BANGKOK, Thailand – SportAccord 2018 would like to thank its Media Partners and Press for the excellent coverage at this year’s World Sport & Business Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, and for their support in the lead-up to the event.

SportAccord receives media attention from top media outlets globally across all news platforms with content reaching around 190 countries and delivered in 40+ languages.

The 16th edition of SportAccord also saw significant support from sporting leaders including the Minister of Tourism and Sport, Thailand, H. E. Weerasak Kowsurat. The Minister hosted interviews with both Thai and International media, sharing Thailand’s vision and intentions as a Host nation and within the Asia Pacific region.

This year’s Principal Media Partners included SportsPro who brought two speakers to the SportAccord conference programme, as well as Sportcal and Yutang Sports who each hosted workshops at the event. Delegates heard exclusive news and insights from recent research findings at these workshops which were also livestreamed at SportAccord.

SportAccord 2018 also received support leading up to and during the Summit from Media Partners who included: AFP, Anadolu Agency, FrancsJeux, iSportconnect, SportAkademReklama, SportBusiness Group and

Jérôme Martin, Global Head of Marketing Sport at AFP also took part in the MediaAccord conference panel session: Millennials and the Media. Martin discussed how AFP is engaging the largest living generation through innovation, by delivering news content in different ways that appeals to millennials and catches their attention.

Journalists working on the ground in Bangkok at SportAccord 2018 as well as news desks around the world, delivered media coverage across various platforms including: print and digital (publications and newspapers), television, radio, video, podcasts, blogs and social media.

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SportAccord brings together international sports federations and organisations involved in the business of sport. The annual World Sport & Business Summit is a six-day event attended by leaders of the global sports community. It engages international sports federations, athletes, industry, rights holders, organising committees, cities, government, agencies, media, technology, legal teams, medical professionals, inventors, and subject matter experts – represented at the highest levels.

As part of GAISF Services and Events Association, SportAccord is the only global sports business event attended by all the international sports federations and their stakeholders, who host their Annual General Assemblies during SportAccord.

These stakeholders include: GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations), and AIOWF (Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations), AIMS (Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport) and Associate Members.

SportAccord receives the full support of the International Olympic Committee.

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