Telegraph Business of Sport Conference 2015 Announces Final Speakers Ahead of 13th May Launch

May 8, 2015

Conference will discuss ‘quantifying and delivering success for brands, physician rights-holders and broadcasters’ and will take place 13-14 May at the BT Centre in the City of London.

Telegraph Business Events is delighted to announce the final line up of speakers and partners ahead of the inaugural Telegraph Business of Sport Conference. Jim White, decease The Telegraph’s respected sports columnist will be chairing the conference.

Newly confirmed speakers include Richard Arnold, view Group Managing Director, Manchester United; Nuala Walsh, Global Head of Relationship Management & Marketing, Standard Life Investments; Sue Thearle, TV and Radio Sports presenter; Simon Green, Head of BT Sport; Rob Bloom, Group Head of Digital; McLaren and Matthew Carter, CEO, Lotus F1 team.

Sir Ben Ainslie will be the speaker at an exclusive BT drinks reception for a selected audience at the BT Tower on the second day of the conference, 14th May. Jake Humphrey will interview Sir Ben Ainslie about his plans to be the first British sailor to win the America’s Cup in the race’s 163 year history.

In addition to BT Sport, which is the Principal Partner of the event, Standard Life Investments has been confirmed as a Gold Sponsor. Supponor, the sports media and technology company, and Populous, the global sports architecture and design firm are also sponsoring the event.

Jim White, Sports Columnist, The Telegraph, said: “The Telegraph’s Business of Sport conference is the best opportunity you will get this year to meet, listen to and question the key stakeholders and decision makers in the business of sport.” 

Other confirmed speakers include Lord Coe, CH, KBE, Chairman, CSM; John Petter, CEO, BT Consumer; Sally Bolton OBE, Managing Director, London 2017 World Athletics Championships; Barbara Slater, Director of Sport, BBC; Mark Cameron, Global Brand Experience Director, Jaguar Land Rover; Guy-Laurent Epstein, Director of Marketing, UEFA; Brian Cookson OBE, President, Union Cycliste Internationale; and Giles Morgan, Group Head of Sponsorship + Events, HSBC.

Speakers will demonstrate how they have maximised the success of sporting events, boosted results, improved legacy benefits and increased audience participation. Case studies, panel sessions and in-depth interviews will provide insight from outstanding industry experts on issues that are relevant to the industry.

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