Football market


7 pavilion, hall 1, CEC «Expocenter», Moscow, Krasnopresnenskaya nab., 14

About Exhibition 2017

The XV International specialized exhibition of football industry "Football Market" will be held from 30 November to 2 December 2017 in the CEC "Expocenter" at Krasnaya Presnya in Moscow.

"Football Market" is a unique meeting place for professionals in the football industry, representatives of clubs, federations, regional football centers and academies. The exhibition concentrates the best and most advanced in the football industry – from the most innovative technologies to offers of companies that provide a variety of services associated with football.

The main topics of the conference this year will be the preparation for the World Cup 2018, the effective operation of the stadiums, marketing and management of football clubs, technology and innovation in football, sports law, agency activities and more.

The audience of "Football Market" – state structures and public organizations, football clubs, project and construction organizations, equipment manufacturers, premium and gift products, investors and sponsors, sports medical centers, consulting firms, educational institutions and the organizers of sporting events.

Over the long history "Football Market" was visited by hundreds of companies from more than 30 countries. Guests and participants of the conference in different years: Deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Government on the issues of sport, tourism and youth policy, President of the RFU Vitaly Mutko, former UEFA President Lennart Johansson; former President of football club "Boca 

Juniors", nowadays Argentina's President Mauricio Macri; the President of RFPL Sergey Pryadkin, a former President of the Chamber of FIFA and UEFA dispute resolution, former Chairman of the English Football Association Geoff Thompson; the General Director of the organizing Committee "Russia-2018" Alexey Sorokin; ex-coaches of the Russian National football team Guus Hiddink and Leonid Slutsky; honorary President of the RFU and honorary member of FIFA Vyacheslav Koloskov and others.

For the first time, within the framework of the "Football Market" exhibition, a workshop "Transfer Market" will be held. Participants : general managers, sport directors, heads of selection departments, scouts, representatives of youth football academies, agents, players, marketing and consulting companies, providing brokering services engaged in intermediary services during transfer deals. Workshop "Transfer Market" is a platform that will help to optimize spending of football clubs, to find direct contacts with the leading agencies, will allow representatives of the football industry to achieve their tasks quickly. Workshop participants will have an opportunity to expand their business contacts, to evaluate new business opportunities, to strengthen existing relationships and international image.

In addition, the event will feature the best artworks of students of the Moscow academic art Lyceum at the Russian Academy of arts - "Football in Art".

Exhibition of football industry "Football Market" and the "Transfer Market" will be held during the official ceremony of the draw for the finals of the FIFA World Cup 2018, which will take place in the Kremlin on December 1st 2017 and will bring together representatives of all national and continental federations.

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Competition "Football in art" at the exhibition "Football Market"

Students of the Moscow Academic Art Lyceum at the Russian Academy of Arts will participate in the creative competition on the theme "Football in Art", which will be held within the framework of the forthcoming 15th International Exhibition of the Football Industry "Football Market" in Moscow on November 30 - December 2, 2017.

This became known today after the meeting of the organizer of the exhibition, president of the group of companies "Football Market" Yuri Belous and acting director of the Lyceum Dmitri Gubanov. They spoke in front of the students and teachers, talked about the terms of the competition, the timing of the contest and the awards to the winners. The competition will accept work in any genre, any subject related to football, both pictorial and sculptural.

The first stage of the competition, at which the competent jury will conduct preliminary selection of the best works, will end on November 1. On November 20 the jury will determine the works to be shown at the Football Market Exhibition at the Expocentre on Krasnaya Presnya.

The winners of the contest will receive diplomas and gifts from the Russian Football Union and the Russian Football Premier League. Their works will also be included in the exhibition catalog.

 September 15, 2017 г.

Yury Belous: "Russian market is interesting for many people"

The organizer of the XV International exhibition "Football Market", which will be held from 30 November to 2 December 2017 in Moscow, spoke about its main topics and perspectives of the Russian football industry in the context of the 2018 World Cup.

- What`s important for holding the successfull exhibition?

- To guess the place and time. Firstly, we will hold the "Football Market" in the Expocenter on Krasnaya Presnya, which is known to all those who involved in the football industry not only in Russia but also abroad. Secondly, the exhibition crosses with the draw for the finals of the World Cup-2018 (December 1), it means that the Kremlin will bring together the representatives of FIFA and the whole football community. We hope that the exhibition will be included in the program of stay of our guests in Russian capital.

- It`s equally important to guess topics. The main topics of "Football Market" 2017 will be the FIFA World Cup 2018 and the transfer market.

- Previous exhibitions included conferences, seminars and round tables dedicated to the transfer market topic. Many leading specialists came with reports, for example, a famous sports lawyer Juan Crespo, who acted in many landmark cases. This year, I expect Jorge Mendes, the agent of Cristiano Ronaldo, Mourinho and other stars. The interest to the workshop showed the President of RFPL Sergey Pryadkin, who is a member of the UEFA Committee on the status of players and agency activity. We have plenty to talk about.

