published at Wednesday 08 January 2014

PR1/2014 - WISE Forum Programme and Exhibition Area well underway

Forum Programme and Exhibition Area well underway with more than 65 leaders and institutions confirmed for WISE 2014, the first ever International Convention for Careers in Sports.

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 7, 2014 – Entering the New Year with high expectations, “WISE – Work In Sports Exhibition” is delighted to announce the following institutions’ participation to its first edition to be held on May 7-8 in Lausanne, the Olympic capital :

  • Sports Federations and Associations : IOC, UEFA, FIFA, FIM, FIBA, WTF, UEG, European Athletics, World Archery, ASMS (Swiss Association of Sports Managers), Lithuanian Union Sports Federations, The Welsh Rugby Union;
  • Cities & Institutions : Canton de Vaud, City of Lausanne, BASPO;
  • Education and Universities : AISTS (International Academy of Sports Science and Technology), CIES (International Centre for Sports Studies), ECSS (European College of Sport Science), AMOS (Sport Business School), German Sport University Cologne – Master of Arts Olympic Studies, Johan Cruyff Institute for Sports Studies, Loughborough University – International Sports Management MBA, SAWI, Sponsorize (Swiss Sponsorship Think Tank), Lausanne University, EPFL;
  • Organisers : Rio 2016, LOCOG 2012, Athletissima;
  • Press & Media : Around The Rings, SportBusiness, Sportcal, SPORT Stratégies;
  • Companies : Adecco, AC&T Sport Consulting, Arjowiggins, Carrard & Associés, CIDI Sàrl, GlobalSportsJobs, Hublot, Novagraaf Switzerland SA, Tabrasco, Centre of Excellence for Aspire Zone Foundation (QAT), Decision SA.
Many more will be announced soon in the areas of Healthcare, Commercial, Communication & Media, Human Resources, Law, Institutional, Education, etc.

It is still possible to book a booth here : Exhibitors

Giancarlo Sergi, Exhibition Director said : “Why exhibit? To offer a fully operational platform in Lausanne’s sports hub to the sports professionals or the entities wanting to enter this world. WISE is the first ever convention focused exclusively on careers in sports and its related industry”.

WISE is a two-day event to be held at MCH Beaulieu Lausanne SA in Switzerland on May 7-8, 2014. It offers a 360° sharing platform to leaders of today and tomorrow, as well as active and former athletes entering the business world.

The objectives of WISE are as follows :
  • Present the various sports professions, their market evolution and trends
  • Promote organisations, industries, governing bodies and institutions through sports
  • Gather companies active in the sports industry or willing to enter this market
  • Gather leaders of today and tomorrow in the sports industry and create a network between sports professionals
  • Offer career development and present educational systems to the WISE community

The exceptional line-up of confirmed top speakers can be found here : Forum

To register individually : Register Here