The 10th EFDN Conference – What and Who to expect

18 January 2018

The 10th EFDN Conference – What and Who to expect

EFDN is happy to announce that the 10th EFDN Anniversary Conference will be hosted by Paris Saint Germain on 21st and 22nd of March 2018.

DSC_0115 (Large)The special 10th Anniversary Conference event at Parc des Princes aims to provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss tangible, football-based solutions to today’s most pressing societal challenges and to include the input of diverse stakeholders and practitioners within CSR and football.

To complement the #Morethanfootball theme, representatives from the foundations of Paris Saint Germain, Real Madrid and Chelsea FC will share their knowledge on the delivery and impact of football for development programmes. Additionally, the conference will address and promote the continued contribution of football to the UN Sustainability Goals and the growing role of social businesses in relation to sport.

#Morethanfootball Action Week Kick-Off

The 10th EFDN Anniversary Conference will also launch the #Morethanfootball Action Weeks 2018, an initiative that will provide the European football family with the unique opportunity to highlight DSC_0022 (Large)the impact of their CSR activities. Through sessions, panels, workshops, and fostering discussion and debate, the conference will contribute to the inclusivity, enhancement and impact of football-based development programmes throughout Europe.

EFDN expects to welcome more than 150 representatives from clubs, football leagues and associations from all over the world. We are convinced that the 10th EFDN Anniversary Conference will provide an engaging platform to share valuable experiences, and to connect with colleagues within the world of CSR in Football.


The 10th EFDN Anniversary Conference will include:

  • Panels and presentations discussing the difference that sport can make
  • #Morethanfootball kick-off event
  • Unique networking sessions to facilitate meaningful connections
  • Roundtables to collaboratively discuss and share CSR programmes and trends within communities