3 Mayıs

INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL ECONOMIC FORUM

Event Event

What is IFEF?

It is a versatile event brand, which was initiated by Sabah Newspaper in order to take an important step toward designing the future of Turkish football under the leadership of our state, which brings together not only the actors leading football but also relevant institutions of the state and the brands investing in football, unites football and the business world, and discusses basic issues such as economy, management, infrastructure, marketing and globalization, which sets rational, visionary, creative, sustainable and qualified targets, creates knowledge and consciousness, and raises public awareness.

The philosophy of IFEF

The process of professionalism has made sporting activities more than just a game, transforming them into a sector that functions at an economic level. In particular, football has become industrialized beyond just a game. As football’s power to influence the masses has been combined with the power of consumption, it has become one of the most important sectors of our time. Football... A universal empire!

What is the distinction of IFEF?

Global
Sustainable
Creating added value
Molding public opinion
Increasing the value of football in Turkey
Versatile / Multilateral

What will IFEF discuss?

UFEF is an event that involves discussions and debates on issues of economy, infrastructure, management, marketing, entertainment management and globalization that feature these new characteristics of football.

UFEF will be held as a full-day forum that brings together key representatives of the football economy from Turkey and around the world and involves thematic panels with the leading names of global football and special speakers.

Who are the participants of IEFF?

Actors leading the football world, representatives from relevant public institutions, club managers, coaches, technical directors, football players, representatives from Turkish Football Federation (TFF) and the Clubs Union, and executives of major companies investing in football and sports will be invited to the event.

Speakers Speakers

PANEL SPEAKERS Panelists

Program Program

08:30 - 09:30
Breakfast & Registration


MC: Ceyla Büyükuzun (A Sport Speaker)

09:30 - 10:20
Welcome Speeches


Welcome Video Show



Murat Özbostan- Sabah Newspaper Sports Editor in Chief


Fikret Orman– Turkish Football Clubs Association President


Yıldırım Demirören- Turkish Football Federation President

10:20 - 10:40
Keynote Speaker: FairPlay


Serdar Gözübüyük - Football Referee

10:40 - 11:00
Keynote Speaker: UEFA 2024


Ceyla Büyükuzun - A Sport Speaker


Servet Yardımcı - UEFA Executive Committee Member and Turkish Football Federation Deputy Chairman

11:00 - 11:20
Panel: Football Infrastructure in Turkey and Managing With Debts


Levent Tüzemen - Sabah Newspaper Sports Columnist


Seyit Mehmet Özkan - Altınordu Football Club President

11:20 - 12:00
Panel: Football Economy in the Eye of Journalists


Bülent Timurlenk - Sabah Newspaper Sports Editor


Juan Castro Nogales - Journalist in Marca Newspaper


Zeki Uzundurukan - Fotomaç Editor in Chief

12:00 - 12:25
Panel: Intelligent Stadiums


Özgür Buzbaş - Tivibuspor Broadcast Managing Director


Hakan Demir - Fenerbahçe A.Ş


Kerem Ertan - Galatasaray Sports Club Commercial Operations Manager


Özlem Kalkan Karabulut - Türk Telekom Customer Product and Services Director

12:25 - 13:25
VIP Lunch
13:30 - 14:30
Panel: Football Economy in the Eye of Foreign Football Players in Turkey


Moderator: Uğur Karakullukçu - Sabah Sports Foreing News Executive


Emanuel Adebayor - Başakşehir


Bafetimbi Gomis - Galatasaray


Ryan Babel - Beşiktaş

14:30 - 15:00
Question-Answer Session: Football Marketing and Globalization of Football Clubs


Bülent Timurlenk – Sabah Newspaper Sports Editor


Peter Kenyon – Manchester United and Chelsea Former Manager

15:00 - 15:20
Keynote Speaker: How to Prevent Illegal Bet in Turkey?


Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu - Spor Toto Organization Manager


Ahmet Sezer - İnteltek A.Ş General Manager


15:20 - 16:00
Panel: Financially Spor Toto Süper Lig


Moderator: Murat Özbostan - Sabah Newspaper Sports Editor in Chief


Mustafa Cengiz - Galatasaray Sports Club President


Göksel Gümüşdağ - İstanbul Başakşehir Club President

16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:00
Panel: Finance in Football


Moderator: Murat Özbostan - Sabah Newspaper Sports Editor in Chief


Ceyhun Kazancı - Passolig General Manager


Ahmet Erdal Güncan - Aktif Bank Corporate Banking Deputy Manager

17:00
PROTOKOL SPEECH


Dr. Osman Aşkın Bak - Minister of Youth and Sports

17:30
Closing Ceremony