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GAME ON: KICKING INTO BUSINESS - From Field to Entrepreneur in Sports

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5/F Crawford House

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"The market for sporting events is worth $80 billion in 2014—with impressive growth projected for the foreseeable future, the sports industry generates as much as $700 billion yearly" [ATKearney].

Sports is one of the most professional sectors it is an entrepreneurial process where innovation and change are key elements. Sports has economic momentum, skill, creativity and innovation, creating opportunities for many who aspire to be great both on and off the field.The business of sports goes beyond just the players - the team - skill - investment or the managers; it's a make up of all the supporting businesses that make it a success.

From player skill, to marketing, from coaches to backups, from media rights to sponsorship - the scale is vast. Learn how our panelists of sportspersons turned their skill to business

Join our panel of speakers to hear them talk about how they applied their sports lessons on Passion, Tenacity, Vision, Self-confidence, Flexibility, Rule-breaking and Tolerance for fear in both sports and entrepreneurship

Join us with:

  • Melvyn Byres - Founder of Business of Sports Network.
  • Al Chalabi - Competitive Ultra Runner and tennis player
  • Jason White - former UK footballer for Derby County
  • Andrew Wong Kee - Head Coach at JAB, sportsman in boxing, martial arts, & rugby

EVENT DETAILS

Date: May 8th 2018

Venue: Mr Wolf, 5/F Crawford House, 70 Queen's Road, Central (directly above ZARA), -

Time: 6.30pm-9pm

Entry Fee: Members: HK$150 early-bird (before 1/5) / HK$250 after; Non Members: HK$300 early-bird (before 1/5) / HK$350 after. Includes 2 drinks & canapés (Early bird before 1/5/18)

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Or bank transfer to HSBC 041-259649-001 and please email receipts with your names to coordinator@entrepreneurs.com.hk

LIMITED SPACE! This seminar is guaranteed to be sold out as it does every year, so please register early.


SPEAKERS

Melvin Byres - Founder - Business Of Sport Network & MSB Concepts

Sport and events are in Melvin's DNA. An avid rugby fan since birth, he fulfilled his ambition to work in the industry by working at sports marketing agency Fast Track before becoming the Hong Kong Rugby Union's Head of Sponsorship, Events & Strategy. He set up his own events consultancy in September 2016 and projects he has worked on include Volvo Ocean Race, Longines Masters, Business Of Sport Network, Hong Kong Sevens and English Premier League.

Al Chalabi - Competitive Ultra Runner and tennis player

Al is an experienced business professional and author who has been based in Asia for over 20 years. Before joining CASP-R in Hong Kong, Al was Chief Financial Officer at LDM Ltd, a luxury retail developer and manager owned by Bernard Arnault. Al has extensive experience in setting up, growing and managing businesses. Prior to this, Al was the Regional Director of Operations & Finance for two major real estate service companies. Under this role, he oversaw the functions of finance, human resources, legal, policies & procedures, IT and administration. Previously, Al spent much of his career as a management consultant, advising multi-nationals on various aspects of their corporate strategy and operations in the Asia Pacific region. Some of the larger companies worked for include CB Richard Ellis, Trammell Crow Company, EDS, AT&T, Lehman Brothers, Swire Group, Hongkong International Terminals, the Malaysian Government and CIMB Bank. Al started his career as a Systems Engineer with ABB in Canada, a diversified industrial conglomerate, working in their industrial process automation group. He has also co-authored five successful business books published in the UK and sold worldwide - "Wake Up! Survive & Prosper in the Coming Economic Turmoil" (2006), “The Top 10 Investments for the Next 10 Years” (2008), which has been updated and released in paperback as “The Top 10 Investments to Beat the Crunch” (2009), "Cracking the Code: Understand and Profit from the Biotech Revolution That Will Transform Our Lives and Generate Fortunes" (2012) and "Fast Forward: The Technologies and Companies Shaping Our Future" (2015)


Jason White - Former Professional Footballer, Derby County, UK.

Starting a career in football, Jason White spent 16 years in the UK's professional football sports playing for Derby County, Scunthorpe United, Darlington FC Scarborough FC, Northampton Town, Rotherham United FC, Cheltenham Town FC, Mansfield Town and overseas in Singapore and Indonesia.
Today, Jason has established a business as a Partner with St. James's Place Wealth Management, which is one of the largest wealth management companies serving the expatriate community living and/or working in Asia

Andrew Wong Kee - Managing Director & Head Coach at JAB, sportsman in boxing and martial artist, and player professional rugby for HK.. /strong>

Andrew Wong Kee is the Managing Director and Head Coach at JAB. He is an accomplished sportsman and martial artist having played professional rugby in Hong Kong, won a world championship title in BJJ at the Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship, and a title in amateur Boxing. He is a black belt in Kyokushinkin Karate and a brown belt in BJJ.

He hosts and organizes an annual white-collar MMA and boxing competition, which allows JAB members to participate in amateur boxing fights and apply their training to real life matches. Together with Rodrigo, Andrew has helped form one of the most prolific BJJ teams in Hong Kong, which has seen tremendous success in local, regional and international competitions. He has been instrumental in securing sponsorships for students in the past, enabling them to realize their dreams of becoming world champions.
Andrew is also a certified nutrition and lifestyle expert, bringing a well-rounded and holistic perspective to his training method as a Bio-signature Practitioner (nutrition and lifestyle coaching). He advises clients on health and wellness, which he views as a necessary complement to strength and fitness.
Andrew has an endless thirst for knowledge and has most recently achieved his level 1 certification in Posturology Education from the Posture Pro Institute in Montreal, Canada. Andrew is the first person to achieve this goal in Asia..
Today, Jason has established a business as a Partner with St. James's Place Wealth Management, which is one of the largest wealth management companies serving the expatriate community living and/or working in Asia.




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