George K. Yiapanas

A stakeholder framework of the football industry, Abstract presenter at the 15th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business: Sustainable Business Concepts and Practices (September 2022)


A value-based club-perspective stakeholder analysis of the football industry of Cyprus, Abstract presenter at the 14th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business: Contemporary Business Concepts and Strategies in the new Era, Online (September 2021)


Remedies for the hooliganism factor in the football industry. The paradigm of Cyprus, Paper presenter at the 12th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business: Research Management Theories and Practices in a Dynamic Competitive Environment, in Thessaloniki, Greece (September 2019)


Sports facilities management, Guest lecturer during the Sports Management educational program organised by Cyprus Sports Organisation and Cyprus Association for Sports Management, Nicosia (July 2019)


A qualitative value-based club-perspective systemic strategic stakeholder analysis in the football industry of Cyprus, Abstract presenter at the PhD Colloquium organised by the School of Business - University of Nicosia, Nicosia (April 2019)


Sports facilities management, Guest lecturer during the in-service training for sports managers organised by the University of Nicosia and The Academic College at Wingate, Nicosia (April 2019)


Case studies of Cyprus football games, Panelist speaker during the joint training for stadium safety and security managers and police commanders in Cyprus - UEFA Stadium and Security Unit, Nicosia (November 2018)


Stakeholder analysis of the football industry in Cyprus, Paper presenter at the 11th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business: Research advancements in national and global business theory and practice, in Valletta, Malta (September 2018)


Sports facilities management | Promotional activities to sports events, Guest lecturer during the in-service training for sports managers organised by the University of Nicosia and The Academic College at Wingate, Nicosia (February 2018)


Sports facilities management, Guest lecturer, during the course of Sports Management (BA), delivered by the European University, Nicosia (November 2017)


Technology has changed the level and form of services at football grounds, Panelist speaker during the international football conference "The Business of Football" organised by IMH Business and the University of Nicosia, Nicosia (June 2017)


Sports violence and racism, Guest speaker during the educational students’ workshop and conference "Under the same sky" organised by Kokkinotrimithia Gymnasium, Nicosia (April 2017)


Sports grounds safety management | Racism - Sports violence - Discrimination, Key speaker during the educational conference "Racism and violence in sports" organised by Latsia Lyceum, Nicosia (March 2017)


Media facilities management in sports, Guest lecturer, during the course of Sports Management (BA), delivered by the European University, Nicosia (March 2017)


The necessity of sports events safety management, Presentation on behalf of Global College for the program BA in Security Management, during the "Cyprus International Education and Career Exhibition 2017", Nicosia (February 2017)


Sports events management & Sports safety management, Guest lecturer during the in-service training for sports managers organised by the University of Nicosia and The Academic College at Wingate, Nicosia (February 2017)


Sports grounds safety management, Guest speaker during the conference "Sports Grounds Safety Management - Comparison: Cyprus and Greece" organised by Global College, Nicosia (June 2016)


The necessity of establishing a stewarding system in Cyprus, Presentation to the UEFA stadium and security unit, for the program "The Training of Super Trainers for Stewards", Nicosia (July 2013)

Invited talks, Conference speaks and Presentations
International conferences and summits

Participated in the 15th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business. Sustainable Business Concepts and Practices: Italy - Palermo (September 2022)


Participated in the 14th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business. Contemporary Business Concepts and Strategies in the new Era: online conference (September 2021)


Participated in the 12th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business. Business Management Theories and Practices in a Dynamic Competitive Environment: Greece - Thessaloniki (September 2019)


Participated in the 11th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business. Research Advancements in National and Global Business: Theory and Practice: Malta - Valetta (September 2018)


Attended the international conference "Foul to Racism" organized by FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe) and UEFA, in Greece-Athens (October 2014)


Represented Cyprus at the 39th ESF Annual General Meeting of the European Squash Federation, in Finland - Helsinki (May 2011)


Represented Cyprus at the 37th ESF Annual General Meeting of the European Squash Federation, in Sweden - Malmo (May 2009)

Seminars, conferences, training and development │ Attendance

5th conference on investments in sport - iSport Investments in Sport and Cyprus Sports Organisation, Nicosia (March 2020)


3rd Football conference - The business of football - IMH Business and Cyprus Football Association, Nicosia (September 2019)


Joint training for stadium safety and security managers and police commanders in Cyprus - UEFA Stadium and Security Unit, Nicosia (November 2018)


Panel discussion: The benefits of applied criminology for society - Global College │ Security Management, Nicosia (October 2018)


Stadium and security strategy summit: Legal responsibilities for clubs and board members - UEFA Stadium and Security Unit, Nicosia (October 2018)


2nd Football conference - The business of football - IMH Business and Cyprus Football Association, Nicosia (June 2018)


General Data Protection Regulation workshop - International Data Corporation (IDC), Space Hellas and Hellenic Technical Enterprises, Nicosia (March 2018)


Sports tourism conference - Maximising the impact of sports tourism in Cyprus - University of Nicosia, Cyprus Tourism Organisation and Cyprus Sports Organisation, Nicosia (February 2018)


1st Football conference - The business of football - IMH Business and the University of Nicosia, Nicosia (June 2017)


Risk management - Global College, Nicosia (December 2016)


Incident analysis following a disaster in the business - Establishing continuity - Global College, Nicosia (December 2016)


An integrated approach - Stadium safety managers and police officers - The Cyprus Stewarding Commission, Nicosia (November 2016)


Global Security - "Terrorism" - Global College, Nicosia (April 2016)


Stadium safety managers and police officers in Cyprus: An integrated approach - UEFA Stadium and Security Unit, Nicosia (January 2015)


For the Prevention and Tackle of Violence in Sports Venues Law of 2008 - The Parliament of Cyprus - Legal Committee, Nicosia (July 2008)


VAT treatment in sports industry - Cyprus Sports Organisation, Nicosia (February 2008)


The structure of the commercial program of the Hellenic Football Federation and the strategic planning for the UEFA EURO 2004 - HFF (Hellenic Football Federation), Nicosia (April 2007)


Health and safety - PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Nicosia (June 2006)


Club management - FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), Nicosia (May 2005)


Fire safety and emergency management - A.P. Fire Prevention Consultants Ltd, Nicosia (April 2005)