Fan Entertainment:  Attracting and Engaging fans

Fan Entertainment: Attracting and Engaging fans

It’s undeniable that fans and supporters are one of the most crucial stakeholder groups for football clubs. The new generation of fans require a whole new approach in terms of connectivity and hospitality. Clubs and stadia owners now have the job of dealing with more than just sport and are having to offer real entertainment to fans. In this article, we look at a recent survey by our partners ESSMA with the help of the European Club Association (ECA) that focused on fan entertainment.

Updated: Global Convention Conference Concept - New Sessions & Speakers

Updated: Global Convention Conference Concept - New Sessions & Speakers

Soccerex are pleased to unveil the updated Conference Concept for the Soccerex Global Convention taking place at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, 4-6 September. The latest version features new sessions and the first confirmed speakers across a wide range of topics such as stadia development, brand values, fan generated content and performance.

THIS WEEK IN THE FOOTBALL INDUSTRY - 3/2/2017

THIS WEEK IN THE FOOTBALL INDUSTRY - 3/2/2017

This week’s edition features the latest in Virtual Reality in the Premier League, Jim White's yellow tie on Twitter as well as an embarrassing marketing blunder for Spurs. Enjoy!

Asian Forum 2017 Conference Concept

Asian Forum 2017 Conference Concept

Soccerex are delighted to launch the Conference Concept for the Soccerex Asian Forum, Qatar, 4th-5th December. The Forum will tackle a wide range of topics from regional topics such as delivering major events, commercial growth and performance.

Football clubs and the Stock Exchange in 2016

Football clubs and the Stock Exchange in 2016

In the late 1990´s and early 2000´s, floating themselves on the stock market in order to raise capital seemed to be the preferred move for many football clubs, especially in the UK. In this article, KPMG´s Football Benchmark, Soccerex's content partners, analyse the stock market performance of listed football clubs from seven countries (France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Turkey and the UK) for the 2016 calendar year.

Asian Forum in Doha lays the foundation for Soccerex’s next chapter

Asian Forum in Doha lays the foundation for Soccerex’s next chapter

The Soccerex Asian Forum drew to a close last week, with delegates returning home to reflect on two busy days of networking, business conversations and insight on Qatar’s preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ and the development of the Asian football industry. They can also look forward to further opportunities in 2017 following the confirmation that the Asian Forum will return to Doha on 4-5 December next year.

Major League Soccer, A Challenging Rise

Major League Soccer, A Challenging Rise

The 2016 Major League Soccer (MLS) season ended last weekend with Seattle Sounders lifting the MLS Cup. Once again, the league set a new attendance record and because of the rising number of globally-recognisable stars coming to play in the MLS, attracted greater interest from the international media. However, MLS commissioner Don Garber still describes the league being in “investment mode”. This week KPMG Football Benchmark, Soccerex's content partners, provide insights on the North American top-division and what its prospects are for the future.

THIS WEEK IN THE FOOTBALL INDUSTRY - 09/12/2016

THIS WEEK IN THE FOOTBALL INDUSTRY - 09/12/2016

Our weekly round up collects the week's best football business stories in one place. This week’s edition features a Premier League first for Bournemouth, Nike further showing their market dominance, an innovative partnership from LaLiga and the first step towards implementing video referees in competitive football, enjoy!

Technological evolution of Qatar FA to be discussed at Soccerex Asian Forum

Technological evolution of Qatar FA to be discussed at Soccerex Asian Forum

Sports management and business technology experts, Analyticom, will speak alongside the Qatar Football Association (QFA) at the upcoming Soccerex Asian Forum, 5-6 December, to discuss how their football management system, COMET, supports the operations of both the QFA and Qatar Stars League (QSL).

AIFF & UAE FA General Secretaries to discuss major event hosting at Soccerex Asian Forum

AIFF & UAE FA General Secretaries to discuss major event hosting at Soccerex Asian Forum

All India Football Federation General Secretary, Kushal Das and UAE Football Association General Secretary, Mohammed Hazzam Al Dhaheri will head up a panel entitled “Breaking New Ground: Asia’s New Football Event Hosts” at the upcoming Soccerex Asian Forum, Doha, Qatar, 5-6 December.

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