Asian Forum 2017

Taking place at the Grand Hyatt Doha in Qatar, 4th-5th December, the Asian Forum will bring 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.

Asian Forum 2017

4-5 December 2017 | Doha
Host City & Government Reps
C-Level, Director
Hours of Networking
Hours of Insight

Buyer Breakdown

Industry Percentage
Government 48.8%
Football Clubs 22.5%
Governing Bodies 16.1%
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%

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 iconic networking evening and a dedicated after-hours Luna Lounge.

The Hotel Gardens, Grand Hyatt Doha
05 December
19:00 - 22:30
The Soccerex social evening follows the first day of the event and provides the perfect opportunity for attendees to continue to network in the gardens of the Grand Hyatt.
Alcohol will not be served in this event area.

Dunes, Grand Hyatt Doha
03-05 December
18:00 - late
The Luna Lounge provides a relaxed setting from which to continue the day’s networking late into the evening in the comfort of the HQ hotel. Happy hour will be available here from 21:00 – 23:00 each day and live football games will be shown.
Alcohol will be available in this event area.

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 at the exhibition
All conference panels and workshops
All networking breaks
Social evening
Online Networking Tool within the Event App
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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The Soccerex Asian Forum 2017 will take place at the Grand Hyatt Doha which is HQ Hotel for the event and host to other surrounding networking events.

Sir Stanley Matthews Travel are the Official Travel Partner to Soccerex and can organise full travel packages including flights, hotels, transfers and visa advice. Please contact them to discuss all your travel requirements: [email protected] | +44 (0) 203 657 4748. 


Depending on your passport country of issue, visas may be required to enter Doha. For guidance on how to apply for Visas, please see


Our Partners

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

Global Partners and Institutional Partners

Media Partners

Event Suppliers