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MUMBAI: Soccerex has announced the participation of Globo?s Executive Director Marcelo Campos Pinto, Sky Deutschland?s Chief Officer Sports Carsten Schmidt and ITV?s Controller of Sport Niall Sloane in the ?Future of Sports Rights? panel as part of the Soccerex Global Convention, Rio de Janeiro, from 24-28 November.
The ?Future of Sports Rights? panel will address the digital advancements that are reshaping the way media rights are packaged and delivered. The panel will bring together rights holders, broadcasters, service providers and other media stakeholders for an exclusive session looking at the potential challenges faced and the benefits to be gained for everyone involved.
Pinto said, "I am very excited to be speaking once again at the Soccerex Global Convention, unquestionably the world?s leading football business event. With the 2014 Fifa World Cup and 2016 Olympics coming to Brazil, this event is an important step in determining the future for sports rights in the Brazilian market."
The Soccerex Global Convention is a five day business event consisting of a comprehensive seminar line-up, a number of networking opportunities, a two-day football festival and a packed exhibition which is already close to selling out.
Held in a purpose-built venue within the Forte de Copacabana, with panoramic views of both the famous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, the exhibition is a hub for business activity; as one of the main components of the convention it provides a platform for leading suppliers from around the world to showcase the latest industry products and services to delegates.