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Conferences - 02 Dec 2019 - Events
SportAccord is delighted to announce that the dynamic and historic Russian city of Ekaterinburg will host the 2021 edition of the annual World Sport & Business Summit.
Conferences - 28 Nov 2019 - Events
The need to work closer together to meet the challenges of an ever-evolving events industry was one of the key messages to emerge from the sixth Host City conference and exhibition.
Conferences - 27 Nov 2019 - Events
VIP speakers from the worlds of sport, business, and culture gathered at the sixth Host City Conference in Glasgow to deliver the message that innovation and working together will be key to the future success of the events industry.
Business - 20 Nov 2019 - Events
Laurent Puons, chief executive of SPORTEL, reviews the 2019 edition of the convention in Monaco.
Motorsport - 12 Nov 2019 - Events
Organized by the Chinese Taipei Motor Sports Association and co-organized by Taipei City Government, the Taipei International Gymkhana Prize was held on November 9-10 at the Ketagalan Avenue in Taipei.
Conferences - 12 Nov 2019 - Events
The Sports Administration, Ministry of Education, hosted the “2019 APEC Sports Cities Forum: International Events x Sports Innovations” on November 5 at the Howard Plaza Hotel in Taipei.
Golf - 12 Nov 2019 - Events
The 2019 Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA, held from October 31 to November 3 at the Miramar Gold Country Club in New Taipei City, came to a successful end on November 3.
Conferences - 01 Nov 2019 - Events
Andy Edwards, the Chief Executive Officer of Nitro Circus, the world’s biggest action sports entertainment brand, has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s inaugural Regional SportAccord Pan America in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Conferences - 31 Oct 2019 - Events
Best practice strategies discussed at the International Federation (IF) Forum 2019 can act as a launchpad for positioning athletes at the heart of sports development, according to SportAccord and GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli.
University sports - 31 Oct 2019 - Events
XIAMEN – The first day of the fifth FISU University World Cup – 3x3 in China was off to a flier with ISEG Senegal pulling off a stunner in overtime over Mon-Altius PE Institute of Mongolia. With the score tied at 19-19, the game went into overtime and Momath Seck sealed the deal for the Institut Supérieur d'Entrepreneurship et de Gestion with a clean 2-pointer.
University sports - 30 Oct 2019 - Events
As the fifth edition of the tremendously popular FISU University World Cup - 3x3 gets underway in China on Thursday, all eyes will be on defending champions Tsinghua University and Huaqiao University, who won on home court last year.
Conferences - 30 Oct 2019 - Events
Host City is delighted to welcome Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) as a Gold Partner of Host City 2019, the largest meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events taking place in Glasgow on 26-27 November.
Conferences - 28 Oct 2019 - Events
VIP speakers will kick off the opening conversations at Host City 2019 in Glasgow on 26-27 November with conversations that explore new paradigms of how rights holders, cities and brands are working together to create exciting events, and which areas of the major events sector are ripe for disruption through creative new partnerships.
Conferences - 25 Oct 2019 - Events
Sport’s most innovative and influential figures will put the issue of athlete welfare firmly centre stage after a stellar line-up of speakers was finalised ahead of the International Federation (IF) Forum 2019 in Lausanne.
Conferences - 23 Oct 2019 - Events
Last night, the SPORTEL Awards Ceremony paid tribute to the most beautiful sporting images of the year. Organized under the distinguished patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II and the aegis of the International Olympic Committee, the SPORTEL Awards take place each year during the SPORTEL Monaco convention, leader in the world of “sport business”.
Conferences - 22 Oct 2019 - Events
We are always looking for new ways to share experiences and to empower cities to achieve their social, economic, promotional and environmental goals through sport.
Conferences - 21 Oct 2019 - Events
Raffaele Chiulli, the President of SportAccord and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), has hailed preparations for the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020 on a visit to the event’s host city of Beijing, China.
