP – EMEA at NBA

Brett Gosper, CEO of World Rugby

Adolfo Bara, Managing Director Marketing & Sales at LaLiga

Nuala Walsh, Chief Marketing Officer at Standard Life Aberdeen

Murray Barnett, Head of Global Sponsorship & Commercial Partnerships at F1

Sanjay Raina, General Manager & SVP, Middle East, North Africa & Pakistan – Fox Networks Group/National Geographic

Aarti Dabas, Head of Media Rights, Broadcast & Digital at International Cricket Council

Alistair Kirkwood, Managing Director at NFL UK

Hussein Murad, CEO and co-founder of Inspiratus Group

Fernando Sanz, General Director, Middle East & North Africa and International Sports Projects at LaLiga

Jon Hall, Chief Growth Officer at Kodak

Ahmed Zaki, Senior Director of Live Communications at Du

What makes the iSportconnect Summit so special?

  • The Summit is open exclusively to Director/C-Suite level executives at sports rights holders, sponsorship brands and broadcasters.
  • Event capacity is capped at 150 delegates allowing intimate access to key decision makers in the sports industry.
  • As we follow Chatham House Rules, all panel discussions will remain confidential.

There is limited space for this exclusive event so please email Chris Edbrook (chris@isportconnect.com) to confirm your interest in attending.

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