LONDON: Soccerex, the global leader for the business of football, is delighted to announce a media partnership with LawInSport, the leading international digital sports law publication, for the Soccerex Global Convention 2014 in Manchester, 6-10 September. The partnership comes as Soccerex expand their agenda focus around the current issues affecting law and finance in European and international football.

Under the terms of the partnership, LawInSport will help to promote Soccerex to the legal sector, with sponsorship of all football content of the site. LawInSport will join Soccerex’s network of international media partners benefiting from exposure to the Soccerex network before and during the Global Convention and will play a significant role in a legal session as part of the Conference Programme.

Commenting on the partnership, LawInSport Managing Director Sean Cottrell said:

“Soccerex is one of the “go to” football industry events in the world and we are delighted to bring our expertise in sports law and content delivery to help shape legal sessions at the convention. This partnership demonstrates Soccerex’s commitment to providing targeted content to attendees and LawInSport’s commitment to providing accessible and useful sports law content to help improve sports governance internationally.  We look forward to helping those working in the football industry understand and navigate the increasingly complex body of laws and regulations.”

Soccerex Marketing Director David Wright said:

“The quality of LawInSport’s editorial and the audience this has attracted makes them the perfect partner to help us engage with the legal sector. This partnership demonstrates our commitment to providing targeted content for the finance and legal sectors and the involvement of LawInSport in our Conference Programme adds real credibility and expertise in this area”.

In 2014, after traveling across five continents over the last 13 years, the Soccerex Global Convention is returning to Manchester, the city of its birth, 6-10 September 2014. The event conference agenda will provide programmes of dedicated content tailored specifically for Performance, Stadia, Commercial and Finance & Law departments of football clubs and the companies they engage with. With this partnership, industry stakeholders will benefit from bespoke content pre and at event and the opportunity to learn from experts on the biggest issues currently affecting the industry.

The event also includes a two-day Football Festival, exhibition and unrivalled networking opportunities.

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About Soccerex

Soccerex has established itself as the leading event provider for the football industry and has been leading the way in the business of football ever since 1995, building a vast network of contacts and business associates over the world and providing the ultimate platform for networking and doing business in football. Soccerex events combine an exhibition, conference, social events and networking opportunities, providing the industry with an unrivalled platform to do business and helping the sport to grow in strategic markets around the world.

Since its launch 18 years ago, Soccerex has hosted over 33 events across five continents. The Soccerex portfolio includes an annual Global Convention complimented by regionalised Forums.

About Law in Sport

LawInSport provide expert commentary and analysis on the latest issues and legal developments in the world of sport. Publishing daily sports law information, topical articles of legal opinion written by those working in the field, videos and podcasts as well as information about sports law firms, books, events and courses, they have over 12,000 monthly readers consisting of sports lawyers, professionals, academics and students from 141 countries. LawInSport is a partner of BASL, the British Association of Sport and Law.