Source: National Women Soccer League
CHICAGO (Nov. 2018) - The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced today a formal relationship with Soccerex, a global networking leader in the football industry. As part of the agreement, NWSL will be participating in the upcoming Soccerex USA business conference on Nov. 15-16 at Marlins Park in Miami as part of a panel of women's soccer experts that will analyze the recent growth, assess the possible impact of the upcoming 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and evaluate what needs to be done for women's soccer to realize its full potential in the U.S. and around the world.
"We are very excited to formalize a relationship with Soccerex, and to participate on a panel discussing the growth of the women's game at the upcoming Soccerex USA event," said NWSL Managing Director Amanda Duffy. "It is a unique opportunity to showcase the women's game and NWSL in particular with global leaders and influencers."
The panel will feature the NWSL's Amanda Duffy as well as Portland Thorns President Mike Golub, Concacaf Head of Women's Football Karina LeBlanc and La Liga Women's Football Director Pedro Malabia, and will be moderated by The Equalizer founder Jeff Kassouf.
"We are delighted to have NWSL's support for our event in Miami. Women's soccer is such a massive part of the industry in the US and NWSL are at forefront of its continuing growth. Amanda's vision and commercial acumen have been central to the League's development and her insights are a valuable addition to the Soccerex USA programme", said Soccerex Marketing Director David Wright.
Soccerex USA will provide two days of unrivaled commercial, networking and learning opportunities for thousands of soccer business professionals. It is sponsored by the London Football Exchange (LFE) and with the support of an Advisory Board including senior members of Concacaf, U.S. Soccer and Major League Soccer. The conference will include more than 1,400 delegates, 80 exhibitors, 400 rights holders, and 40 expert speakers from over 40 countries.