Soccerex partner with sports marketing agency SDI Marketing for Asian Forum

2 December 2016 |
Soccerex partner with sports marketing agency SDI Marketing for Asian Forum
Soccerex is delighted to announce a partnership deal with SDI Marketing for the upcoming Soccerex Asian Forum, Doha, Qatar, 5th-6th December. The partnership will see SDI Marketing become event partners of the Forum, meaning a presence in the exhibition hall with a stand, branding around the event and sponsorship of a session on the second day.

Sponsored by SDI Marketing, the panel entitled “Activating Sponsorship Home and Away” will feature a number of senior representatives from various companies discussing what is required to successfully activate sponsorship across multiple territories. Members of the panel will include LaLiga Head of Business Development MENA, Jose Maria Arrabal, Nielsen Sports Managing Director Middle East, Jon Long and Emirates NDB Executive Vice President Head of Retail Liabilities, Assets and Cards Business, R. Sivaram. Moderating the session will be DANTANI Inc. Sports CEO and Founder, Omar Al Raisi.

Originally based in Toronto before expanding its services and adding office locations across the globe, SDI Marketing ventured into the Middle East in 2010 to open their first offices in Qatar, and have since become one of the region’s most innovative sports marketing agencies. Working with clients in areas such as Sponsorship Acquisition, Evaluation & Contract Negotiations, Athlete & Property Management and Corporate Social Responsibility, SDI will be looking to further grow their regional presence at the Soccerex Asian Forum.

“SDI Marketing has offices in key global hubs, including Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Doha. We will use our international  and local experience, connections, and wealth of knowledge to add value to the soccerex Asian Forum 2016. Together with the soccerex team we will strive to develop the event in the current and upcoming years, through community outreach, education and sport development initiatives.” Said Mr. Roy Roedger, SDI Marketing Global, President.

“Partnering with an esteemed organization such as Soccerex, SDI Marketing Doha has elevated its local and global profile. In return, we will implement our immense industry knowledge and resources, and look to deliver a successful Asian Forum. We are thrilled to part of this event and look forward to many years of a successful partnership” said Mr. Wassim Aldayah, SDI Marketing Doha, CEO.

“Soccerex is delighted to be partnering with SDI Marketing for our first event in Qatar. SDi’s wealth of regional knowledge and industry expertise has greatly aided our preparations and we are exciting about working alongside to deliver the our first Asian Forum in Doha.” said David Wright, Soccerex, Marketing Director.

Hosted with the support of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and the Aspire Zone Foundation, the Forum will feature expert insights from the top of the football industry alongside high-level networking opportunities for delegates, giving them a chance to connect and mix with some of the key decision makers in the business.

For more information on the Soccerex Asian Forum in Qatar please go to, call +44 208 9897 5522 or email

To contact SDI Marketing, please call +974 44665741 or visit

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