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Speakers confirmed for Aspire4Sport 2011 Conference

Speakers confirmed for Aspire4Sport 2011 Conference
October 13, 2011

Aspire4Sport, the Middle East's premier sport business exhibition and conference, has confirmed a series of high level guests who will speak at the November event.

Recent confirmations include:
• Ferrari F1 driver Rubens Barichello who will take part in a special Formula 1 panel session with Sir Frank Williams and other F1 experts;
• Hassan Al-Thawadi, General Secretary of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Supreme Committee, who will speak in a forum on what the local Qatari sport-business market needs to deliver major projects including the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani will join him on the panel;
• Jose Luis Saez, President of the Spanish Basketball Federation will speak about what it takes to create an Olympic star; and
• Horst Schmidt, Treasurer of the German Football Federation will speak about safety and security in sport.

Staged in Qatar, Aspire4Sport represents a unique opportunity for the global sport business market place to connect and network with senior decision-makers in Qatari and world sport.

The event offers '1on1' interviews with global sports personalities to discuss their careers and views on sport; exhibitors from businesses involved in sport; a multitude of world class sporting events, demonstrations and coaching clinics led by globally-recognized experts; the chance to network with leaders and decision-makers in the business of sport in Qatar, the region and globally; unrivalled entertainment and a chance to discover the ASPIRE Zone - one of the leading global sporting venues, and learn about the culture of sport that has grown in Qatar.

Other confirmed speakers include Carlo Ancelotti, Marcello Lippi, Bora Milutinovic, Sandro Rosell, Sir Frank Williams, and Interpol President Khoo Boon Hui.

Aspire4Sport will take place at Doha's Aspire Dome, Doha from 12th to 15th November 2011.

For details contact the Aspire4Sport team on + 974 4 432 9900, E:

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