The Rugby Business Network Overview

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A presentation describing The Rugby Business Network for people or businesses that would like to get involved or help in any way.

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The Rugby Business Network Overview

  1. 1. www.therugbybusinessnetwork.com
  2. 2. RBN Overview  Global not for profit organisation since 2010.  Major Sponsor – Marriott  For business people with a passion for rugby and rugby players with a passion for business.  50 cities running events ran by volunteer business people.  22k members and growing 150 per day  High net worth members and strategic business decision makers  Go-Giver Ethos  Website has a bounce rate of only 0.6% so our content is great. LinkedIn Stats – August 2014
  3. 3. RBN Overview LinkedIn Stats – August 2014
  4. 4.  Networking events are the most important and valuable asset of the RBN. They allow members to meet and help each other.  One MC, one business speaker, one rugby speaker.  Hosted by companies who wants exposure to the members and the speakers. Events  One rule – you have to ask ‘How can I help you?’ and mean it.  Over 50 cities running events, each city has a volunteer organising committee.  Organisers introduce sponsors to the people they want to meet.  Hays London Event 30th July 2014 - Video
  5. 5. Global Network  Global network of event sponsors, organisers and speakers who have access to each other and help each other.
  6. 6. Website and Social Channels http://www.therugbybusinessnetwork.com/ The Rugby Business Network LinkedIn
  7. 7. Content Creation  Articles  Videos  Business experts  Rugby players  Inspirational people  Specialist stories/experiences
  8. 8. Content Distribution  LinkedIn Group  Newsletter  Social Channels
  9. 9. RBN Projects and Programs  Business Introduction Service – For Major Sponsors  Life After Rugby Program – Placements –Jobs – Start-Ups  The RBN Trusted Supplier Directory of Companies That Put Back into Rugby  RBN Professional Development Program  RBN Travel Club  RBN Bookstore – Rugby and Business Books  RBN Golf Society
  10. 10. Business Introduction Service – For Major Sponsors
  11. 11. Life After Rugby Programme  Work Placements  Employment  Business start-ups
  12. 12. The RBN Trusted Supplier Directory, including Companies that invest back into Rugby
  13. 13. RBN Professional Development Program  Bringing together some of the most accomplished and successful business leaders and rugby leaders in the world, to share their knowledge and expertise. Mark Soden – Harlequins Development Coach Brian Ashton – England World Cup Coach 2007
  14. 14. RBN Travel Club  Hong Kong 7’s  Monaco Formula 1 GP  Dubai 7’s
  15. 15. RBN Golf Society
  16. 16. Partner with RWC 2015 Official Hospitality
  17. 17. RBN Bookstore – Rugby and Business Books
  18. 18. The Team Honey Wood – Writer Paddy Wright – Life After Rugby Programme Director Colm Hannon – Founder Alex Bergin – Editor Hiren Busa – Social Media Manager SharibAnsari –Web Developer TusharGurav –Graphic Designer Shawn Nell – RBN Projects Manager
  19. 19. Some Endorsers and Ambassadors People who have spoken at events or contributed to the website, free of charge. Shane Byrne – Ireland & Lions Frankie Sheehan - Ireland Anton Oliver –All Blacks Charlie Hodgson – Lions Jason Allen –Waratah’s CEO Al Campbell -Australia and England Andy Ward - Ireland Scott Gibbs – Lions & Wales George Gregan -Australia Steve Boland – Melbourne Rebels CEO Nicky Robinson – Wales Paul Wallace – Lions and Ireland
  20. 20. Some Endorsers and Ambassadors People who have spoken at events or contributed to the website, free of charge. Dan Lyle - USA Phil de Glanville – England Rob Henderson – Lions and Ireland Fergus Slattery – Lions & Ireland Richard Hill – Lions and England Stephen Jones – Lions and Wales’ most capped player Simon Shaw – Lions and Victor Ubogu – England England Gavin Hastings – Lions and Scotland Serge Betsen – France Dave Roberts – 12 times Paralympian Gold Medalist
  21. 21. Previous Hosts
  22. 22. Charity Partners and The Murderball
  23. 23. Events in all RWC, 6 Nations & World Series 7’s Cities  London  Gloucester  Manchester  Birmingham  Cardiff  Leicester  Leeds  Hong Kong  Dubai  Las Vegas  Paris  Dublin
  24. 24. IRB World Conference  The RBN partners with the IRB World Conference and run an event on the first night.
  25. 25. Partnership Opportunities  Strategic Partner  Event Partner  Commercial Partner (offer us services or benefits in kind or reinvest their profits into Life After Rugby)  National Partner  Business Directory

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