HONG KONG - ProEvents has been appointed as the English Premier League's Official Event Management Partner of the Barclays Asia Trophy to be held in the summer of 2011 in Hong Kong.
Richard Masters, Director of Sales and Marketing of the Premier League said, "We are looking forward to working with ProEvents in Hong Kong. They bring with them a wealth of experience in managing football tournaments all over Asia and this will help to make the Barclays Asia Trophy 2011 a great success."
Current Barclays Premier League champions Chelsea, together with Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers and the champions of 2010/11 Hong Kong First Division League, will be competing in this bi-annual tournament. The four team knock-out tournament will take place over two match days on Wednesday 27 and Saturday 30 July 2011.
"We are proud to be appointed by the Premier League as the Official Event Management Partner of the Barclays Asia Trophy 2011." said Paul J Kam, Chairman of ProEvents, who is also the sole and exclusive organiser of the Chelsea Asia Tour 2011.
"The appointment affirmed our status as Asia’s leading football promoter. Having promoted many football tours with top European champions teams such as Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, Barcelona etc.
We will be working closely with both English Premier League and Hong Kong Football Association to develop a comprehensive programme to welcome the teams to Hong Kong as well as activities to promote the event. Details will be announced in the near future."
Fact file on ProEvents
ProEvents is the leading football marketing and management consultancy in Asia with offices in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. The company will celebrate its 10th anniversary in Malaysia in 2011.
Over the past 18 years, ProEvents has organised and promoted more international football matches in Asia than any other company. Teams brought in include Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Leeds, Inter Milan, Sampdoria, FIFA World Stars and the national sides of Brazil, England, Argentina, Portugal, Bulgaria, Finland, China, Japan, Korea and Yugoslavia.
The company's co-founder and CEO, Julian Kam, is one of 61 appointed FIFA Match Agents in the world.
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