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  • SPORTEL, A MAJOR EDITION TO COME


    09/16/19

    PRESS RELEASE

    Monaco, September 16, 2019

    "I am delighted to celebrate the 30th anniversary of SPORTEL," explains Laurent Puons, CEO.

    "The opportunity to recall the origin of the SPORTEL, an idea of Georges Bertellotti, a Monegasque sports journalist. He had the ambition to reward the most beautiful sports images, today SPORTEL Awards, and to bring together the sport business’ community, once a year in the Principality of Monaco, on the occasion of SPORTEL convention."

    "During these 30 years, we have constantly followed market trends allowing SPORTEL Monaco to become a must for leaders in the sports media and technology industry. Same approach for SPORTEL Awards, which since last year, is no longer just a competition but a separate event, entirely free and open to the public."

    SPORTEL Monaco - October 21-23

    At a time when security of broadcast content and optimization of consumer experience are at the heart of broadcasters' challenges, we are noticing the presence of companies specialized in these new technologies.

    SPORTEL has been focusing on this sector, for five years now, in order to bring to its community the key actors in terms of anti-piracy, content monetization and fan engagement, including: TMG, APPLICASTER, FAN HUB, FANSOFT and IMMERSIV.

    SPORTEL has also taken the initiative to create a new space in the exhibition hall, the "Innovation Zone", allowing start-ups to present their innovations to the leaders in the sports media rights industry ESPN, BBC, BEIN, CANAL +, DISCOVERY EUROSPORT, FOX, FRANCE TV, NHK, RAI and SKY, who have also confirmed their attendance.

    SPORTEL Awards - October 20 to 23

    SPORTEL Awards will kick off on Sunday, October 20, with a special edition of the "Monaco Boxing Challenge", sanctioned by the Monaco Boxing Federation.

    Sports fans are invited to participate in the SPORTEL Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, October 22, but also in many public events: conferences, exclusive meetings, screenings and signing sessions. The opportunity to experience unique moments with renowned sports personalities.

    For this anniversary edition, a rich and varied program celebrating sports and its champions, will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

    Only one accreditation required for both SPORTEL events.

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