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  • Bill Sweeney, BOA CEO, to deliver Closing Keynote at Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016


    We are delighted to confirm that Bill Sweeney, CEO at the British Olympic Association (BOA), will deliver the Closing Keynote at next month’s must-attend Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016 conference and exhibition.

    During his presentation, Sweeney – who is currently on hand in Rio – will advise on what the BOA look for when deciding on a training/base camp before a major event.

    Sweeney joined the BOA in November 2013 and is responsible for directing the day-to-day activities of the Association, including overseeing the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Pyeongchang 2018, Tokyo 2020 and the many other  international, multi-sport events in which Team GB will compete.

    The BOA is one of only a few National Olympic Committees (NOC) that receive no Government funding and is an independent, autonomous and self-financing operation since its inception in 1905. As a result, the Commercial, Business and Brand aspects of the BOA are of critical importance, as Sweeney will discuss during his Closing Keynote.

    Sweeney will be in good company, joining a long and illustrious list of high-calibre sports industry professionals confirmed to speak at Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016, such as Tokyo 2020 CEO, Mr Toshiro Muto, Rugby World Cup 2019 Organising Committee President & CEO, Mr Akira Shimazu and Japan Professional Basketball League Chairman, Mr Masaaki Okawa.

    Also recently confirmed to speak is Mr Mitsuru Murai, Chairman of the J League – the top division of the Japan Professional Football League and one of the most successful leagues in Asian club football.

    For further information or to book your place at this unmissable event, simply go to:

    For more information, please contact:

    Katie McIntyre
    Tel: +44 (0) 797 0712538

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