Posted on January 11, 2011

Under the Patronage of HE Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmad Al Thani, President of Qatar Football Association (QFA) and CEO of Qatar Stars League Management (QSLM), the second Sports Investment Conference commenced at the cultural village on Sunday.

The conference witnessed a wide participation from sports clubs, sports federations, National Olympic Committees, representatives of governments and businessmen.

Mr. Mohammad Bin Hammam, President of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) shed light on the Asian vision for the sports investment stressing that the investment opportunities are available in the sports domain at Asian Continent .

HE Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Secretary General of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) showcased the Qatari vision about Sports Investment and highlighted Qatar Vision 2030 developed by HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Heir Apparent and President of Qatar Olympic Committee that aims to achieve aspirations of Qatari citizens  in all domains.

On the first day of the conference there were number of presentations delivered by specialists in the sports investment around the world as Mr. David Bingham, Director of Sports Insurance in F6 Group gave a presentation about Sports Insurance.

The second edition of conference is keen on strengthening the cooperation between private sector and sports clubs. It will also provide opportunity for officials of sports organisation to benefit from lecturers and sports investments specialist.