Oct 15, 2008

FT Sport Industry Summit 2008

Every corner of the sporting industry will unite under one roof on Tuesday, November 4 for the annual FT Sport Industry Summit 2008 in association with the Honda Racing F1 Team’s earthdreams programme.

This must-attend event, to be held in central London, will be attended by a host of key industry bodies, companies and organisations - one of the most influential industry gatherings to be assembled in the business of sport calendar.

The brands, whose investment in sport is so pivotal to its future during these tough economic times, will be present in force to listen and debate throughout the day. Large sport sponsors including Barclays, British Airways, E.ON, G4S, Ladbrokes, Lenovo, Norwich Union and Thomson Sport TUI, to name but a few, have signed up for the summit, ensuring their substantial voice is heard. Additionally, representatives from the likes of The Football Association, The Football League, The Premier League, The England and Wales Cricket Board, Premier Rugby, the International Rugby Board and London 2012 will all be in attendance, ensuring that the thoughts of the governing bodies are voiced during the various sessions. Nor are sports marketing agencies far from proceedings with brandRapport, Capitalise, Fast Track, MediCom, Octagon, Pilote Sport, Savvy Sport, Synergy Sponsorship and Wasserman Media Group amongst the executives in the room.

Over 300 delegates will benefit from the insights shared at this year’s summit, with high-profile speakers including Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, London 2012 Ambassador; Martin Broughton, chairman, British Airways and president, CBI; Lord Triesman, independent chairman, The Football Association; Lord Condon, deputy chairman, G4S and chairman, ICC Anti-Corruption and Security Unit; Johann Koss, CEO and president, Right to Play; and Nick Fry, CEO, Honda Racing F1 Team all in attendance to spark off the debate.

There are a handful of delegate places left for the summit, so to ensure that you don’t miss the chance to network with your contemporaries in attendance, Book your delegate place today. Contact the Sport Industry Group on 0207 240 7702 or visit

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