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Key decision makers to gather at Europe’s biggest sports business conference SpoBiS

SPONSORs Business Summit (SpoBiS)


The 20th SPONSORs Business Summit (SpoBiS) will host key decision makers from sports business during the two-day event scheduled to take place at the CCD Congress Center in Dusseldorf, Germany on February 1 and 2.

SpoBis 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. The SpoBis 2016 will have more compelling content in form of presentations and panels on one main stage and various forums.

Christian Seifert (Chairman, DFL – Bundesliga), Alfons Hörmann (President, DOSB – German Olympic Sports Confederation), Dietmar Beiersdorfer (Chairman, HSV, Utz Claassen (President, Real Mallorca), Peter Hutton (CEO, Eurosport), Dr. Jens Thiemer (Vice President Marketing, Mercedes-Benz Cars) and Oliver Bierhoff (Manager, German National Football Team) will be just a few of the top names expected to attend the SpoBis 2016.

Representatives from major football clubs like FC Bayern Munich, Manchester City FC, Real Madrid CF and Bayer 04 Leverkusen will be also present at the event, besides natinal and international leagues and federations. There will be also a strong presence from the corporate world with major brands such as Audi, BMW, Deutsche Telekom amd 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 “Club structures in football”, “Sport as an innovation driver”, “Content in the future”, “Internationalisation”, “Sport and politics”, “Brands become media” and “Event staging and production” will further highlight the needs of the sports world in 2016 and the years to come.