POSTED: Tuesday May 24th 2011
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English Premier League Executive & FC Dynamo Moscow President to Speak at Moscow Football Forum - 23-24 June 2011
24 May, 2011 - Two well-known figures from Russian and international football have confirmed their participation in the Inside World Football Moscow Forum. Held at the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow on 23-24 June 2011, the Forum will begin the countdown to Russia 2018.
Nic Coward, General Secretary of the English Premier League, will talk about cultivating a successful 'football culture', and what the Premier League has done to foster a collective vision when dealing with a range of challenges, from creating a safe and enjoyable environment for fans to developing a media rights strategy that benefits all clubs.
Yuri Isayev, President of Dynamo Moscow, one of Russia's leading clubs, has also confirmed his participation. A former Deputy Minister of the Economy and a well-known businessman, Mr Isayev represents a new generation of influential young leaders whose involvement in Russian football will be crucial to its future growth and development. His responsibilities at Dynamo include management of the club's new home, the VTB Arena.
Mr Coward and Mr Isayev join a long list of other high profile speakers, including:
- Alexey Sorokin, CEO, Russia 2018 World Cup Local Organising Committee
- Walter Gagg, Director, FIFA
- Marcin Herra, President, PL.2012
- David Thomson, Group Events Director, Wembley Stadium
- John Barrow, Senior Principal, Populous
- Diarmuid Crowley, Senior Vice President, IMG
- Hazem Galal, Partner, PwC Brazil
- Annelies van den Belt, CEO, SUP
- Karina Chichkanova, Head, Russian Infrastructure & PPP Practice, Salans
Confirmed participants include senior executives from Siemens, Cushman & Wakefield, Visa, gmp architects, Aon, SPORTFIVE, Lagardere Unlimited Stadium Solutions, Nussli, Sport + Markt, Helios Partners, FieldTurf Tarkett, Dow Europe, Triumph Media Group, Aggreko, BTD, Austrade, Beswicks Sports and many other leading names in the global sports industry.
The Inside World Football Moscow Forum, Moscow, 23-24 June, 2011, will set the stage for preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ - exploring the challenges that Russia faces and the part specialists can play in providing expertise to the organisers of the tournament.
The Forum's intensive programme will cover construction, transport, legacy strategy, media solutions, raising sponsorship and many other aspects of organising a major modern sporting event. For the latest details, visit: http://www.eventica.co.uk/?p=4169
Jonti Small, PR Director
T: +44 207 183 2560
About The Inside World Football Moscow Forum
Held at Moscow's prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel on 23-24 June 2011, the Inside World Football Moscow Forum will, for the first time, bring together the key players involved in the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ - the Local Organising Committee, the Candidate Host Cities and Russian football governing bodies - with a wide range of international specialists. Participation is a must for any global firm looking to supply its services to Russia in the run-up to the World Cup™, and for Russian organisations seeking to learn more about the latest in industry expertise.
Confirmed speakers include Alexey Sorokin, Chief executive of Russia 2018; Walter Gagg, Director, FIFA; Marcin Herra, President, PL.2012; David Thomson, Group Events Director, Wembley Stadium; John Barrow, Senior Principal, Populous; Diarmuid Crowley, Senior Vice President, IMG and Hazem Galal, Partner, PwC Brazil; Leader, PwC Global Cities & Local Government Network.
Confirmed sponsors include MegaFon, IMG, Populous and Wembley Stadium Consultancy. Confirmed Forum Media Partners include Sports Pro, Host City, Sports Features, PanStadia, Total Football, NTV-Plus, Gazeta.ru and Russian sport news portal championat.ru. iSportConnect is the Social Media Partner for the Forum.
The Forum is organised by Eventica, an events and PR consultancy, which played a supporting role during the successful Russia 2018 World Cup™ bid campaign. Eventica organises the Global Sports Industry Congress in London and has launched a specialised sport marketing arm, Mildberry Sports Lab.
For the Inside World Football Moscow Forum Eventica has teamed up with insideworldfootball, one of the leading online news source on the business of international football, from its home at http://www.insideworldfootball.biz.
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Name: Jonti Small
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