Date

12th of September 2017

Location

MediaCityUK - Salford

Remaining

50 + Places Left

Speakers

7 Speakers

Background

Manchester’s iconic Media City is set to host VSI’s third global summit for Executive Directors. Industry power brokers, elite northern powerhouse business leaders and politicians will descend on the city’s cutting edge technology hub on September 12 to debate strategic leadership of a global sporting city. Sport is cut deep in the Manchester’s DNA. Its two footballing giants need no introduction while British cycling is proud to be housed in the spectacular velodrome. Old Trafford Cricket ground, home of Lancashire CC is one of the truly great Test arenas in the world. The event will take Manchester’s success as a case study from which delegates can learn about strategic leadership from a contemporary/real world perspective. Challenge your thinking and immerse yourself in the world of high performance to become a better leader.

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The Network

  • An invitation-only audience of over 150 senior leaders from global organisations celebrating sport, business & politics and how they interact with each other.
  • Build a network – personal and professional – across teams, leagues, brands and industry stakeholders who are elevating this important topic.
  • Meet the individuals who are championing progress and celebrating this high profile area.

The Agenda

This unique day of thought leadership will showcase world class examples of strategic leadership sport, business & politics.

Exploring real world case studies of strategic leadership across the global landscapes of sport, business and politics

Keynote sessions and discussion panels from the main players who are actively succeeding.

What to expect

An opportunity for leaders in sport to develop their knowledge and skills within a high-calibre peer group, participants are immersed in the world of high performance leadership. Participants will explore their personal leadership philosophy before discussing how to manage talent, build high performing teams and drive change. Sessions will be run by the leading high performance experts in the sports industry.

You will

  • Be immersed in a stimulating learning environment and engage in high level debate with peers.
  • Increase your self-awareness and develop a strong personal leadership philosophy.
  • Learn practical skills to manage high performing individuals and teams.

Learning Outcomes

  • Leadership philosophy and personal purpose
  • Managing talent
  • Building high performing teams
  • Strategic management
  • Leading change and innovation

Gain an insight into

How to Lead and motivate others

HOW TO Effectively develop teams to achieve strategic goals

HOW TO Drive change and innovation through the organisation

Conference Agenda

VSI

Professor Chris Brady: business of sport to Manchester

Chris will speak about the financial impact sport and business has on Manchester and surrounding cities delivering case studies that evidence the drivers thriving cities and communities and how this impacts sport, business and life.

Lunch

Panel discussion facilitated by James cooper:

Panel discussion facilitated by James cooper:
  • Richard Arnold, Director Manchester United
  • Andy Harrison,  Programme Director GB Cycling (confirmed), Brian Marwood, Managing Director of Manchester City Football services
  • Lancashire Cricket Club (invited)

Panel discussion facilitated by Frank McKenna

Panel discussion facilitated by Frank McKenna
  • Andy Anson: Chief Executive at Kitbag
  • Vincent Kompany MCFC: Belgian professional footballer
  • Kelly Southerton, former heptathlete for Great Britain
  • Goldie Sayers, former javelin thrower for Great Britain

The programme is subject to change

Why attend

VSi Global Summit for Executive Directors have attracted 300 senior executives from across elite sport, from 30+ countries representing over 36+ sports with 100+ brands

World – leading thought leadership from key influencers from global sport

Who attended in 2016

 

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Event Speakers

Kelly Sotherton

GB Olympian

Goldie Sayers

GB Olympian

Brian Marwood

Managing Director of Manchester City Football services

Prof Chris Brady

Professor of Management Studies

Richard Arnold

Group Managing Director, Manchester United

Andy McIntyre

VSI Chairman

James Cooper

Presenter, Sky Sports

Andy Harrison

Programmes Director GB Cycling

More names to be announced in due course.

Event Price list

Public

£349

Conference Name: VSI Sporting Directors Summit: strategic leadership of a global sporting city
Start Date: 12th Sep 2017
Duration – Day(s): 1
Conference Venue: MediaCityUK

Private

£499

Conference Name: VSI Sporting Directors Summit: strategic leadership of a global sporting city
Start Date: 12th Sep 2017
Duration – Day(s): 1
Conference Venue: MediaCityUK

Group Bookings

£TBC

Conference Name: VSI Sporting Directors Summit: strategic leadership of a global sporting city
Start Date: 12th Sep 2017
Duration – Day(s): 1
Conference Venue: MediaCityUK

Event Location

Salford Quays
M50 2HE

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