Meet the new geography of football in Paris!
As France prepares to welcome the world for the opening match of Euro 2016, the countdown has also begun for the World Football Forum. With one month to go, now is the time to book your place at WFF 2016 in Paris – to join the most international gathering of the football community ever seen at the event.
With the focus on the ‘new geography of football’, the leaders of the football industry from across Asia, Africa and Europe will come together at the World Football Forum in Paris on 7-8 July, just a few days before the Euro 2016 final.
Some of the high profile names joining the WFF speaker list in 2016:
Adrian Bevington, Club England MD & Director of Communications, English FA 2010-2015
Manish Bhasin, Sports Journalist and BBC Presenter
Cai Yanjiang, Director of Sports, ABU
Simon Chadwick, Class of ’92 Professor of Sports Enterprise, Salford University
Kushal Das, General Secretary, All India Football Federation
Sunando Dhar, CEO, I-League, India
Mark Dreyer, Founder, China Sports Insider
Feng Tao, CEO, Shankai Sports
Fu Qiang, Executive GM, China Fortune Football Club
Mark Goddard, General Manager, FIFA TMS
Peter Hutton, CEO, Eurosport
Richard Lamb, International Business Director, F.C. Internazionale Milano
Ma Guoli, Vice Chairman, Le Sports
Misha Sher, Head of Sports, MediaCom
Alexey Smertin, Member, UEFA Football Committee; former Russia team captain
Miheer Walavalkar, Chief Business Officer, LiveLike
Wang Dong, Vice President, Ali Sports
Mike Wragg, Head of Research, Repucom
Zhang Xing, Deputy Controller, CCTV Sports
WFF 2016 will measure China’s impact on world football, chart the changes to the game in India and throw the spotlight on regions where the opportunities for the football industry are the greatest. The geography of football is changing fast, and with fresh leadership in the sport’s most senior governing bodies steering the world game in a new direction, the World Football Forum 2016 will offer an eye-opening new perspective.
World Football Forum, Paris 7-8 July 2016 - the key event for the key players of the global football industry: the personalities who guide, influence and govern the world’s game.
Or call +44 20 7183 2560 to explore the new geography of football at WFF 2016