This 2nd annual FIA Sport Conference 2014 will take place from June 24th - 26th in Munich ( Germany )
The first FIA Sport Conference was held in Goodwood, United Kingdom in June 2013. Inspired by the FIA’s popular yearly Mobility Conference event, the FIA President Jean Todt and Deputy President for Sport Graham Stoker, initiated this new event enabling over 74 ASNs and 250 delegates from around the world to work together on common topics and issues.
The inaugural event programme focused on how the FIA and its affiliated members could best collaborate to create strong links across the global motorsport community. Its primary objective was to create a dialogue among stakeholders to allow for improved comprehension of the needs and challenges facing sporting clubs today.
Sport Conference Week 2013 provided a platform to launch the new FIA Motor Sport Development Programme. This initiative, central to the mandate of the FIA President, aims to accompany ASNs in developing motor sport and providing guidance and advice on key topics such as: how to organise viable top-level events; how to best promote motor sport and attract officials, volunteers, competitors and new audiences; how to identify fresh talent and encourage young people to participate in motor sport by offering them entry routes right up to the highest level of competition, be it in rally or on circuits; how to create new possibilities to take part in motor sport at reasonable costs; how to attract the interest of sponsors and respond to the new expectations of the industry and the sport as a business; and how to succeed together in terms of safety and environmental concerns
The second annual FIA Sport Conference will see the launch of a new forum for discussion and exchange: the FIA Motorex, which will allow motor sport industry stakeholders and business to interact with each other as well as the institutional actors of motor sport – the FIA and its ASNs.
The event will be hosted at the headquarters of largest automobile club in Europe, Germany’s, Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club E.V. (ADAC), which will co-host the event with the Deutscher Motor Sport Bund E.V. (DMSB). Major manufacturers including Mercedes and BMW will offer delegates the opportunity to visit their factories and museums. Representatives from Mercedes and BMW will also provide their input and expertise the status of motor sport today and its future tomorrow during the conference’s plenary sessions.
FIA Sport Conference 2014 will see FIA members (ASNs, clubs), and representatives of the motor sport industry (organisers, promoters, manufacturers, various suppliers and service providers) focus their debates and work on the following themes:
"Growing our sport, ASNs & Industry in partnership"