Belfast Calling for Sport For Business

Sport for Business will be taking part in the fifth annual Belfast International Homecoming next week where a host of members of the international diaspora will join with local thought leaders and business trailblazers in working to boost continued peace through economic development.

Delegates from countries such as the US, Spain and Scotland, will help shape discussions on progressing prosperity whilst forging relationships and making pledges that will translate into solid actions.

The major themes for the three days of discussions will be Entrepreneurialism and using smart talent, regeneration and boosting tourism.

Rob Hartnett of Sport for Business will join John Lynch, VP Concept to Consumer for Reebok USA; John Shiels, CEO of the Manchester United Foundation and Paul McKernan, Joint Managing Director of Stat Sports for a discussion on “The Business of Sport: Bringing our A Game as part of the main Business and Investment Conference on Friday, November 30th.

The event will also incorporate the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic, hosted by the Sport Changes Life Foundation, backed by Aer Lingus and the Rory Foundation among others and taking place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the SSE Arena in Belfast.

It promises to be a special few days for Belfast at a time of great potential uncertainty over Breakfast. It is great to see sport playing a major part in bridging the gaps within Northern Ireland and further afield to those who have flown further afield.

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