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PROGRAMME: First speakers announced for Premium Seat Seminar 2013

The organisers of Premium Seat Seminar – Xperiology – have today unveiled the first list of speakers confirmed for the 2013 conference line-up; offering a glimpse of the expert international programme on offer in Manchester next June.

Europe’s first meeting dedicated to the sports sector’s premium seat, suite and hospitality market, Premium Seat Seminar 2013 will be held at Manchester City FC’s Etihad Stadium on Wednesday 5 June 2013.

After the success of the inaugural Seminar, held in Turin, Italy in May, the programme for the 2013 Seminar will once again bring together industry leaders and practitioners from North America and Europe to explore the premium seat sector’s latest trends, winning strategies and business ideas.

The line-up of speakers confirmed for the 2013 programme includes:

Caryn Dolich
Senior Manager of Live Events (Sports), LivingSocial
and former Premium Services Manager at New York Yankees
Unites States

Dr. Daniel Rascher
Founder / President, SportsEconomics, LLC
and Director of Academic Programs, Sport Management Program, University of San Francisco
Unites States

Miroslav Siedem
Head of Premium Seating, O2 Arena (Prague)
Czech Republic

Anna Denysova
Head of Premium Seating, FC Shakhtar

Francois Ligny
Vice President, Jet Set Sports

Scott Jablonski
Director Club Analytics and Reporting, National Hockey League
United States

Charles Bruner
Premium Sales Manager, Arsenal FC/Emirates Stadium
United Kingdom

Dee Cooper
Brand & Customer Experience Consultant, Decide Consulting Ltd
and former Director for Product and Service at Virgin Atlantic
United Kingdom

Dr. Heather Lawrence
Associate Professor, Ohio University Center for Sport
United States

Bill Rhoda
Principal, CSL International
and EVP Business Development, Legends Sales & Marketing
Unites States

Heath Harvey
Club Wembley Director, Wembley Stadium
United Kingdom

Al Guido
Vice President of Sales and Service, San Francisco 49ers
United States

plus more!

About the programme:
The one-day Premier Seat Seminar programme is designed to address the specific needs of owners, operators and sellers of premium seat, VIP and luxury suite services in sports facilities and at major sports events.

Full details on the discussion topics, titles and themes for Manchester will be unveiled shortly.