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Football Industry day at Etihad proves big attraction


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Foot­ball­tra­dedi­rec­tory.­com holds the third of its highly regarded Open Days in 2012, this week - Thursday 19th July.

The venue is one of the best in the North with football club and business representatives heading to the ‘1884 Suite’ at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium. The home of the Premier League Champions.

Former footballer and ex Everton physio, Mick Rathbone will be the main speaker. He will be talking about his award winning book, The Smell of Football.

There is something for everyone whether you run a small grass roots or non-league club or you are involved in the Premier League or Football League. A whole array of businesses and services will be attending, many with great offerings for clubs coming along.
Exhibitors will be covering a whole range of services and products from stadium build to mobile sims, emergency equipment to retail, legal services to using QR codes to increase revenue, imaging to matting, pitch equipment, outside catering and so on.

To register for additional free places simply email laura@sportsglobal.co.uk

Those exhibiting include: Arcadis, Dallmeier, Coade, Geoffrey Parker Games, Team Sims, Mark Harrod, Stirling Management Centre, Your Personalised Gift Shop, Arena Imaging, Cardiac Services, Access Audio, Willow Catering, Cardiac Science, Rigby Taylor, Agiliys, Mercer Print, Kleen-Tex and Sheards Financial Services, Spaciotempo Retractable Tunnels, Gazelle Sports and the club themselves.

With over 170 delegates already booked this free networking opportunity has been very well supported by both clubs and businesses alike.

As FTD Director John Booth enthused:

'It is rewarding to see so many football industry professionals get involved in these events. The Etihad has proved the most popular venue yet, and we are looking forwrad to a great day. If you want to book a place there are still some spaces left.'


11.00 Registration and Coffee

11.15 Opening remarks

11.30 Mick ‘Baz’ Rathbone on the “Smell of Football”

11.45 Presentations throughout the day

13:00 Ground Tour

13:30 Lunch

14:00 Ground Tour

15.00 Closing remarks


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