PRINCIPAL MEDIA PARTNERS iSPORTCONNECT, SPORTCAL, SPORTSPRO, YUTANG SPORTS CONFIRMED

11.03.2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm its Principal Media Partners for SportAccord 2019 taking place from 5 – 10 May in Gold Coast, a vibrant coastal city located in Queensland Australia.

Selected as ‘principal’ media partners for their exceptional coverage, media reach and expertise, they will provide media and marketing support for SportAccord 2019.

iSportconnect is considered to be the world’s largest private sports business network. For the first time, iSportconnect has moved up a tier to a principal media partnership for SportAccord 2019, following their excellent television coverage at previous editions of SportAccord.

Sportcal has supported SportAccord since its inception in 2003. Sportcal is a world-leading market intelligence service, providing news, data, reports and insights into the competitive world of sport.

SportsPro is a leading sports business media company in print, digital and events. SportsPro delivers up-to-the-minute news, analysis, opinion and in-depth reports across multiple platforms.

Yutang Sports delivers sports market intelligence and sports marketing through their sports media outlet and sponsorship agency. Yutang Sports opens windows between the Chinese and international sports industry, and became the first Chinese media partnership for SportAccord.

Nis Hatt, Managing Director, SportAccord commented:

“SportAccord is delighted to have the support of our 4 principal media partners. The breadth of reporting they bring, together with the audiences they are connected to, helps to ensure SportAccord coverage reaches the farthest corners of the world.

“The tiered media partnership approach was introduced in 2016 and has seen wide-reaching results for SportAccord, its stakeholders, and organisations involved in the business of support. Stories are covered across multiple platforms including TV, radio, digital and print.

“We look forward to this year’s news coverage for Gold Coast.”

The SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit is taking place in Oceania for the first time in its history. Organisations can learn more about the unique benefits of attending SportAccord in Gold Coast by watching the video and register for SportAccord to become involved.

The Official Schedule enables attendees to enjoy multiple networking events, the popular 3-day Exhibition, access 50+ conference sessions, visit the Sports Festival and take part in cultural activities in Gold Coast.

Follow developments and updates via Twitter @sportaccord using #SA2019, or keep up-to-date via LinkedIn and Facebook.

For media enquiries, email the Media Relations Officer: jenny.edmondson@sportaccord.com

EDITORS NOTES

SportAccord

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.

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: ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations), AIOWF (Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations), AIMS (Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport), GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations) and Associate Members. SportAccord receives the full support of the International Olympic Committee.

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