- You`ve recently returned from Manchester, there was an exhibition of the football industry «SoccerEx».

- Curiously, this year's sponsor of the SoccerEx is the LFP. There were stands of Italian Serie A, Portuguese League. All of them received the invitation to the "Football Market". Interesting football business school from Geneva has confirmed participation. There were many representatives of Turkish football at Soccerex. Many of them want to work in Russian market, the transfer market in particular. We receive a lot of proposals from Turkey. Some of recent -  the transfer of Vitaly Dyakov from Dynamo Moscow to Sivasspor FC. Artem Dzyuba had an option to continue his career in Turkey.

- What is the reason of such interest to us?

- 150-million Russian market, FIFA World Cup 2018 enhances interest as well. Everyone understands that it will give a boost to the development of not only football, but of the whole Russian industry. That’s why people go to Moscow.

Sergey Petrov

September 12, 2017

Football Market gathered journalists from leading Russian media

The president of Football Market company and the organizer of the same named exhibition of football industry Yury Belous met with journalists of the leading Russian media.

During the press breakfast which took place on Friday in Moscow in the Stag's Head Pub, Yury Belous spoke about the features of the XVth exhibition, its participants, the main topics and the trip to Manchester where from September 4th to 6th was the largest football exhibition SoccerEx.

According to Belous, the main topics of the Football Market 2017 will be the forthcoming in summer FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 and the world’s and Russian transfer markets, which perspectives will be discussed by the participants in the ongoing Transfermarket seminar. "We have timed the Football Market, which will be held on November 30th - December 2tnd in the Expocenter on Krasnaya Presnya, to the draw of the Final round of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 (on December 1st)," - Belous said. – FIFA representatives and entire football community will gather in Moscow. We hope that the exhibition will be included into the program of our guests that will come to the capital of Russia. "

At the press breakfast, the chef of Stag’s Head Pub Alexander Marchenko told journalists about the peculiarities of the football cuisine of different countries, whose dishes were tasted by the audience.

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Business Program

Preparation for the 

FIFA World Cup 2018

Effective operation of stadiums and arenas

Legal aspects — club, agent, football player

Technology and innovation in football 

Business opportunities of medical centers

Marketing and management of football clubs

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Conference program of the «Football Market» exhibition 2017

November 30

December 1

December 2









Opening ceremony.
Representatives of FIFA and the continental Federations, the Government of the Russian Federation, the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of sports of the Russian Federation, RFU, RFPL, FNL, PFL.



Exposition viewing



Round table discussion.
The role of the state in the development of football in country. Is it necessary to finance professional football clubs from the state budget?
Svishchev Dmitry - the Deputy of the State Duma, the President of the Russian curling Federation.
Dyukov Alexander - the head of the Committee of football development programs of the Russian football Union.
Metshin Ilsur - the mayor of Kazan.
Sokolov Andrey – the president of PFl.
Schlyakhtin Dmitry - the Minister of sports of Samara region.



Dinner break.



Preparedness for the World Cup 2018. (stadiums, transport, infrastructure, non-visa entry program)
The representative of the Organizing Committee on preparation and holding of the World Cup "Russia-2018".
The representative of the coordination Department for preparation of the World Cup of the sport Ministry of the Russian Federation.
The representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.



The problem of security on stadiums. The introduction of an identification system of the fans.
Meitin Alexander - the director for safety of the RFPL.
Chizhov Vasily – the general director of "Arena Marketing" company, the adviser of the RFPL President, RFS expert on security of the stadiums.



Effective using of sports facilities and infrastructure of football clubs. The management of the stadium. Commercial using of stadiums. A stadium of the 21st century. Innovative technologies. Sports arena as a profitable operating facility 365 days a year.
More does not mean better: the latest trends in the design and construction of stadiums and arenas.
- Naming: how to sell the name to the stadium and work with sponsors
- Earnings of the stadium in the non-match days
- Modern equipment and technologies
Atamanenko Alexander – commercial Director FC "Spartak".
Kirichek Alexey – the commercial Director of FC «Lokomotiv».
Peregudov Andrey – the head of the project "VTB Arena Park".
Izmaylova Olga – director for external communications LLC "Arena Park Events"



Selling the rights for broadcasting.
Makarenko Petr – the founder of the "Telesport Marketing" company.




11:00 AM -  12:00


Legal base of contractual relations between clubs, mediators (agents) and players. Conflict situations in the transfer deals. Disputes resolution.
Rogachev Denis – the deputy Chairman of the legal Committee of the RFU.
Lyakhov Konstantin – the member of the legal Committee of the RFU.
Ilyich Sergey – the director of the International legal Department of the "Belarusian football Federation" association, the member of the UEFA Committee on the status and transfer of players, match agents, the UEFA delegate, the referee of SAS (Lausanne, Switzerland).



