Soccerex, the global leader for the business of football, have today unveiled their event line up for 2019 which will see the organization returning to China and the US as well as adding a new event – Soccerex Europe – which will take place in Oeiras, part of Greater Lisbon and home to the UEFA European Champions, Portugal.
Building on the success of the inaugural event in 2018, Soccerex China 2019 will take place on 23rd & 24th May, in the beautiful coastal city of Sanya, in China’s Hainan Province. The event will benefit from the institutional support of the China Football Association and the Asian Football Confederation. The event will again provide an important bridge between this exciting market and the international football community, as well as a creating a platform for knowledge sharing in support of China’s national football development plan.
New for 2019, Soccerex Europe will take place on 5th & 6th September and will unite key rights holders and businesses from across Europe and the rest of the world, in one of Portugal’s most important economic hubs. The two day football business forum will be hosted with the support of Liga Portugal and will provide European football with an important in-market gathering ahead of UEFA’s ground breaking 2020 European Championships.
Today’s announcement comes just two months on from the inaugural Soccerex USA in Miami, sponsored by the London Football Exchange, which brought together over 1900 delegates at Marlins Park in Miami including the senior leadership of Concacaf, Conmebol, US Soccer, the Mexican Football Federation, Major League Soccer, National Women’s Soccer League, United Soccer League and leading regional broadcaster Univision who were event partners. Soccerex will return to the city in November 2019 to host Soccerex USA for second successive year, in partnership with Concacaf.
Commenting on the announcement of the 2019 event line up, Soccerex Co-Founder, Rita Revie said: “2019 looks set to be a spectacular year for Soccerex – we are thrilled to be building on the success of our events in China and the US by continuing to provide the industry with vital business platforms in these two vibrant markets and I am really excited to be bringing Soccerex to a new country with Soccerex Europe in Portugal, home of the European Champions!”
Soccerex has served the global soccer industry for over two decades, developing a reputation as the market leader having connected nearly 70,000 executives through events, spanning five continents, providing a platform for learning, development and commercial growth within the game.
For more information on Soccerex events please go to www.soccerex.com.