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Europe’s biggest sports business conference SpoBiS to kick-off on Monday

SPONSORs Business Summit (SpoBiS)

SPONSORs Business Summit (SpoBiS)
The 19th SPONSORs Business Summit (SpoBiS) will take place at the CCD Congress Center in Dusseldorf, Germany on February 9 and 10. The SpoBis 2015 will have 40 hours of compelling content in form of presentations and panels on one main stage and 15 forums.

The two-day event has established itself as one of Europe’s leading sports business conference with stakeholders from all sectors in attendance. More than 100 speakers will audience leading decision-makers from sports business.

Wolfgang Niersbach (President, DFB), Hans-Joachim Watzke (Managing Director, Borussia Dortmund), Stephan Grühsem (General Representative, Volkswagen) and Dr. Jens Thiemer (Vice President Marketing Communications, Mercedes-Benz) will be just a few of the top names expected to attend the SpoBis 2015. The event will also have an Indian football angle with Arunava Chaudhuri (Arunava about Football) and Chris Punnakkattu Daniel (CPD Football) in attendance.

Representatives from major football clubs like FC Bayern Munich, Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Schalke 04 will be also present at the event, besides leagues and federations such as the FIFA, Bundesliga, International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) and NBA.

There will be also a strong presence from the corporate world with major brands such as adidas, Allianz, Audi, Castrol, Coca-Cola, Red Bull and SAP giving their views on their experience in the sports business.

The attendees will be able to interact and track on the latest developments in sports business. Presentations and panels on various topics such as “Sponsorship success factors”, “Brands become media”, “Sport and politics”, “Digital merchandising 3.0”, “Sport as a brand – brands in sport”, “The Bundesliga internationally” and “Sport & law” will further highlight the needs of the sports world in 2015 and the years to come.