Registration World Rugby ConfEx Open

Dublin, July 24, 2014: World Rugby ConfEx, The International Rugby Board has announced that registration is now open for delegates and members of the media at the World Rugby ConfEx 2014.

The event will take place at Hilton London Metropole on November 17-18 and will provide a unique environment for the global Rugby community to share knowledge, network and develop relationships. It will feature panels, speeches, workshops and exhibitions on a host of key themes including player welfare, integrity, the future of broadcasting, increasing fan engagement, major event sponsorship, Olympic inclusion and looking ahead to Rugby World Cup 2015 and 2019.

The conference will also provide invaluable networking opportunities with leading figures and decision-makers from across Rugby and other major sports.

For more information and to register please visit the new IRB ConfEx website: www.irb.com/confex

Background:
The inaugural IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition took place in Dublin last year and, due to demand, has been switched to London for the 2014 edition. Built around the IRB General Assembly and IRB Medical Commission Conference last year it was attended by more than 600 delegates and 30 exhibitors, representing 120 countries.

2013 speakers included Patrick Hickey (President of the European Olympic Committees), George Gregan (former Australia captain), Agustin Pichot (IRB Council Member for Argentina), Mike Chu (Rugby Canada),Tomos Grace from YouTube and British Olympic Association Chairman and former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe. —- IRB/Rob Fawdon Verocom

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