The new international sporting events created by SportAccord in recent years will be discussed in a series of meetings during SportAccord Convention in Québec City. Federations involved in these innovative multi-sport competitions will take part in progress meetings on the World Combat Games, World Mind Games, World Beach Games and World Artistic Games. Beijing hosted the first editions of the SportAccord World Combat Games (2010) and World Mind Games (2011). The next SportAccord World Mind Games will also be held in Beijing in 2012, while the next World Combat Games will take place in St. Petersburg in 2013. A SportAccord Martial Art and Combat Sport Plenary Session will be held in Québec City as well as a meeting on preparations for the 2013 event.