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  • SportAccord Confirms Principal Media Partners for Beijing 2020


    01/21/20

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has unveiled five Principal Media Partners for its World Sport & Business Summit 2020 in Beijing, ensuring quality coverage of sport’s No.1 annual global gathering.

    SportAccord has teamed up with iSportconnect, SportBusiness, Sportcal, SportsPro and Yutang Sports due to their exceptional coverage, reach and expertise within the global sports industry.

    The news organisations will provide media and marketing support for SportAccord 2020, including in-depth reporting from the event, which will take place from 19-24 April at the China National Convention Center. Aside from providing breaking news, bulletins and feature coverage, the Principal Media Partners will also be able to conduct interviews via video and podcast formats, with high-profile attendees set to provide significant interest.

    The news organisations have been granted key rights, including recognition in marketing material and sponsored signage in high-visibility areas, as well as publication distribution on dedicated stands. They will also have the opportunity to host workshops and will play a key role at the heart of the bustling SportAccord 2020 Media Zone, which is set to attract hundreds of media representatives from China and worldwide.

    iSportConnect is considered to be the world’s largest private sports business network. iSportconnect moved up a tier to become a Principal Media Partner at SportAccord 2019 in Gold Coast.

    SportBusiness is stepping up from Media Partner status at SportAccord 2019. SportBusiness provides unique news, analysis, data, consulting and events for executives in the business of sport.

    Sportcal has supported SportAccord since its inception in 2003. Sportcal is a world-leading market intelligence service, providing news, data, reports and insights into the competitive world of sport.

    SportsPro is a leading sports business media company in print, digital and events. SportsPro delivers up-to-the-minute news, analysis, opinion and in-depth reports across multiple platforms.

    Yutang Sports delivers sports market intelligence and sports marketing through its media outlet and sponsorship agency, offering insights into the Chinese and international sports industries.

    John Hewitt, Event Operations Manager, Communications, SportAccord said: “The high-level meetings at SportAccord 2020, as well as the Summit, CityAccord, HealthAccord, LawAccord, MediaAccord conference programmes that will attract key decision-makers in the business of sport. Delegates will be also be introduced to the inaugural InvestAccord conference programme which will focus on connecting tech start-ups with investors in sport.

    “We are delighted to have lined up an established selection of Principal Media Partners, all of whom have been involved in SportAccord for several years. Their coverage – before, during and after the event – will provide a vital platform for the key messages, insights and news developments in relation to the highly anticipated SportAccord 2020 in Beijing.”

    The annual World Sport & Business Summit is a six-day event attended by leaders of the global sports community. It is the only global sports business event attended by all the international sport federations and their stakeholders, who host their Annual General Assemblies during SportAccord.

    In October, CNN was unveiled as the Top Media Partner for SportAccord 2020, as well as the inaugural Regional SportAccord Pan America 2019, that took place from 10-12 December at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

    Registration is open for the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020 in Beijing, the 18th annual SportAccord event. Organisations can become an official partner or exhibitor and discuss these investment opportunities with sales@sportaccord.sport.

    Follow developments and updates via Twitter @sportaccord using #SA2020, or keep up-to-date via LinkedIn and Facebook. For media enquiries, email media@sportaccord.sport.

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    EDITOR’S NOTES

    SportAccord
    SportAccord brings together international sports federations and organisations involved in the business of sport. The annual World Sport & Business Summit is a six-day event attended by leaders of the global sports community. It engages international sports federations, athletes, industry, rights holders, organising committees, cities, government, agencies, media, technology, legal teams, medical professionals, inventors, and subject matter experts – represented at the highest levels.

    SportAccord is the only global sports business event attended by all the international sports federations and their stakeholders, who host their Annual General Assemblies during SportAccord.

    These stakeholders include: ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations), AIOWF (Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations), AIMS (Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport), GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations) and Associate Members.

    In addition, SportAccord receives the full support of the International Olympic Committee.

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