SOURCE: The NewsMarket

August 18, 2008 21:00 ET

London House to Host "Champions of Change" Panel Discussion in Beijing

BEIJING--(Marketwire - August 18, 2008) - London House will host a panel discussion in Beijing to examine the impact major sports events have on the infrastructure, culture and economy of host cities and regions. The event will feature a keynote message by James Wolfensohn and panellists including Wei Wei, musical Ambassador for the Beijing 2008 Olympics and Peter Foss, President of Olympic sponsorship for GE.

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WHAT      Panel discussion
          "Champions of Change: How mega sports events spur social,
          economic, cultural and environmental transformation" panel
          discussion

          Followed by a VIP luncheon reception hosted by
          the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee
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WHO       James Wolfensohn, Former President, The World Bank &
           Former Olympian
          Lord Sebastian Coe, Chairman, London 2012
          Peter Foss, President of Olympic Sponsorship, GE
          Wei Wei, musical ambassador for the Beijing 2008 Olympics
          Teo Ser Luck, Advisor, Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organizing
           Committee
          Raja Randhir Singh, Secretary General, Olympic Council of Asia
          Jaime A. Florcruz, Beijing Bureau Chief and correspondent,
           CNN (moderator)
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WHEN      21 August 2008, 11:00 - 14:00
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WHERE     London House, Shi Cha Hai Club, No49 Di An Men West Street,
          Xi Cheng District, Beijing
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CONTACTS  Beijing: Dhruv Chitgopekar  | +86-137-0772-4341

          London/New York: Romina Rosado | +1-646-321-5435
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