Soccerex Confirm Stellar Line-up of Past and Present Stars
March 22, 2011
Soccerex has announced this year’s roster of past and present soccer icons at this month’s European Forum in Manchester, 30-31st March.
The list of football VIPs at this year’s event includes the likes of Hristo Stoichkov, Carlos Alberto Torres, Ossie Ardiles, Peter Shilton, Bryan Robson, Patrick Vieira, Denis Law, Gerard Houllier, Gareth Southgate, Oliver Bierhoff, Graham Taylor, Paul Merson, Brad Friedel, John Scales, Ade Akinbiyi, Geoff Thomas, Iain Dowie, Lawrie McMenemy, Alan Curbishley, Darren Peacock, Joleon Lescott, Mike Summerbee, Quinton Fortune, Aaron Makoena, Clarke Carlisle, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, and Sebastian Bassong.
The event organisers have also confirmed a large number of big name club executives in attendance such as David Gill, CEO, Manchester United, Ian Ayre, Commercial Director, Liverpool FC, Peter Ridsdale, Former Leeds & Cardiff Chairman, Peter Pannu, Chairman, Birmingham City FC and Robert Elstone, CEO, Everton FC. Other key business names include Peter Kenyon, Creative Artists Agency, Dan Jones, Partner, Deloitte, Marcin Herra, President, PL 2012, Martin Kallen, Euro 2012 Director, UEFA, Andrea Traverso, Head of Club Licensing, UEFA and Ian Ritchie, CEO, The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Wimbledon.
The Forum includes a diverse agenda reflecting the latest issues in European Football including Financial Fair Play, sponsorship, rights holder relationships, digital media and fan interaction, Euro 2012 commercial opportunities and International FA development.