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Location / Dates
Las Vegas - July 7th - 9th

Orleans Arena
4500 W. Tropicana Ave. (At the Orleans Hotel/Casino)
Las Vegas, NV 89103
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Orleans Arena
Global Basketball Expo (GBE) in Las Vegas 2009

On July 7-9, 2009 in conjunction with the Eurobasket Summer League (ESL) the first ever major global basketball conference will be held at the prestigious Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
In every major sport on a global basis like football (soccer), rugby and tennis there are seminars, conferences and expos where all of the major associations, federations, delegates and governing bodies meet and discuss a variety of issues surrounding their sport.
These seminars offer business networking opportunities for administrators, executives, coaches, sponsors, exhibitors, vendors, agents, players and general managers in their particular sport.
Television rights, sponsorship strategies, players transfer rights and a variety of other topics are addressed in these seminars.
Basketball is one of the most intriguing sports on a global basis and there is a need for the major bodies (NBA, FIBA, ULEB, NCAA, NABC, WNBA, NBPA and the many other federations around the world) to meet and examine the issues regarding the expanding international market.
The global basketball market has many issues to examine like foreign athletes playing in the NCAA, FIBA agent regulations, international television and broadcasting rights, an expanding Asian market, differences in the international game, increasing player buyouts with European teams, the emergence of basketball academies for European youth, sponsorship issues, international coaching and certifications, the effect of basketball globalization, international tour opportunities, the emergence of the middle east market, sponsorship opportunities, understanding the infrastructure of European basketball, legal rights in the international market, lack of international player associations, the international market for women and a variety of other topics surrounding the global basketball market.
In addition there will be seminars for new professional players adjusting to the international market, agents developing their business to the global market and coaching seminars identifying differences in the international, major college and NBA game.
Eurobasket has commitments and will feature some of the top coaches, agents and basketball executives in the world as keynote speakers.
This event will be successfully promoted by Eurobasket and will attract over eight-hundred world-wide delegates.
The seminar will feature many clinics, events and presentations by key note speakers over a three day period.
In the current global market all of the major decision makers in basketball partially meet at the Euroleague Final Four, Portsmouth Invitational, European Championships and the NBA Summer Leagues.
The seminar is essential for the market and will generate enormous media attention being the first and only major global business basketball related event of this magnitude.

The Global Basketball Expo will benefit the following sectors:

• The international basketball executives
• International Basketball Associations and Federations
• Coaches (College and Professional)
• Women’s basketball executives
• Women’s basketball coaches
• Women professional basketball players
• International Agents
• Professional Players
• Major basketball brands
• Basketball software companies
• Basketball related products
• International Scouts
• Basketball event organizers
• Semi-Professional Leagues Executives (IBL, CBA, PBL and etc)
• Basketball Media organizations
• Exhibitors
• Sponsors
• Training organizations
• International Sports lawyers
• International Tour Team organizers

Global Basketball Expo Key Facts:

• The Global Basketball Expo (GBE) will be the first major business basketball conference featuring the top basketball executives in the international market and will be held at the prestigious Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
• Eurobasket is the global on-line leader of providing basketball related information to scouts, agents, executives, professional players, sport marketing organizations and international fans.
• Eurobasket is the perfect on-line media organization and information provider to promote a seminar of this magnitude to the global basketball community.
• The GBE is a business networking opportunity for basketball executives, coaches, scouts, agents, sponsors, exhibitors and professional players to enhance their international contacts and understanding of the issues facing the international market.
• Las Vegas is the summer basketball capital where a variety of events are promoted including the NBA Summer League, AAU tournaments and other international promotions. The GBE will be held at the Orleans Arena which is a new high quality venue where concerts and major college basketball tourneys have been organized.
• The GBE will feature the most influential basketball governing bodies, federations and delegates in the global basketball community.
• The most contemporary issues facing the international basketball market will be addressed in this three day seminar featuring a wide range of key-note speakers and experts in the industry.
• There will be exhibitor opportunities for basketball related brands and companies that promote products/services for the global basketball market.
• There will be international coaching seminars at the GBE providing coaches at all levels an opportunity to increase their knowledge of the international game and to develop contacts with international coaches from different leagues around the world.
• There will be seminars for USA based agents educating them on all aspects of the international market and providing them with contacts and information that will develop their business.
• There will be seminars for new professional players or rookies who need more information about the international market and for other players searching for information regarding agents, contacts and lifestyle issues while playing abroad.

Additional Information:

The Eurobasket Summer League (ESL) will feature daily updates on the Eurobasket web site of the variety of key note speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and participants involved in the expo.
The Global Basketball Expo (GBE) will have a dedicated page on the Eurobasket site with agenda information and exhibition forms to be downloaded.
There will be special group rates available for the Global Basketball Expo delegates at the Orleans Hotel.

Cost: $349 per delegate
or $199 per delegate before July 5th,  2009

For exhibitor information and other questions please contact:
Tel: +1 770 461 5717
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