Global Convention 2016

26-28 September 2016 | Manchester
3000+
Delegates
170+
Exhibitors
700+
Rights Holders
450+
Clubs
65%
C-Level, Director
80+
Countries
32+
Hours of Networking
28+
Hours of Insight

The Soccerex Global Convention brings together the leading buyers and suppliers in world football for three days of unrivalled insight, networking and business. Taking place in Manchester, 26 – 28 September at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, the event combines a conference, exhibition and programme of structured and informal networking opportunities.

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It was fantastic to talk about our product in our session and we met a lot of people, a lot of clubs, we've made some really good leads, had some really good meetings and the whole experience has been really, really good.

Vincent Pereira
Innovation Director, Solive

Buyer Breakdown

Industry Percentage
Clubs 56%
Governing Bodies 12.2%
Brands & Sponsors 12%
Government 11%
Leagues 6.8%
Other 2%

Supplier Breakdown

Industry Percentage
Agency 26.6%
Finance, Law & Insurance 13.1%
Other 12%
Stadia 11.2%
Products, Tech & Training 11.1%
Charity & Education 9.8%
Media, New Media & Broadcasting 9.7%
Travel 3%
Licensing & Merchandising 2.7%

Here is a selection of companies who have attended the Soccerex Global Convention in recent years.

Deloitte
West Bromwich Albion FC
SAP
Queens Park Rangers FC
Bury FC
Kappa
AFL Architects
Etihad Airways
Siemens
Charlton Athletic FC
Wembley National Stadium
The Premier League
Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
talkSport
Sportradar
KSS
KPMG
MediaCom Sport Worldwide
Sports Interactive
Villarreal CF
LG
Sky Sports
Mediapro
Paddy Power

With SoccerMatch I met ten clubs in 30 minutes, it is just brilliant. It really is the best way to meet them absolutely.

Carlos Tambussi
European Ambassador, Hinch.AS

Social

Soccerex's social platforms bring the event's business focus into relaxed informal settings; from a VIP Dinner held the night before, to onsite Happy Hours, iconic Networking Evenings and a dedicated after-hours Luna Lounge.

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 evening on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th September
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 Accrediation

Please fill out the media accreditation form to apply.
All applications will be reviewed and contacted shortly.

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

Soccerex are also able to offer favourable accommodation rates via our Host Partners, Marketing Manchester. To access these exclusive rates, please visit the accommodation portal.

Our Partners

This year at the Global Convention, Soccerex is proud to showcase our partners and sponsors.

Host Partner

Event Partners

Event Supporters

Event Sponsor

Media Partners