Soccerex Launch Rio Conference Concept

By Community | May 15, 2012

Soccerex have announced the Conference Concept for this year’s Soccerex Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro, medical 24-28 November 2012.

Spread over two designated studios, the conference will bring together the biggest names in football business to tackle the industry’s most important issues. Topics on the agenda in Studio 1 include goal line technology, Olympic/World Cup legacy, the future of sports rights, third party ownership and transfers, player development and the power of image in sport.

In Studio 2, there will be a series of targeted workshops and presentations looking at topics like fan engagement from a digital and physical perspective, the latest stadia developments and the requirements of World Cup base camp cities. There will also be a special debate featuring all the Brazilian host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Speakers for this agenda setting conference will be announced over the coming months on the Soccerex website but as with all Soccerex events, the line-up will be sprinkled with stars and already confirmed for 2012 are football legends, Sir Bobby Charlton and Carlos Alberto Torres.

The Soccerex Global Convention 2012 will once again kick off with a two day football festival on Copacabana beach, featuring local entertainment, youth talent and an international legends tournament featuring former players from Brazil, Colombia, England, Holland, France, Argentina and Portugal. The Conference kicks off on Monday 26th November where Brazilian Minister of Sport, Aldo Rebelo will be among the dignitaries in the opening ceremony. A packed international exhibition and a programme of networking and social events complete the schedule for what is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading football business event.