emlyon business school Eurasian Sport Industry Development Forum and Launch Ceremony of the Centre for the Eurasian Sport Industry Held Successfully in Beijing
Source：emlyon business schoolDate：2019-04-30
On April 29, 2019, emlyon business school Eurasian Sport Industry Development Forum and Launch Ceremony of the Centre for the Eurasian Sport Industry (CESI) was held successfully in China National Convention Center, Beijing concurrently with the Graduation Ceremony of emlyon-Vning EDP Sport Program. Professor Tawhid CHTIOUI, Dean of emlyon business school, sent his congratulations and best wishes to EDP graduates.
▲ Congratulatory video from Prof Tawhid CHTIOUI, Chairman of the Executive Board and Dean of emlyon business school
More than 200 world-renowned scholars, industry leaders and guests attended the forum, including Professor William Hua WANG, Associate Dean of emlyon business school and Dean of emlyon business school Asia, Dr. Ji Ning, CEO of Vning Sports, Professor Simon Chadwick, Director and Professor of the Centre for the Eurasian Sport Industry, and Jia Wei, VP Partnerships, Beijing, Mailman.
▲ Prof William Hua WANG, Deanof emlyon Asia, made a welcome speech.
New pattern for Eurasia for rapid development of the sports industry
The Forum deals with the development direction and focus of the sports industry in view of status of the sports industry in Eurasia. Professor Simon Chadwick delivered a keynote speech themed with “New outlook of Europe-Asia Sport Industry Cooperation” and shared the guests with detailed information on CESI. “The Eurasia will be the focus for development of the sports industry in the next decade, which will create golden opportunity for enterprises and other stakeholders.” said Chadwick.
▲ Prof Simon Chadwick, Director of CESI, delivered a keynote speech.
There are diverse problems and challenges facing the sports industry during its development, which should be the focus of its future leaders and managers. After the keynote speech session, the industry leaders participated in a panel discussion chaired by Dr. Ji Ning on path for management of the sports industry in Eurasia to share views on possible challenges in development and management of the sports industry.
▲ Panel Discussion: New outlook of Europe-Asia Sport Industry Cooperation
Panelists (from left to right: Dr. JI Ning, CEO of Vning Sport, Prof Li Shengxin, Vice Dean and Associate Professor of School of Management, Beijing Sport University, Dr. Liu Lingling, Managing Director of JTA China, Romuald Nguyen, Director of the French Football Office in China, Jeffrey Wilson , Counsel with JunHe LLP, JIA Wei, VP Partnerships, Mailman Beijing.
Industry-university-research integration to cultivate sports leaders with global outlook
Among top business schools in Europe, emlyon business school is renowned globally for its researches and training programs in fields related to management of the sports industry. emlyon business school has signed memorandums of strategic cooperation with Beijing Sport University, Vning Sports and Mailman to better attain its strategic development goal of digitization and globalization. “We’ll provide stakeholders with the integrated industry-university-research platform and abundant alumni resources and social network for win-win cooperation and resource sharing.” noted Professor William Hua WANG.
▲ Launch Ceremony of the Centre for the Eurasian Sport Industry
In the national anthems of China and France, the Graduation Ceremony of the Third Intake of EDP
Sport Program, which will be upgraded as emlyon-Vning EDP Program for Global Sports and Recreation Industry Leaders, brought the event to a climax. Being the first of its kind in Asia, the program will surely lead the development of the sports industry in the future.
▲ Graduation Ceremony of emlyon-Vning EDP 3rd Intake
“Today, we have something to celebrate, because you have done something important. You have completed an international, challenging, top-level study path. Congratulations! Welcome to our global communities around the world.” Professor Tawhid CHTIOUI, Chairman of the Executive Board and Dean of emlyon business school, sent his congratulatory video. Professor Tawhid CHTIOUI then extended his gratitude to emlyon business school, Vning Sports and all faculties for their efforts and contributions.