700 guests enjoy City Business

Olympian Kim Brennan AM and City Football Group’s Chief Commercial Officer Tom Glick headlined Melbourne City’s annual City Business event at Palladium at Crown on Thursday.

Glick, a respected sports management professional who has spent more than 25 years in sports administration in the United Kingdom and the United States, provided an overview of City Football Group's structure, and recent commercial and marketing activity.

 

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Tom Glick (above) delivers his keynote speech at City Business at Palladium at Crown.

Brennan (pictured with Caty Price, top), an Olympic Gold Medallist at the 2016 Games in Rio, and a Manager in EY’s Technology and Advisory Practice, spoke of her achievements for the Australian rowing team and shared insights on how her approach to sport has given her important lessons in her professional business pursuits.

Hosted by Channel 10’s Caty Price and Fox Sports’ Adam Peacock, the Club’s Vice Chairman Simon Pearce welcomed over 700 guests from football, media, business, sport and commercial backgrounds who share a passion for football in Melbourne for the event.

City ambassador and celebrity chef Shane Delia gave an overview of his involvement with the Club, before Head Coach Warren Joyce, Thomas Sorensen, Tim Cahill and former Matilda and the PFA's Player Relations Executive Kathryn Gill shared their thoughts on the state of the men's and women's game in Australia.

 

City Business Panel

 

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The panel, featuring Tim Cahill, centre and Warren Joyce and Kathryn Gill.

Sorensen, who announced his retirement from professional football last month, was presented with a commemorative photo, celebrating his 25-year career and his two seasons with Melbourne City FC.

 

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An event designed to bring together the Club's sponsors and corporate partners, as well as the wider business community, City Business provides a platform for local Melbourne businesses to benefit from unparalleled network opportunities with elite business identities, football experts and sporting celebrities.