Latest News on The International Conference on Sports Events & Economic Impact Copenhagen Marriott Hotel – Copenhagen – April 17-19, 2002

‘The Challenges of the third Millennium’ is the title of the IOC-president Dr. Jacques Rogge’s speech at the international conference in Copenhagen in only two weeks!

Experience Dr. Jacques Rogge speaking about IOC in the future, along with a number of other prominent speakers. The conference will focus on a series of main issues regarding the opportunities and benefits resulting from the staging of major international sports events.

Just to mention some of the prominent speakers:

  • IOC-President, Dr. Jacques Rogge
  • President Craig Reedie – IOC-member – British Olympic Association, UK
  • President Kai Holm – IOC-member – World Masters Games Association
  • General-Director David Williams, Brisbane, AUS
  • Chairman Peter Kiely, America’s Cup, Auckland, NZL
  • Executive Director Bengt Gabrielii, Got Event, Gothenburg, SWE
  • Ms. Lis Phelan, Marketing Manchester, UK
  • Commercial Director Huw Morgan, International Rugby Board, IRL
  • Director Diarmuid Crowley, IMG Limited, UK
  • Professor Chris Gratton, Sport Industry Research Center, UK
  • Director Pertti Alaja, Nordic 2008 Bidding Project (football), FIN
  • Man. Director Lars Thonning, Volvo Scandinavian Masters, SWE
  • Mr. Bendt Bendtsen, Minister of Economic and Business Affairs, DEN
  • Marketing Director Keld Strudahl, Carlsberg Breweries, DEN
  • Vice-president Tom Bacher, International Badminton Federation, DEN
  • For further information, please visit the conference website or contact International Conference Services, Phone +45 39 46 05 00, Fax +45 39 46 05 15, E-mail:

    Best regards,

    The Conference Secretariat