May 17, 2010
UFC® PRESIDENT DANA WHITE TO GIVE KEYNOTE SPEECH AT UFC FAN EXPO™ WHITE TO ALSO PARTICPATE IN Q&A WITH FANS
Plus, first-ever ‘Dana White Look-Alike Contest’
Las Vegas, NV – UFC President Dana White will officially welcome fans to the second UFC® FAN EXPO™ on Friday, May 28 at 12PM PT during
his keynote speech scheduled for the main stage inside the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
After the resounding success of the first-ever UFC Fan Expo last
July, White is excited to present a second event featuring some of the sport’s most influential fighters, brands, and sponsors.
“We’ve added even more cool stuff to this year’s UFC Fan Expo,” White said. “Our goal was to make this Expo even bigger and better, and give our fans an experience that is second-to-none in the sports world.”
Immediately following the keynote speech, White will take part in a Question and Answer session with fans. Then, at 1PM, the UFC Fan Expo will host a “Dana White Look-Alike Contest” on the main stage, with winners receiving great UFC prizes.
“I’m pretty interested to see the look-alikes that show up,” White said with a laugh. “Between that and the Q&A, it should be a fun way to kick off this year’s event.”
Tickets for the UFC® FAN EXPO™ are on sale now and can be bought exclusively at www.ufcfanexpo.com. This year’s event leads into UFC® 114: RAMPAGE vs. EVANS, featuring the long-awaited grudge match between former light heavyweight champions Rampage Jackson and Rashad Evans.
For more UFC Fan Expo information and to purchase tickets, visit UFCfanexpo.com .
For companies interested in reserving space at this premier event, contact Ed Gallo,
Event Director at 1-203-840-546
1-203-840-5546 email email@example.com.
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About Reed Exhibitions
The UFC Fan Expo is operated by Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading events organizer, with over 470 events in 37 countries. In 2008, Reed brought together over seven million industry professionals from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today, Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, and organized by 38 fully staffed offices.
Reed organizes a wide range of events, including exhibitions, conferences, congresses, and meetings. Its portfolio of over 470 events serves 44 industry sectors, including: Aerospace & aviation, automobiles, broadcasting, building & construction, electronics, energy, oil & gas, engineering, manufacturing, environment, food service & hospitality, gifts, healthcare, interior design, IT & telecoms, jewelry, life science & pharmaceuticals, machinery, medical education, printing & graphics, property & real estate, security & safety, sports & recreation, and travel. Working closely with professional bodies, trade associations, and government departments, Reed ensures that each and every event is targeted and relevant to industry needs. As a result, many Reed events are market leaders in their field.