The soccer industry of South America

27 Apr 2013 —
13 May 2013

The soccer industry of South America


From the 27th of April to 13th of May of 2013 the group of students and partners of «Sport Industry Management» RMA program had taken part in an internship program titled «The soccer industry of South America» that was organized by RMA business school.



Dates: April 27th - May 13th of 2013

Cities: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Buenos Aires (Argentina)


 


The program included: Workshops and seminars from top managers of the following organizations and clubs, visiting the stadiums, training centers and youth football academies with a detailed study of the infrastructure; visiting football matches.

Topics of workshops and seminars: commercial and transfer activities of professional sports clubs, marketing strategies, budgeting, merchandising, work with the fans (loyalty programs), broadcast rights, operation of sports facilities, organization of the youth academies, etc.


 


Organizations: The Organizing Committee for the FIFA World Cup 2014 (Brazil), The Organizing Committee for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Games (Brazil), AFA (Argentinean Football Association) (Argentina);

Professional sport clubs: Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Fluminense Football Club, Botafogo Futebol Clube (SP), Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama (all – Brazil), Club Atlético Boca Juniors, Club Atl?tico River Plate, Club Atletico San Lorenzo de Almagro, Club Atl?tico V?lez Sarsfield (all – Argentina);

Speakers: Alejandro Vashkonselush, Lucas Sodr? (Fluminense); Frederico Luz (Flamengo); Jorge Di Natale (Botafogo); Henry Canfield (Vasco da Gama); Ricardo Trade (OC FIFA 2014); Rodrigo García (OC Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Games); Diego Soñora, Pablo Fuentes, Juan Cobián, Cesar Montuschi (all - Boca Juniors), Diego Turnes (River Plate), Sebasti?n Picalle (San Lorenzo de Almagro), Leandro Pederan (Velez Sarsfield);

Arenas: Estudio Jornalista Mario Filho (Maracanã), Estadio Das Laranjeiras, Estadio Nilton Santos, Est?dio S?o Janu?rio (all – Brazil), Estadio Alberto J. Armando (La Bombonera), Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti (Monumental), Еl Nuevo Gasometro, Estadio Jos? Amalfitani (all – Argentina).


 


Training bases: La Candela (Academy of River Plate); Ezeiza (training center of the national football teams of Argentina)

Games:

Brazil, Semi-final of Rio Cup:

Fluminense Football Club – Volta Redonda Futebol Clube;

Argentine Primera División (Apertura):

СA Boca Juniors – CA River Plate (Superclasico);

CA Veles Sarsfield – CA Tigre;

CA San Lorenzo de Almagro – CA Boca Juniors.