Ahead of the Global Convention, Soccerex has confirmed the final list of sponsors for the event. Key event partners include Spanish wine specialist Bodegas Iniesta who will be attending as the official wine supplier of the event and the Happy Hour sponsors, Sir Stanley Matthews Travel, the official travel supporters and world leaders in visual communications Getty Images who are official photographic partners.
The Soccerex Global Convention kicks off at Manchester Central Convention Complex on 26th September with a full program of conference sessions, exhibition stands and networking activities over the following three days. The Convention is held in partnership with Marketing Manchester and with the support of Global Partners Lockton and The Asian Football Development Project (AFDP).
Alongside institutional partners LaLiga, EFL and Serie A, the event has also received backing from global media partners Business of Soccer, Sportcal and Yutang Sports. Global media supporters for this year’s event include the cross-media platform Host City Magazine and online global networking company iSportsConnect. Leading specialist digital media and talent acquisition platform GlobalSportsJobs will be media partners for the event, with Major Events International as event commercial supporters. Innovative and cost-effective solutions specialist Index Group and technical event specialists Universal Live will beevent suppliers at the Global Convention, with professional service company KPMG as content partners. Sports legal experts LawInSport and digital agency LiveWire Sports will be event media partners, with the Radisson Edwardian Hotels as the official hotel suppliers. Sport Management Magazine will be our event media supporters, with government organisation Department of International Trade as event supporters.
The Convention will contain a number of companies providing delegates with in depth insight into the business of football with the likes of Active Ticketing, Mobile Media Content, FIFA TMS, JMA Wireless, SciSports, Sconnected and Beyond Sports all having presentation slots for what is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading football business event.
The Soccerex Global Convention also has several sponsors for specific parts of the event, including luxury hotel brand The Dorchester sponsoring the VIP dinner, VR specialists Laduma sponsoring the Social Evening on Monday 26th September and football fan app Playerproattending as lanyard sponsors. Sports Training Simulator company 360s will be sponsoring SoccerMatch and the clubs and brands breakfast, with She Kicks sponsoring the Love Football Zone this year.
Away from the Global Convention itself, Global Games will be official supporter of The Soccerex Football Festival 2016, held the day before the start of the conference on Sunday, September 25.