AUGUST 2, 2007
Motorsport Business Forum announces speakers
The Motor Sport Business Forum has released its latest plans. The next event takes place on December 5-6 at the Grimaldi Conference and Exhibition Centre in Monaco. The event will welcome no fewer than nine of the current F1 team bosses as well as top executives from some of the biggest sponsors in motor sport. The event will be opened this year by BMW motorsport director Mario Theissen, talking about The Business of a Manufacturer F1 Team and he will be followed by Renault F1's Alain Dassas who will speak about the brand benefits for a manufacturer involved in F1. David Richards of Prodrive will follow, revealing all the details of his new F1 team. Other speakers on the first day of the conference will be Scott Garrett, the head of Williams F1 marketing, ING's F1 programme director Isabelle Conner and Disney's senior vice president of corporate alliances Lawrence Aldridge.
Day two will open with seven F1 bosses taking to the stage together to discuss the business of their sport. The Forum will also welcome Mokhzani Mahathir, son of former Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Mahathir is chairman of the Sepang International Circuit and will talk about the rise of motor sport in Asia.
Between the sessions there will be time for delegates to meet and visit to the exhibition area, which is bigger than ever.
To register for the 2007 Forum as a delegate or an exhibitor go to: www.motorsportbusinessforum.com