The Sport Industry Group announced today that the Chairperson of UK Sport, Sue Campbell and the Shadow Minister for Sport and the Olympics, Hugh Robertson MP have joined the many other esteemed names as panellists at the FT Sport Industry Summit. 

The Summit is set to become the pivotal event of the sport business calendar with decision-makers and agenda-setters addressing the fundamental challenges facing the fast changing UK sport industry. With the addition of two such influential individuals, it adds significant weight to what is already seen as the most powerful line up for a conference in the UK in recent times.

Sue Campbell and Hugh Robertson will sit head to head on the first of the five thought-provoking, interactive debates taking place during the day – ‘The Price of Gold’ – which also includes Lord Patrick Carter, Chairman of Sport England; Debbie Jevans, Director of Sport for LOCOG and Steve Cumming, Head of Sponsorship of Coca-Cola GB. The panel is set to address many of the key issues in the industry regarding Olympic funding for the games and athletes, and the confusing structure of British sport.

The FT Sport Industry Summit is bringing together the key people from the private and public sectors to debate on the fundamental issues facing sport in this country.

To see a full list of panellists, speakers and the programme or to book your place at this high profile event, please contact Tom Caplan on 0207 240 7702 or visit http://www.sportindustry.biz/. Book before August 18th and save £145!