IFA History

The International Football Arena has been hosting events, fostering debate and inspiring exchange between decision makers in the business of football for over a decade. It started in 1999, with the IFA conference in Zurich, which has taken place annually ever since.

Around 250 global decision makers in football congregate in Zurich for cutting-edge information, high-level networking and bilateral meetings. Since 2007, the IFA has also been present in:

  • 2007/08 IFA Conferences Beijing
  • 2009 IFA Conference Kuala Lumpur
  • 2010/11/12 IFA Roundtable New Delhi
  • 2012 IFA Roundtable Tokyo
  • 2013 IFA Conference Rio
  • 2014/15 IFA Conference Berlin

Today, IFA enjoys a reputation of being the leading producer of exclusive events for football`s global players.