Global Convention 2017

4-6 September 2017 | Manchester
Rights Holders
C-Level, Director
Conference Sessions

Dates have now been announced for the 2017 edition of the Soccerex Global Convention,
which will take place on the 04 - 06 September 2017 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex.

For the final time in Manchester, the event will bring together the leading buyers and suppliers
from around the world for three days of unrivalled insight, networking and business.

Combining a conference, exhibition and programme of structured and informal networking opportunities,
the Soccerex Global Convention looks set to deliver for attendees once again.

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The Soccerex Global Convention is definitely the number one event that pulls all the industry of football together, and for my first visit to Manchester and my first speech in England, it's been a really fantastic journey.

Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura
Secretary General, FIFA

Buyer Breakdown

Industry Percentage
Clubs 58%
Leagues, Feds & Gov. Bodies 21%
Brands & Sponsors 12%
Government 8%
Other 1%

Supplier Breakdown

Industry Percentage
Agency 26.7%
Finance, Law & Insurance 7.9%
Other 14.8%
Stadia 14.2%
Products, Tech & Training 15.7%
Charity & Education 8.6%
Media, New Media & Broadcasting 12.1%

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

Everton FC
Southampton FC
Bayern Leverkusen
Blackburn Rovers FC
Leicester City FC
Manchester United FC
AS Roma
Stoke City FC
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Sunderland AFC
AFC Bournemouth
German Football Association
Málaga CF
West Ham United FC
Leeds United FC
William Hill
The FA
Sky Sports
Glasgow Rangers FC
Aon Sport
Fluminense Football Club
Sevilla FC


The past 20 years have taught us that our unique social events are often the most valuable moments for connecting with fellow industry stakeholders. In addition to hosting social evenings at some of Manchester’s most iconic venues, our networking brunches, happy hours and late-night Luna Lounge offer more relaxed and informal settings to do business.

Social Evening Photo Gallery

The Convention has been fantastic with a brilliant social aspect to it that mixes football and business perfectly.

Mark Spink
Development Director, Thermopatch

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.

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 Accrediation

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

Venue & Travel

The Soccerex Global Convention 2017 will take place at the Manchester Central Convention Complex.

More information will be available nearer the event.

Our Partners

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

Host Partner

Event Partners

Event Supporters and Institutional Partners

Event Sponsors

Media Partners