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  • Olympics Future on SportAccord Agenda


    03/20/06

     
    (ATR) IOC Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli will discuss the future of the Olympics as part of the upcoming 2006 SportAccord in Seoul, while International Paralympics Committee President Phil Craven will be on hand to talk about the results of the just-ended Winter Paralympics in Turin.

    SportAccord, April 3-7 at the Intercontinental Grand will include displays from over 60 cities, federations, and other organizations, as well as a two full days of presentations and discussion.

    Meeting highlights and a partial list of speakers:

    Wednesday, April 5

    Staging a Successful Major Event with Bob Elphinston, Timothy Fok, and Carlos Arthur Nuzman

    Bidding Cities: Strategies for Success in the International Event Market with Mike Lee, Kit McConnell, and David Simon.

    Thursday, April 6

    Financing and Promoting Contemporary Sport with Patrick Baumann, Pat McQuaid, and Michael Miller

    Facilities/Venue Development: Planning Permanent & Temporary Facilities with Barry Lowe and Svetla Otzetova

    Event Branding: Increasing the Awareness & Impact of Your Event, with Terrance Burns and Michael Payne.

    Registrations for SportAccord are still being accepted. Details and a full schedule can be found at the website, www.sportaccord.com.

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