Motor Sport Business Forum

Welcome to Motor Sport Business Forum

Providing a Platform for the International Motorsport Industry

The Motor Sport Business Forum is the leading conference, exhibition, marketing and networking event for the global motorsport industry. Operating in North America, Asia Pacifc, the Middle East and Europe, each of the Forum’s four events offer an unrivalled opportunity to network with international motorsport professionals away from the pressures of the track and provide countless opportunities for debate and discussion!

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Motor Sport Business Forum North America

Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the AT&T Center at the University of Texas, Austin

Click here to view the 2012 post show press release

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The Motor Sport Business Forum (MSBF): Texas Business Symposium will be hosted in Austin, Texas ahead of the Formula One United States Grand Prix on behalf of Red McCombs and Bobby Epstein, co-founders and investors of the Circuit of The Americas. Established in 2005, the MSBF was first held in Monte-Carlo and has since been hosted across Europe, Russia, the Middles East, United States and Asia to great success.

The MSBF is considered the foremost marketing and networking event for motor racing’s global commercial community. There is no other comparable event in the world where motorsport industry professionals at the highest level can meet and do business away from the track. Speakers on the day will consist of the most high calibre and senior personnel from the world of Formula One, including Team Heads, Sponsors and Commercial Directors.

Already we have confirmed some very high calibre names to speak at the symposium including:

  • Conference Chair – Ian Burrows, Director, F1 Racing, Haymarket
  • Nick Fry – Chief Executive Officer, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
  • Paul Hembery – Director of Motorsports, Pirelli S.p.A.
  • Graeme Lowdon – President & Sporting Director, Marussia F1 Team
  • Mehul Kapadia – Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Sponsorships, Tata Communications
  • Geoff McGrath – Managing Director, McLaren Applied Technologies
  • Pablo de Villota - F1 Sponsorship Manager, Santander
  • Bobby Epstein – Founding Partner, Circuit of The Americas

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Motor Sport Business Forum Russia

October 2011, Moscow, Russia

The Motor Sport Business Russia, in 2011 was the first opportunity to bring together the principal stakeholders of Russian motorsport with the leading names in the international industry.

This inaugural event took place immediately after the F1 Korean Grand Prix, in Moscow’s newest 5* hotel – The Lotte.

The event comprised a day of talks, presentations and networking sessions on Tuesday 18th October; concluding with a VIP Gala Dinner on the evening of Tuesday 18th October.

The event was co-hosted by IM2 Events – founders of the Motor Sport Business Forum, Eventica Communications – the leading Russian Conference and Exhibition Company and Haymarket Motorsport – the leading global motorsport media company.


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Motor Sport Business Forum Middle East

2013: Full Event Details Coming Soon

The Middle East has become a major market for motorsport in recent years, with several new international standard circuits hosting top-level championships from Formula One to MotoGP and World Touring Car to World Rally. Domestic and regional championships are expanding and maturing whilst investment in motorsport continues to grow across the region.

The inaugural Motor Sport Business Forum in the Middle East attracted global attention with hundreds of senior industry executives flying in for the event and media coverage worldwide. Exhibitors, speakers and delegates praised the Forum for successfully blending a regional focus with the major international issues facing the motor sport industry today.

Now in its second year, the Forum will continue to create a wealth of opportunities for corporations, companies and individuals with an interest in the Middle East’s burgeoning motorsport business sector.

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Motor Sport Business Forum Asia Pacific

2013: Full Event Details Coming Soon

International business opportunities for 2011 just got bigger and better. Asia has several venues of international standard, bringing high-quality international action from Formula One, MotoGP, Touring Cars, Rallying and Drag Racing.

Domestic and regional championships are maturing, while regional investment in the sport, together with a wide range of innovative and creative leisure and lifestyle opportunities, have set new standards of business opportunities within the world of motorsports. The Motor Sport Business Forum Asia Pacific event is your opportunity to get the inside line on the world of sports biggest and most exciting growth area.

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