Conferences - 21 Oct 2019 - Events
SportAccord is to welcome Sport Event Denmark as a Gold Partner for the 10th time ahead of the SportAccord World Sport and Business Summit 2020 in Beijing, China.
Conferences - 16 Oct 2019 - Events
Olympic gymnastics legend Nadia Comăneci has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at this year’s inaugural Regional SportAccord Pan America in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in December.
Conferences - 11 Oct 2019 - Events
Raffaele Chiulli, the President of SportAccord and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), underlined the importance of collaborating around “a bold vision” as he spoke alongside Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, at a high-profile forum yesterday.
Conferences - 10 Oct 2019 - Events
On Tuesday 22 October, sports fans will have the chance to attend the SPORTEL Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum. Under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II and the Patronage of the International Olympic Committee, this evening will reward the most outstanding images and the best illustrated sports book of the year. The list of nominees is attached.
Conferences - 09 Oct 2019 - Events
This Summit brings greater focus to activities in the UK: focusing on venue development and support requirements.
Conferences - 03 Oct 2019 - Events
Thanks to Smart Cities & Sport’s close collaboration with GAISF - the Global Association of International Sports Federations - all the International Federations (IFs) have been invited to attend the Smart Cities & Sport Summit this year, taking place in Tokyo on 12-14 November.
Conferences - 03 Oct 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is pleased to confirm CNN as the Top Media Partner for SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020 in Beijing, China, and the inaugural Regional SportAccord Pan America 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Conferences - 02 Oct 2019 - Events
The Summit conference programme at the SportAccord 2020 World Sport & Business Summit will focus on the theme of ‘Breaking Down Barriers in the Ever-Expanding World of Sport’, offering organisations that are seeking to expand their footprint in Asia a chance to learn from the sector’s most influential figures.
University sports - 30 Sep 2019 - Events
Lake Placid 2023 Winter Universiade aims to catalyse economic development in the Adirondack region of the state of New York, as well as set benchmarks for green games and environmental sustainability.
Cycling - 30 Sep 2019 - Events
The best track riders in the world will compete for the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2024. Denmark has a long and strong tradition for hosting major, international cycling events, as well as the reputation of an epic cycling destination for all. The event returns to Ballerup Super Arena, which also hosted the event in 2010 along with world cups in 2008 and 2009.
Conferences - 26 Sep 2019 - Events
SPORTEL: three days of specialized conferences
Conferences - 25 Sep 2019 - Events
Strong support from international sport federations keen to explore opportunities in the Americas have signed up for the inaugural Regional SportAccord Pan America 2019 from 10-12 December in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Conferences - 17 Sep 2019 - Events
“I am delighted to celebrate the 30th anniversary of SPORTEL," explains Laurent Puons, CEO.
Conferences - 10 Sep 2019 - Events
Host City 2019, the largest meeting of sports, business and cultural events, is delighted to welcome the European Broadcasting Union (EBU – the world’s leading alliance of public service media) and the European Stadium & Safety Management Association (ESSMA) as Strategic Partners.
Conferences - 05 Sep 2019 - Events
In just two months, the Smart Cities & Sport Summit will take place in the vibrant city of Tokyo, in Japan. This prestigious conference, gathering over 300 city representatives, has one ambition: provide cities with the right tools to achieve their social, economic, promotional and environmental goals through sport.
Baseball - 02 Sep 2019 - Events
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari today announced that the WBSC distribute a total amount of $5.2 million USD in prize money for this November's WBSC Premier12®, marking a 40% increase over the inaugural edition of this major international baseball event in 2015.
Conferences - 29 Aug 2019 - Events
Host City 2019 brings the world’s greatest event owners, hosts and organisers to Glasgow on 26-27 November.
University sports - 20 Aug 2019 - Events
For the first time ever, FISU has opened a double attribution programme for hosting of its World University Championships and University World Cups in 2022 and 2024. This means cities and NUSFs can plan ahead and look into the opportunity to host the unique events either three years from now, or five.
