Umbro and The Futsal Shop partner up at World’s First Futsal Business Conference
By The Futsal Shop | August 28, 2017
On the 6 and 7 September, the World’s First Futsal Business conference will take place at Prenton Park, Tranmere Rovers FC called the Futsal Focus Network Business conference with Futsal executives coming from around the world. The conference will look at the growth of the sport worldwide and the opportunities there are for those who decide to invest in its development.
Umbro take centre stage as the main sponsor
Umbro, the global Football brand, has partnered with Futsal Focus as the main sponsor for this inaugural event. As a Football specialist brand, Umbro is involved with all aspects of the “Beautiful Game” and therefore recognise the growing importance of Futsal.
The Futsal Shop Limited, as Umbro’s retail partner for UK Futsal, will attend the conference, giving club executives and athletes the chance to sample new products and discuss teamwear needs for the coming season.
Managing Director of Futsal Focus, Stephen McGettigan,
“Having a brand like Umbro with so much authenticity and credibility as our main sponsor for the conference shows you the development steps that Futsal is starting to take in the U.K. Umbro has been the face of British Football for decades and securing their support for Futsal education and increased awareness is testament to the sport’s value, quality, importance, and growth.”
Excited about the potential of futsal in the UK
Anthony Little, Managing Director of Umbro Iconix, says “We are really excited about the potential of Futsal in the UK, having seen the popularity it enjoys in other parts of the world first hand through our longstanding involvement with the game. We are looking forward to helping develop this aspect of the game in the UK.”
A global futsal brand
Damon Shaw, a founder of The Futsal Shop, said “We’re delighted to be joining Umbro, Futsal Focus and Tranmere Rovers at this conference and we’re very excited about Umbro’s interest in futsal. They are a global futsal brand, with prominence in South America and Asia and they are heading for the UK. It’s huge for futsal that they are supporting the Futsal Business Conference and helping us to grow the game here.”
To buy tickets for the two-day event, visit http://www.futsalfocus.net/conference/