THE Sport Industry Summit 2013 is pleased to announce that Imtiaz Patel, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Multichoice South Africa, will be joining some of the sport industry’s leading experts to address the hundreds of delegates at the Sport Industry Summit 2013 taking place at Deloitte’s stunning headquarters in Johannesburg on 24th October.
Patel is the latest in an unparalleled list of speakers on a programme which includes a keynote from renowned journalist David Walsh, the man credited with exposing Lance Armstrong. The two men will be joined by an array of leading figures in South African and international sport and business including IOC Executive Sam Ramsamy and Amadou Gallo Fall, who heads the NBA in Africa.
Renowned MC, writer, presenter and CEO of Skududu Media Dan Nicholl will host the Sport Industry Summit. Other key speakers and participants at the event, which is backed by each of Cricket SA, SARU and SAFA, will include SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux, SAFA CEO Dennis Mumble, Cricket SA CEO Haroon Lorgat; Jenny Pheiffer, Head: Group Brand & Sponsorships, Standard Bank; Tom Jones, Principal, Populous; Rodney Swigelaar, Director of WADA Africa; international sports lawyer David Becker; Alastair Hewitt, General Manager of Castle Lager at SAB; Thomas Jankovich, Innovation Strategy leader at Deloitte; James Hutchison, Commercial Director at Superbru; Yolanda Arendse, Chief Marketing Officer at EXP Marketing, and many more.
They will address the most pressing topics in South African sport, including Governance, Ethics, Sponsorship, Stadia and Community, with delegates also having the opportunity to take part in panels and breakout workshops to share best practice and network with key industry decision-makers.