ARGUABLY what is football´s most important conference is taking place in Manchester at the Central Convention Complex from September 7 to 9.
Growing from small beginnings, the Soccerex Global Convention 2015 is attracting some of the most important speakers and organisations.
Supported by the French Football Federation, Ligue de Football Professionnel, La Liga, the Football League and with visitors including Michael Owen, Sir Bobby Charlton, Davor Suker, Gaizka Mendieta, Louis Saha, Peter Shilton, Roberto Martinez, Tony Adams, Gianluca Vialli, Howard Webb and Eniola Aluko, many matters of major footballing importance will be discussed.
In one of his first interviews since the FIFA Elections in May where he was the main challenger to President Blatter, HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein will open proceedings by appearing in conversation with David Davies in what will be a timely and fascinating insight into how he views the standing of the beautiful game and what he feels the future holds.
All aspects of the game will be covered during those three days and there will even be 150 companies and specialists taking part in a football orientated exhibition.
For details of the event, and the entire programme including the full list of contributors see www.soccerex.com/events/global-convention which may be of interest even if you are unable to attend.