Frank Warren, one of the gurus of sports promotion having staged some of the boxings most exciting world title fights is the latest key industry figure to sign up as a speaker for the for an exclusive/invite-only audience of 250 top executives at the prestigious Leaders in Racing conference, taking place on 11th October 2012 at Chelsea FC in London.
Frank is the UK’s leading promoter with reputation for generating massive public interest in his boxing events. In summer 2012 he launched the UK’s first dedicated channel to the sport, BoxNation, which is available on Sky TV and Virgin Media platforms in the UK helping boxing to extend its reach and gain new fans across the country. He has also managed some of the UK’s top boxing talent over the last 25 years, including ‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed, Nigel Benn, Joe Calzaghe, Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan.
Frank will be giving his perspective on how to generate massive publicity for a challenger sport punching its way into the big time. It will be a refreshing look outside of the sport of horseracing for the delegates attending and a unique opportunity to think outside the box.
Frank is joining a number of high profile speakers already confirmed including Champion Jockey, Frankie Dettori; Philippe Germond, Chairman and CEO, PMU; Paul Bittar, Chief Executive, British Horse Racing Authority ; Brendan Parnell, Chief Operating Officer, Tabcorp ; Ron Luniewski, President, Xpressbet & XBNet ; Simon Bazalgette, CEO, The Jockey Club ; Simon Crisford, Racing Manager, Godolphin.
Leaders in Racing is an exclusive, invite-only event was launched in 2011 with a sell-out attendance of 250 director-level executives from over 25 countries, including representatives from 18 Jockey clubs, 33 associations and 40 betting operators. It is held as part of the world famous Leaders Sport Summit, which attracts the top 1,500 executives from world sport for 2 days of learning and networking.