Asian Forum 2016

The Soccerex Asian Forum 2016, taking place at the Grand Hyatt Doha, will provide the global football industry with unique insight, and access to the key development projects ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™. With more than 30 large scale infrastructure and stadia related tenders currently open ahead of this groundbreaking tournament, the Asian Forum - supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy - will allow delegates to hear from, and connect with, the decision makers directly responsible for their fulfilment.

Asian Forum 2016

5-6 December 2016 | Doha
Host City & Government Reps
C-Level, Director
Hours of Networking
Expert Speakers
Hours of Insight

Taking place at the Grand Hyatt Doha in Qatar, 5th-6th December, the event brings together the buyers and suppliers in football across the region for two days of insight, networking and business. The event combines a conference, exhibition and programme of structured and social networking opportunities.​

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During Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup™, and on many occasions since we won hosting rights, Soccerex has provided us with a crucial platform to disseminate our key messages. Furthermore Soccerex shares the Supreme Committee’s commitment to football’s global development. Kindly join us in welcoming this opportunity for Qatar to further develop its growing reputation as a premier host of football and sport-related events.

Nasser Al Khater
Assistant Secretary General, Tournament Affairs, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

Buyer Breakdown

Industry Percentage
Government 48.8%
Clubs & Leagues 25.5%
Governing Bodies 13.1%
Brands & Sponsors 12.4%
Other 0.2%

Supplier Breakdown

Industry Percentage
Agency 29.1%
Stadia 21.5%
Other 14.2%
Media & Broadcasting 13.2%
Products, Tech & Training 6.8%
Travel 6%
Finance, Law & Insurance 5.3%
Licensing & Merchandising 3.9%

Here is a selection of companies who have attended Soccerex events in Asia.

MediaCom Sport Worldwide
Galatasaray SK
Qatar Stars League
Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LaLiga)
The FA
US Soccer Federation
Málaga CF
Wasserman Media Group
The Premier League (1)
Club Atlético de Madrid
Qatar Football Association
BeIN Sports
Al-Arabi Club
Pinsent Masons
AC Milan
Chinese Football Association
UAE Football Association
Valencia CF
All India Football Federation
Chelsea FC

It is very important to have such an event especially for networking. It’s a great networking tool. It is a very important platform to communicate and show ideas.

Li Jiuquan
Marketing Director, Chinese Football Association


Enjoy our networking parties; from a VIP Dinner held the night before our event, to an iconic networking evening and a dedicated after-hours Luna Lounge.

You come back from Soccerex events with not just contacts but with new friends.

Gaizka Mendieta
Former Spanish International

Get Involved

Whether you are a one man band or a large multi-national corporation, we offer a variety of ways for your company to grow your presence in the football industry. Please see below the different packages we offer:

Delegate Exhibitor Sponsor
All core networking opportunities in the exhibition hall
All conference panels and workshops
All happy hours
Social evenings
Online Networking Tool
Dedicated account management
Additional advertising benefits
Dedicated area for meetings and promotion
Introduction to key stakeholders Upgrade Available
Opportunity to attend SoccerMatch Upgrade Available
Physical and onscreen branding throughout the venue
Access to the VIP lounge, our C-Suite networking facility Upgrade Available Upgrade Available
Speaking opportunity (subject to availability)
Media value through event coverage
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Media Accreditation

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Travel And Accommodation

Soccerex’s official travel partners are Sir Stanley Matthews Travel. For all your travel requirements at any Soccerex event, please visit their website.

Our Partners

This year at the Asian Forum, Soccerex is proud to showcase our partners and sponsors.

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