Wheelchair rugby - 08 Aug 2019 - Events
The host city, Vejle has appointed 2019 the Year of Para Sports and claims the title of Capital of Para Sport in Denmark. Denmark has hosted several major international para sporting events over the years. The time has now come for the 2019 IWRF European Championship Division A.
Baseball - 05 Aug 2019 - Events
The 2019 WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup, the fifth edition of this biennial event, was held on July 26 to August 4, 2019. The 12 strongest U12 baseball national teams from around the world gathered hand in hand in Tainan with the event ambassador Pokémon and provide chances for all baseball fans to watch baseball and have a fun summer vacation.
Business - 01 Aug 2019 - Events
On Monday 11th November in the heart of London, 30 Euston Square will play host to Premier Sport’s staple event of 2019, focusing on how best to support some of the best known sports starts away from the spotlight of professional sport. The 8th Edition of PSN’s Player Care Conference is set to more than double in size to over 350 guests from across the world of professional sports clubs, governing bodies, federations and agencies.
Conferences - 23 Jul 2019 - Events
‘Athlete Centred Sport’ has been unveiled as the theme of the International Federation (IF) Forum 2019, giving custodians of sport the opportunity to explore the game-changing benefits of putting athletes at the heart of their strategies.
Business - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
While sport represents great opportunities for cities to connect with a variety of public policy objectives - reflecting the economic, social and environmental concerns of today – it is also an effective tool towards the development of city branding, whether it is to change the perception of its inhabitants, to raise awareness about the city internationally or to forge a specific identity for a region.
University sports - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
The German University Sports Federation (adh) has submitted a ‘Letter of Intention’ to FISU, officially starting the process for hosting the Summer Universiade in 2025.
Business - 17 Jul 2019 - Events
Wiz-Team, the Swiss technology company which specialises in event management solutions for major sporting bodies, government agencies and corporations, continues to expand its business by opening a new office in the Belgian capital this week.
Games - 15 Jul 2019 - Events
The Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade finished in spectacular style as the Closing Ceremony officially ended the 12-day celebration of university student sport.
Conferences - 04 Jul 2019 - Events
The world’s leading associations representing stakeholders in major sports, business and cultural events have teamed up with Host City Expo & Conference in the event’s first Strategic Partner programme.
Cycling - 03 Jul 2019 - Events
Denmark has a reputation of being a great cycling nation and destination. The latest 2019 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships add to this brand. A newly released impact analysis shows that Bogense, Fyn and Denmark benefitted strongly from the event. The investment in the Championships brought thousands of visitors to Bogense, alongside competitors from 24 nations, media and officials, while showcasing both Bogense and Denmark to an international audience.
University sports - 03 Jul 2019 - Events
Ekaterinburg will host the 32nd Summer Universiade in 2023. FISU Executive Committee members elected the Russian city during the federation’s biannual meeting with an unanimous vote
Swimming - 27 Jun 2019 - Events
Gwangju, June 26th, 2019 – The final countdown is on for the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships. In two weeks, close to 3,000 athletes representing 193 nations will be competing in Gwangju and Yeosu – a record number of participants. The organising committee is more than ready to welcome the Aquatics family with all swimming pools already been filled out and the Athletes Village officially opening on July 5th.
Aquatics - 12 Jun 2019 - Events
Only one month left before the Opening Ceremony of the FINA World Championships and the atmosphere is really starting to warm up here in Gwangju! The city is developing a wide range of cultural programs to give domestic and foreign visitors in Gwangju a foretaste for the celebrations to come during the Championships.
Various - 11 Jun 2019 - Events
Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today announced they would be extending their existing partnership agreement, which sees Getty Images serve exclusively as the Official Photographic Agency and Official Imagery Supplier to the IPC.
Various - 03 Jun 2019 - Events
London, June 3, 2019 – Getty Images (www.GettyImages.com), a world leader in visual communications, and APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), a leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, have announced a wide-reaching collaboration to promote integrated text, photo and video solutions to organizations operating across Africa and the Middle East.
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