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Paris Espace Grande Arche Venue to host famed Sportsbiz '08 event

eTN  Sep 07, 2008


Renowed international sports marketing forum will be held in Paris this month with the top World Leagues participating – September 17-19 2008.
SPORTSbiz is the global sports business & media convention (management, marketing, stadia, media & broadcasting) focusing on the three sectors conference, exhibition and event, create synergies also between the sport core market and sport related branches. The conference takes place on all three days of the SPORTSbiz convention at the famous Espace Grande Arche venue in Paris la Defense. International industry representatives will be discussing topics of concern both now and in the future to the sport industry business. SPORTSbiz convention is trend barometer for the economic and political development in the sports industry.

A host of leading Clubs, Leagues, Sponsors, Agencies, Tournaments… have already confirmed their presence at SPORTSbiz 2008 this year's must attend event in the sport industry.

Paris SportsBiz ‘08 will see a global cross section of brands and rights holders convening for 3 days, including Carlsberg, Sony, Siemens, Coca Cola, McDonald’s, AC Roma, FC Juventus, PSG, RCD Espaniol, CSKA… providing an unparalleled opportunity for all industry decision makers. With over 3.000 delegates having already confirmed their presence at Paris SportsBiz ‘08, this year’s event will be the hub of the sport business industry.

This year's Conference Programme is set to be the most illustrious.
With topics being discussed this year ranging from Sport Marketing and Sponsorships to Integrating Media Rights; the 3 day Conference Schedule will provide a valuable point of learning for all within the Sports Industry.

Convention key topics: key themes of Financing Sport; Organize, Promote and Host Sport Event; Players Representing; Contract Negotiations; Broadcasting; New Technologies; Sport Marketing & Sport Sponsorship; Licensing & Media Rights; Psychology of Game – Psychology of Players.

To view the Conference Program, please visit the SportsBiz convention web site

Clubs, Leagues, federations 23%.... Agencies, Sponsors 36%.... Media & New technology 21%.... Stadia 20%

Chief Executives, Vice Presidents, Directors, Chairman’s, Marketing, Commercial, Sporting, Financial Directors, Board Members, Operations, IT, Hospitality, Stadium Managers, Press Officers, PR, Administration, Coaches, Scouts, Brand Managers, Official Sponsors, Licensors, Licensees, Marketing Agencies, Advertising Agencies, Research, Consultant, Management, Consultant, Evaluation, Purchasing, Insurance, Right Holders, Sport Tourism, Schools, Author, Global Broadcasters, Publishers, Commentators, Media Experts, Online and Mobile Networks, Photographers, TV Channels, Radio, Gaming, Cable Operators, Telecommunication, TV Right, Wireless, Network Operators, Security, Event Managers, Stadia Tech, Artificial Turf, Stadia Suppliers, Construction, LED Displays, Stadia Designers, Ticketing, Perimeter, Stadia Advertising, Sport Installation, Sport Equipment, Health, Safety…

Steve Bradley, Board Director, HILL AND KNOWLTON; Terry Cecil, President and CEO, ISC; Sam Rush, Chief Operating Officer, WASSERMAN MEDIA GROUP; Joan Cusco, Managing Director Beach Soccer, FIFA; Richard Dorfman, Managing Director, A1GP; Ian Forbes, Chief Executive Officer, FIA GT; Carlos Alberto Tores, Captain of Brazilian Dream team 1970; Rildo Da Costa Menezes, Former Brazilian National Team player; Marcelo Teixeira, President, FC SANTOS, Leo Rabello, President, ABAF, Chris Woerts, Marketing Director, FC FEYENOORD; Stephane Thuillier, Marketing Director, PSG PARIS SAINT GERMAIN Fabio Santoro, Marketing Director, LEGA CALCIO EsteveCalzada, Former Chief Marketing Officer, FC BARCELONA Andrea Caloro, Director of Licensing, AS ROMA Nikos Lepenioitis, Marketing Director, OLYMPIACOS Marco Fassone, Marketing Director, FC JUVENTUS Adolfo Bara, Marketing Director, RCD ESPANYOL BARCELONA Adam Mehl, Marketing Director, DALLAS MAVERICKS Ted Johnson, Marketing Director, MINESSOTA TIMBERWOLVES Blain Skinner, Marketing Director, LA LAKERS Kosta Iliev, Sport Director, FIBA EUROPE Raymond Bauriaud, Marketing Director, BASKETBALL FEDERATION FRANCE Sergey Kushchenko, President, CSKA Gianluca Trisolini, Marketing Director OLIMPIA MILANO Pedro Galvan, Marketing Director, EUROLEAGUE Andrea Bassani, Director of Televizion, EUROLEAGUE Fabien Grobon, Sponsoring Director, ROLAND GARROS Jim O'Toole, President and CEO, POWERBOAT P1 Luis Carulla, Marketing Director, IAAF Anthony Edgar, Head of Olympic Games Media, IOC Lon Rosen, VP Sports, WILLIAM MORRIS AGENCY Philip Button, VP Global Sports, WILLIAM MORRIS AGENCY Guillaume Huard, Marketing Director, ATOS ORIGIN Alexei Nikolaev, Director for Europe, BEST Andre Mika, VP Broadband and New Media, NHL Marcel Cordes, Executive Director, SPORT+MARKT Stefan Felsing, Executive Vice President, SPORTFIVE Dan Harrington, Owner, COUCHMAN HARRINGTON ASSOCIATES Nic Couchman, Owner, COUCHMAN HARRINGTON ASSOCIATES Dr. Rogan Taylor, Director, UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL Paul Wright, Director of Sales, SKY Roch Pellerin, Managing Director Europe, ESPN CLASSIC Eric Siereveld, Director Media Sales, SONY Keld Strudahl, Chief Marketing Officer, CARLSBERG Ellen Lucey, Director Sports Marketing, COCA COLA COMPANY Francesco Moneta, President, EGG EVENTI Maurice Tollenaar, VP Media Rights, SPORTFIVE Lynn Lashbrook, President, SPORT MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE Larry Katz, Director, SPORT TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH LABORATORY…etc.

Paris Espace Grande Arche Venue to host famed Sportsbiz '08 event

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