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Glasgow to stage HOST CITY 2015 conference and exhibition

Glasgow - Host City 2015Glasgow - Host City 2015HOST CITY 2015, which aims to become the biggest EU-based conference and exhibition for cities, cross sector event owners and event suppliers, is to take place in Glasgow on the 9th and 10th of November. The first HOST CITY, held in London in 2014, brought world class speakers and delegates from IOC, FIFA, World Expo, MOBO, ITU (Triathlon), FIS (Skiing) and numerous cities. It was acclaimed as the optimal environment for cities and events owners to network with and learn from peers in the business of bidding for and hosting cross sector events.

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World Stadium Congress 2015

Doha, Qatar - St Regis HotelDoha, Qatar - St Regis HotelThe world's premier meeting place for the stadiums community set to take place in Doha. The much anticipated World Stadium Congress returns to Doha from 18-21 May 2015 and is bigger and better than before with more networking, more content and more interaction. Each year, over 300 industry professionals gather in May for this global industry event and 2015 is set to be the most exciting year to date.

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The Victory Arena – the new 2018 World Cup venue

Volgograd - Volgograd ArenaVolgograd - Volgograd ArenaAt the end of 2014 the Centralnyj Stadium, the then home ground of FC Rotor Volgograd with a capacity of 30,000 seats, was demolished. Construction of a new stadium, the “Victory” Arena, was begun on its site. The stadium will have a capacity of 45,000 seats and will be one of the twelve venues for the 2018 World Cup.

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The Arab Sports Management Summit

United Arab Emirates - DubaiUnited Arab Emirates - DubaiWe at M.I.C.E Quotient are currently organizing The Arab Sports Management Summit scheduled for the 27th – 28th May 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Summit would mainly focus on subjects around Major Sports Events, Sports Governance, Venue Design and Management, Athlete Management, Sports Tourism, Sponsorship and Revenue Generation, Branding and Marketing and Bidding.

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Construction of a new stadium in the Czech Republic for Baník Ostrava

Ostrava - City StadiumOstrava - City StadiumThe track and field stadium in Ostrava-Vítkovice, which every year holds Golden Spike, a significant athletics meeting, will be the home ground of FC Baník Ostrava from the 2015/2016 season. Officially called the Municipal Stadium, it will have a capacity of 15,000, including 1,200 seats reserved for away fans. The stadium will be completely roofed over and given the degree of comfort it will offer, it will be one of the most modern stadiums in the Czech Republic.

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The renovated Stade Vélodrome opened

Marsille - Stade VélodromeMarsille - Stade VélodromeAfter the renovation works, which went on for three years, were completed earlier this year, Stade Vélodrome was officially opened by a French league match between Olympique Marseille and Toulouse, which the home team won 2:0. The match was seen by 61,846 spectators, which is a record number, beating the previous record by several thousands. Apart from Ligue 1 matches the stadium will host many other events: international matches, rugby matches, concerts, Euro 2016 matches and possibly also a Champions League final.

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A new venue for the Russia World Cup and a new home ground for Spartak

Moscow - Otkritie ArenaMoscow - Otkritie ArenaThe President of Russia Vladimir Putin has opened the third venue for the 2018 World Cup. The new stadium – Otkritie Arena is the only venue for the World Cup, which has not been financed by public money. In September Otkritie Arena became the very first home ground of Spartak Moscow, which had been waiting for this to happen for years. One of the most famous Russian clubs, if not the most famous one, have been trying to complete construction of their own stadium since 1994.

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