SportAccord Convention welcomes Qatar Financial Centre Authority as a Bronze Partner at the World Sport & Business Summit

08.04.2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention are delighted to welcome Qatar Financial Centre Authority as a Bronze Partner for this year’s World Sport & Business Summit, taking place from 19-24 April 2015, at the Sochi Expocentre, Sochi, Russia.

“Ahead of the 2019 World Athletics Championship and the FIFA World Cup 2022, business opportunities are thriving across sports-related industries in Qatar. The SportAccord Convention will allow us to engage first-hand with industry leaders, key policymakers, and service and technology suppliers looking to establish a presence in Qatar,” stated Martin Tidestrom, Business Development Director, Qatar Financial Centre Authority.

The QFC Authority is an on-shore business and financial centre located in Doha and has been instrumental in helping to develop the private sector in Qatar.

Commenting on the partnership, Nis Hatt, Managing Director, SportAccord Convention observed, “The SportAccord Convention provides a unique opportunity for the Qatar Financial Centre Authority to fulfil its obligations and commitments, by enabling access to Sport and Industry Leaders, in one location, at the World Sport & Business Summit. We’re delighted to have the QFC Authority onboard and wish them every success at the Convention.”

The SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit is a unique opportunity for key decision-makers in sport to engage with business leaders across 25+ industry sectors. The 6-day event features a 3-day Conference, dynamic exhibition, LawAccord, City Forum, MediaAccord, the SportAccord Convention Village and Sports Demo Zone, as well as hosting the SportAccord Sports Awards, and the annual general meetings of governing bodies of world sport.

For further conference information, including the Official Schedule and Conference Programme, or to register as a delegate, visit www.sportaccordconvention.com.

For media enquiries, please contact Jenny Edmondson, Media Relations Officer at + 44 (0)20 3289 1690 or jenny.edmondson@sportaccordconvention.com