Soccerex China First Speakers Announced

Soccerex China First Speakers Announced
Soccerex are delighted to unveil the first batch of expert speakers who will feature in the conference of the inaugural Soccerex China event.


Taking place at the magnificent Zhuhai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICEC) on 17-18 April 2018, Soccerex China is set to deliver unrivaled networking and learning opportunities for both domestic and international business looking to support the growth of football in China.

This exclusive event includes a conference programme that focuses on China’s National Football Plan, an ambitious strategy designed around football development in China from grassroots to pro leagues to see the national team soon competing head to head with the world’s best. The conference programme will also revise several topics such innovation, commercial opportunities and best practices with global football experts arriving from all four corners of the world.

The conference programme provides an opportunity for Chinese football professionals to learn about best practices first hand from leading experts of European clubs from top tier leagues such as LaLiga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Premier League. On the other hand, their European counterparts will be able to learn about the implications and opportunities of China’s Football Plan, the Chinese football fan base and the best ways to promote a business in the most populated country in the world.

With topics ranging from business development strategy and football development to eSports and the future of broadcasting, Soccerex China is set to provide Chinese locals and foreign organizations wishing to do business in the region with the necessary knowledge set to successfully untap the unprecedented opportunities of the industry in China.

The Soccerex China conference programme includes speakers such as:

  • Juvan Wong, Head of Commercial Operations APAC, Manchester United
  • Gerard Houllier, Global Head of Football, Red Bull
  • Marcus Kam, CEO China, AC Milan
  • Sergi Torrents, China Country Manager, LaLiga
  • Pinqi Zhao, CEO & Co-Founder, WanPlus
  • Wim Jonk, CEO, Cruyff Football
  • Rouven Kasper, Managing Director, Bayern Munich China
  • Benjamin Wahl, Head of China, Borussia Dortmund
  • Mark Sutcliffe, CEO, Hong Kong FA

Connecting football’s buyers, suppliers and decision makers for two days of insight, networking and business in one the fastest growing football markets in the world, there are multiple reasons why you should attend Soccerex China.

Visit the Soccerex China event page for more information

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