FT/IFA Business of Football Summit 2013 – 17 June 2013

FT/IFA Business of Football Summit 2013

17 June 2013| Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janiero, Brazil

It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the first Financial Times – International Football Arena  Business of Football Summit taking place on 17th June 2013 at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janiero.

Against the backdrop of preparations for the 2014 World Cup and a rapidly evolving business landscape, this invitation-only event will be a timely and unrivalled opportunity for an international audience of 200 + football business executives, corporate sponsors, broadcasters and football authorities to gain an in-depth analysis of the current business climate for global football, and to network with peer

Chaired by: Keynote Speaker:
Roger Blitz
Sports Correspondent
Financial Times
Joseph ‘Sepp’ Blatter

Other speakers include:

Ian Ayre, CEO, Liverpool FC

BAP, VP Marketing, Flamengo

Martin Broughton, Chairman, Sports Investment Partners & Chairman, British Airways

Felipe Faro, CEO, Santos FC

Ron Gourlay, CEO, Chelsea Football Club

Joseph Leahy, Brazil Bureau Chief, Financial Times

Marcos Motta, Founding Partner, Bichara e Motta Advogados

Eduardo Paes, Mayor, Rio de Janeiro

Marcelo De Campos Pinto, Executive Director, Globo Esportes – Rede Globo de Televisã

Aldo Rebelo, Minister of Sport, Brazil

Luis Paulo Rosenberg, VP, Corinthians

Marcel Schmid, Chairman, IFA

Alexei Sorokin, CEO, LOC, Russia 2018

Ricardo Trade, CEO, Brazil 2014 World Cup

Hassan Abdulla al Thawadi, CEO, 2022 Supreme Committee

Jérôme Valcke, General Secretary, FIFA

For the full speaker line-up and venue details please visit www.ft-live.com/football

We very much hope that you are able to attend this Summit. There is no charge to attend but places are limited, so we highly recommend you confirm your attendance immediately.

Please contact Lara Cornaro by email: footballsummit@ft.com or call: +44 (0)20 7873 4836

We look forward very much to seeing you in Brazil.