Selection work as a basis for the successful operation of the football club.
Belous Yury -  the President of FC "Moscow" 2002-2008, the vice-President of FC «Lokomotiv» 2010-2011, CEO of FC "Rostov" 2011-2012.
Evmenov Anton – ex-sports director of PFC "CSKA", ex-head of selective and analytical Department of FC "Zenit", the general director of FC "Pafos". (Cyprus)
Simonian Marcelo – the president of Argentine agency «Dodichi».
Bracamonte Hector – Argentine coach of U-17 FC «Boca Juniors».



Dinner break.



Motivation of the shareholders in case of establishing a private low-budget professional football club. Filling of the budget. Transfer possibilities. Expectations of the owners.
Tolstikov Alexandr – the President of the Serie C Portugal championship football club "União Desportiva de Leiria".
Shilenkov Evgeny – the President of FC "Veles". (Third division of Russian Football Championship)



Creation and promotion of the football club brand in the football industry market. Creation of development concept and its implementation in the construction of a modern football club. Promotion of the club brand abroad. (branches).
Izmailov Nail – the vice-President of FC "Spartak".
Kirichek Alexey – the commercial Director of FC «Lokomotiv».



Football and charity.
Kingoltc Kristina – the project manager of the "Football to children" foundation, the representative of "the Future depends on you" program.
Wroe John - the founder and CEO of Street Child United. (UK)



Charity auction of artworks by students of the Moscow academic art Lyceum at the Russian Academy of arts – the winners of the "Football in Art" competition.

18:00 PM – banquet and viewing of the ceremony of the draw for the finals of the 2018 World Cup on the big screen for accredited persons.






Student`s football: from NSFL to the World Student League.
Alkhanov Alu – the Deputy Minister of justice of the Russian Federation.



Mental preparation of athletes to achieve max results.
Suga Yasuto – the President of the "Kadho Sports" company.



Possibility of monetization of cyberfootball and promotion of the brand of the professional football club in cyberspace.
Moderator: Spivak Daria – marketing Director of FC "Lokomotiv"
Atamanenko Alexander – commercial Director FC "Spartak".
Mankin Dmitry - commercial Director of FC "Zenit"
Hohlov Kirill – director of commercial department of FC “Dynamo” Moscow
Girin Konstantin - athlete of interactive football sector of marketing Department of FC "Lokomotiv"
Antonian Emin – general director of Federation of computer sports of Russia.
Kondratov Dmitry - member of the Committee on varieties of football  of RFU.


The program can be changed.

Past exhibitions

Guests and participants of past exhibitions

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Vitaly Mutko,
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation for Sports, Tourism and Youth Policy

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Din Bonhem,
President of marketing company TheBonhamGroup (USA)

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Jerome Valke
former Secretary General of FIFA 

Vyacheslav Koloskov,
Honorary President of the RFU

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Yury Krasnozhan,
ex head coach FC «Anzhi», «Lokomotiv», «Kuban»

Yury Luzhkov,
 major of Moscow 1992-2010

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Mauricio Macri,
President of Argentina, president FC «Boca Juniours» 1995 – 2008

Henk Markerink,
CEO of  «Amsterdam Arena » (Netherlands)

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Lennart Johansson ,
president of UEFA in 1990-2007

Lars-Christer Olsson,
former UEFA Chief Executive from 2003-2007

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Sergey Pryadkin,
RFPL President

Leonid Slutskiy,
Ex Head coach of the national football team Russia and 

PFC CSKA, Head coach of FC «Hull City» 

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Alexey Sorokin,
CEO of the Organizing Committee  «Russia-2018»

Jeff Thompson,
Head of the English Football Association 1999-2008

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Alexander Tukmanov,
president of FC  «Torpedo» Moscow, CEO of Russian Football 
  Union 1998 - 2005


Heinz Tännler,
 FIFA  General Director for legal issues 2004-2007

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Leonid Tyagachev,
 Russian politician, sportsman, and honorary president of the Russian Olympic Committee

Guus Hiddink,
Ex Head coach of national football team Russia

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The state structures

Federations and associations

Football clubs

Sports facilities

Design organisations

Consulting companies



Professional institutions

Organizers of sports events

Manufactures of equipment and outfit

Design and construction organizations

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Companies Group "Football Market" has more than 20 years of experience in the implementation of football specialized exhibitions.

This unique event in Eastern Europe for companies and professionals aimed at the development of football and the football industry in Russia and Eastern Europe.

The first international exhibition "Football Market 2000" was held in Moscow in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses.

Exhibitions are an official event of the Russian Football Union and in different years it was supported by UEFA, FIFA, RFPL, FNL and PFL.

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For exhibitors

The goals and objectives:

Development of football industry and promotion of football in Russia

Demonstration of products and services of football industry

Unification of football experts and professionals on the one platform

Presentation of innovations and technologies in football

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119021, Russia, Moscow, Obolensky pereulok 10, building 1

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+ 7 (495) 103 40 75
+ 7 (916) 949 26 61


About organization and cooperation:

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