Ronnie Irani set to speak at iSportconnect Christmas Dinner

December 1, 2016

With just 5 days to go until the iSportconnect Directors’ Club and Christmas Dinner, the world’s largest global private network of sports business executives is delighted to announce former England cricketer Ronnie Irani will be speaking at the dinner.

Ronnie Irani, former Professional Cricketer with Essex County Cricket Club, where he also served as captain. He also played for Lancashire and the England National Team and is currently President of Athena Pacific Ltd and Co-Inventor of OrthoSole, a patented customisable insole.

The event will take place on Tuesday 6th December at The Grange St Paul’s in London, and will kick off at 16:00 BST.

The Christmas dinner, following the Directors’ Club, will be in association with Lord’s Taverners, the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity whose objective is to give disadvantaged and disabled young people a sporting chance by creating a range of sport opportunities for young people from deprived areas and those with disabilities.

The iSportconnect Directors’ Club will round off a fantastic year of sport with the 2016 UEFA European Championships, Copa America Centenario and the Olympic Games just some of the highlights of this global sporting calendar.

Panelists at the event include Greg Clarke, FA Chairman; Peter Hutton, CEO of Eurosport; Peter Gutierrez, CEO of Intercarabao; and Benjamin Morel, Senior VP & MD EMEA at the NBA.


Ronnie Irani will be a guest speaker during the Christmas Dinner




Directors’ Club events are a gathering of exclusively invited director level delegates, partaking in a BBC Question Time-style discussion with a panel of well-established executives from the sports business industry. 

Followed by networking, the discussion is held without the press and follows the Chatham House Rule, allowing for an open and free flowing debate.

Invitation Policy: iSportconnect Directors’ Club is an invitation-only event open exclusively for chief executives, chairmen and director level executives from governing bodies, sports teams and sponsorship brands.

To register your interest in attending the Directors’ Club and Christmas Dinner, please contact

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