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Kick It Out Raise Your Game Conference 2014

Kick It Out

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)

Kick It Out Raise Your Game Conference 2014

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Kick It Out is hosting its annual Raise Your Game conference on Wednesday 16 April 2014 at Wembley Stadium.

The FREE event, which forms part of the campaign's Mentoring and Leadership Project, is running for the fourth consecutive year and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. 

With support coming from all levels of the game, the purpose of the conference is to give people across the country the opportunity to discuss potential pathways into football with leading representatives working at professional clubs, governing bodies and associations.

The Raise Your Game conference 2014 will be taking place in the impressive two-tiered Bobby Moore Suite, with experts in a wide variety of areas including management and coaching, media and communications, football administration, sports science, the work of licensed agents, and community and grassroots coming to provide advice and talk about their respective journeys into the game.

There will be keynote speeches, one:one mentoring sessions, themed workshops, exhibitions and networking opportunities all on offer.

Make sure to keep an eye on www.kickitout.org for further announcements around the Raise Your Game conference 2014. Kick It Out will be using #RYG to help connect event attendees on all of its social media platforms.

 

Do you have questions about Kick It Out Raise Your Game Conference 2014? Contact Kick It Out

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Wembley Stadium

HA9 0WS Wembley
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)


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Kick It Out

Kick It Out is football's equality and inclusion campaign.

The brand name of the campaign - Let's Kick Racism Out of Football - was established in 1993 and Kick It Out established as a body in 1997.

Kick It Out works throughout the football, educational and community sectors to challenge discrimination, encourage inclusive practices and work for positive change.
The campaign is supported and funded by the game's governing bodies, including founding body the Professional Footballers Association (PFA), the Premier League and The Football Association.
2004 marked ten years of campaigning.
Internationally Kick It Out plays a leading role in the Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network and has been cited as an example of good practice by the European governing body UEFA, the world governing body FIFA, the Council of Europe, the European Commission, European parliamentarians and the British Council.

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2014-03-06 06:37:02
Nearly 200 people have already signed up for Kick It Out's annual Raise Your Game conference, taking place on Wednesday 16 April 2014 at Wembley Stadium, as the campaign looks to offer support and advice to aspiring individuals eager to break into the football industry. The conference, which will be hosted by Clarke Carlisle, a leading Kick It Out ambassador and former chairman of the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA), forms part of the campaign's Mentoring and Leadership Project and is running for the fourth consecutive year. Spaces are now running out fast with the impressive two-tiered Bobby Moore Suite set to host Kick It Out's biggest conference yet. Those interested in attending are urged to book their FREE place now by clicking here. Leading representatives from all areas of the game are offering their support with the conference consisting of keynote speeches, one:one mentoring sessions, specific workshops, exhibitions and a panel discussion to be hosted by BBC Sport's Caroline Barker. Two of the workshops will see ITV Football's Clive Tyldesley focusing on the art of commentating, and Tony Taylor, lead academy coach at League Two side Burton Albion, looking at player development, empowerment and ownership, with more to be announced. Daily Telegraph journalist Henry Winter, The Football Association's (FA) head of media relations Scott Field, The Football League's head of human resources Zoe Tootle, and Lincoln Moses MBE, general manager at Continental Star FC, are just some of the confirmed mentors. The one:one mentoring sessions will cover the following areas: Management and coaching Grassroots and community Football administration Work of licensed agents/player services Media and communications Refereeing Sports science, physiotherapy and psychology Since launching in 2010, the campaign's Mentoring and Leadership Project has helped a number of people gain full-time jobs with Alex Eckhout, the Premier League’s press and information executive, and Ravinder Bhandal, football development administrator at Birmingham County FA, obtaining their positions with Kick It Out's support. Following last year's conference, Anthony Hassan now has a role working on Sports Interactive's Football Manager series and Kam Uppal is managing West Bromwich Albion Academy Colts Under-12s. These are just a few of the success stories which have emanated from the Project. Keep your eye on www.kickitout.org for further updates regarding the conference. Kick It Out will be using #RYG to help connect event attendees on all of its social media platforms.

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