DAVOS, Switzerland, November 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Attracted by the executive managements of major sporting and business organizations, Davos Sports Forum event committee want the 2013 Forum - which will be held March 8-10 at the Davos Convention Center- to be a initiator for the future development of sports events and organizations around the world.
The mission of the Davos Sports Forum - committed to improving the state of sport - has driven the design and development of the World Meeting programme. The World Meeting remains the foremost creative force for engaging leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas.
Sport, like all sectors, is having to contend with a business world that has rapidly changed beyond recognition. The advent of unfamiliar and demanding issues is challenging the preconceptions of current business practice and how the industry reacts has become a crucial factor to future success. The Davos Sports Forum - World Meeting recognizes this evolution and consequently the programme for Forum was drawn together with a focus on helping your business negotiate these challenging times.
The Davos Sports Forum - World Meeting is a "must-attend event" for anyone in the sports industry. This event offers the ideal setting to do business, source new contacts, catch up with existing ones, discover the latest innovations in the industry and above all, meet your business objectives. As one of the pivotal events in the sports industry calendar, the Davos Sports Forum offers delegates a number of unique platforms to meet their fellow attendees and an unsurpassed line-up of panellists that includes the highest level of decision-makers.
With a speaker list comprising of some of the biggest names in both business and sports, the Davos Sports Forum provided delegates with clear advice on how to meet the many and varied challenges of this new business climate head on.
HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein, President, FEI
Wilfried Lemke, UN Secretary-General Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace
Dr. Thomas Bach, President, Deutschen Olympischen Sportbundes
Lamine Diack, President, IAAF
Ary Graca, President, FIVB
Sir Philip Craven, President, International Paralympic Committee
Bernard Lapasset, Chairman, IRB - International Rugby Board
Javier Perez, President, MasterCard Europe, MasterCard Worldwide
Hugh Robertson, UK Minister for Sport and the Olympics
Carlos Arthur Nuzman, President, Brazilian Olympic Committee
David Grevemberg, Chief Executive Officer, Glasgow 2014
José Maria Marin, President, FIFA World Cup 2014
Jin Sun Kim, President, PyeongChang 2018
Riccardo Silva, President and Founder, MP & Silva
Frédéric Donzé, Director, European Regional Office, WADA
Michel D'Hooghe, Chairman, FIFA Medical Committee
Corinne Schmidhauser, President, Swiss Anti-Doping Foundation
David Hill, Chairman and CEO, FOX Sports
Laurent-Eric Le Lay, Chairman and CEO, Eurosport
Alexander Atamanenko, General Director, Donbass Arena
Henk Markerink, Chief Executive Officer, Amsterdam Arena
Mutuma Ruteere, Special Rapporteur on Racism, United Nations
Dan Meis, Chief Executive MEIS Architects
John Barrow, Senior Principal, Populous
Dr. Jeno Kamuti, President, Fair Play International
J. Parrish, Principal Global Sports, AECOM
Stefan Kürten, Director, Sports & Business Department, EBU
Steve Byrd, Executive Vice President, STATS
Dimitri Huygen, General Secretary, ESSMA
Paul Radford, Global Sports Editor, Reuters
Simon Chadwick, Director, Centre for the International Business of Sport
Dan Rosenheck, Sports Editor, The Economist
A series of conferences are notably organized: Activating / Mega Events and their Legacies / Get racism out of Stadiums and Courts / Who controls sports? / Media Rights / Venue Experience / Platforms that Make the Most Sense / Fight Against Doping in Sport!
We look forward to meet you in Davos!
For additional informations, please, visit: http://sportsforum.eu
About Davos Sports Forum
The Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the sport by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and sport industry agendas.
Bringing together businesspeople, policy makers and journalists, it provides a forum for business talks, discussing business and legal issues.
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