LAUSANNE, Switzerland - SportAccord Convention announced today that registration is ending for the 2013 event in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Last-minute applications for delegate places for the 11th annual Convention will be accepted until end of business day tomorrow. 

The deadline is 17:00 GMT on Tuesday, 14 May 2013.

SportAccord Convention 2013 will take place from 26-31 May 2013 at Saint Petersburg's Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.

The 2013 conference sessions provide a truly outstanding line-up of speakers who will address "The State of Our Industry - Examining the Health of Sport." Keynote speakers are Saatchi & Saatchi CEO Worldwide Kevin Roberts and David Hill, Senior Executive Vice President, News Corporation. Interview of the Day sessions will feature Jean Todt, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), and Stanley Cup-winning ice hockey legend Viacheslav "Slava" Alexandrovich Fetisov, former Minister of Sport in Russia.

For more conference information and a full list of confirmed speakers, visit:

For questions regarding the following, please contact:

Visa Support: by phone at 7 (916) 790-52-67 or 7 (916) 158-00-84 and email

Accommodation and Travel: email

Social & Cultural Activities: email

General Information: by phone at 41 (0)21 601 75 87 and email

Hosted by a different city every year, SportAccord Convention is a unique opportunity for international sports leaders to engage with business, featuring a dynamic exhibition as well as the annual general meetings of governing bodies of world sport.