Adrian Stores

Location: England, Greater Manchester, Stockport Speciality: Coaching and Training, Marketing

Thirty years experience in marketing, sponsorship, partnerships and fundraising consultancy, in the main assisting clients to increase sales, raise brand awareness in selected markets and/or generate funding for commercial projects and developments.

Adrian particular concentration on United Kingdom, Turkey and Romania.

He has advised more than 15 percent of professional football clubs in EPL and EFL. Now taking this expertise to some of the largest clubs in the World including Mainland Europe and Middle East.

Also, adviser to other sports and some NGBs including rugby, handball, volleyball, wrestling, judo and taekwondo.

Former Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (leading international body for marketing and business development – CIM) for its specialist consultants group for sports and leisure. Retains Chartered Marketer and Fellow status with CIM.

In addition, one of only thirteen Assessors appointed by the National Lottery to evaluate such as business plans, feasibility, marketing, funding packages and projections in bids for grants. Since, worked for United Kingdom Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) again as Assessor on a specific funding regime.

More latterly appointed to Centre for Enterprise at Manchester Metropolitan University working on programmes that develop enterprise and entrepreneurship capability; then leading Unit on sports branding and sponsorship as well as project management for sponsorship and fundraising for University assets. Established lecturer and author.

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