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Conferences - 16 Oct 2017 - Events
Kevin Mayer, Wendie Renard and Mélina Robert-Michon will join a long list of sports personalities attending the 2017 SPORTEL Awards!
Conferences - 16 Oct 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Making choices can be tricky when it comes to selecting which events to attend for organisations involved in the business of sport. With so much to consider, as well as Asia-Pacific set to overtake Europe in sponsorship spend, organisations who want to ensure they make the most from their investments, should register and become involved in the SportAccord Convention 2018 to be held in Bangkok, Thailand.
Business - 13 Oct 2017 - Events
SportsHosts is an Australian start up with lofty ambitions - to change the way we engage with the world, both at home and whilst travelling.
Business - 11 Oct 2017 - Events
The world’s most innovative event owners, organisers and hosts continue to join the speaker line-up for Host City 2017 in Glasgow on 28 and 29 November.
Skiing - 11 Oct 2017 - Events
The focal point of the competitive event will undoubtedly be the 55-meter ski slope that will send the many competing participants out on a 25-meter jump, during which they will deliver the most spectacular and stylish tricks possible.
Various - 11 Oct 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Recognised as one of the most influential sports business leaders in Los Angeles having played a significant role in bids for almost every major sporting event that has been brought to the region in the last three decades, David Simon, President of the Lost Angeles Sports Council will co-chair CityAccord and City-to-City at the SportAccord Convention in Bangkok, Thailand from 15 – 20 April 2018.
Skiing - 10 Oct 2017 - Events
Lahti2017 delivered a truly holistic impact for the city of Lahti, and for Finland as a whole, creating a blueprint for the hosting of future sporting events, according to Sportcal’s latest Global Sports Impact Events Study. Read the key findings here.
Skiing - 09 Oct 2017 - Events
Lahti2017 delivered a truly holistic impact for the city of Lahti, and for Finland as a whole, creating a blueprint for the hosting of future sporting events, according to Sportcal’s latest Global Sports Impact Events Study.
Business - 09 Oct 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention today is delighted to welcome Host City onboard as the Official Event Development Partner for its sixteenth edition, set to take place at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre in Thailand from 15 – 20 April 2018.
Athletics - 06 Oct 2017 - Events
On Sunday 8 October the Royal Parks Half Marathon, presented by Royal Bank of Canada will celebrate its tenth year when a capacity field of 16,000 runners take to the capital for the 2017 event. 
Various - 05 Oct 2017 - Events
Lausanne, 5 October 2017 – Today in Lausanne more than 130 representatives of international organisations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), international sports federations (IFs) and civil society discussed strategies and possible forms of collaboration to implement the Sustainable Development Goals through sport.
Waterskiing - 05 Oct 2017 - Events
Chinese National Day celebrations was a perfect background for the 47th World Cup Stop of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) where the first class Shanghai BiHai Jinsha Water Park was again the venue for this international Cable driven Wakeboard and Jump event which attracted athletes from 29 countries.
Darts - 04 Oct 2017 - Events
In the fall of 2021 the Danish city, Esbjerg will be the capital of darts when they host the WDF World Cup.
Business - 04 Oct 2017 - Events
The official Money In Sport Conference Programme has been released! The conference will be taking place on the Gold Coast, Australia from November 12th to 14th, 2017 and attracts leading figures from the Asia-Pacific region. 
Business - 03 Oct 2017 - Events
The world’s most innovative event owners, organisers and hosts continue to join the speaker line-up for Host City 2017 in Glasgow on 28 and 29 November.
Various - 03 Oct 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Sir Ben Ainslie, four-time Olympic Gold Medallist & Team Principal, as well as Skipper of Britain’s America’s Cup Challenger, Land Rover BAR, will give the keynote on 8 November 2017 at the eleventh edition of the International Federation (IF) Forum focused on Sustainability. 
Sailing - 02 Oct 2017 - Events
We can't remove every piece of plastic from the sea. That task is too big. However, we can make sure that no waste ends up in the ocean during the Hempel Sailing World Championships next year in Aarhus, Denmark.
Waterskiing - 26 Sep 2017 - Events
Since the foundation of the People’s Republic of China on October 1st 1949, the first week of that month has become one of the world’s biggest national celebrations. The Shanghai Tourism Festival organisers expect over ten million visitors this time. Once again, the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF), using the Rixen Cable system, will bring its World Cup Series back to Shanghai’s Bihai Jinsha Water Park in the city’s Fengxian District.
Business - 26 Sep 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention today confirmed a new three-year International Federation (IF) Forum partnership with JLT Specialty who deliver insurance consultancy services to the sports industry, including a number of bespoke products for the international sports federations. 
University sports - 25 Sep 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, 21 September– Following 24 hours packed with exciting and engaging activities around the world, FISU President Oleg Matytsin declared the second International Day of University Sport “a great success”.
Soccer - 22 Sep 2017 - Events
Nigeria embrace WAFU Cup 
Business - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
Lausanne – Switzerland, September 19th, 2017 – Smart Cities & Sport is very pleased to announce the official partnership with SportAccord Convention.
Various - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
The City of Moncton has appointed TSE Consulting to develop a strategy for identifying, attracting, and hosting major events over the next 15 years, as well as an action plan for its implementation. 
Business - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention is delighted to reveal the MediaAccord Conference Programme ‘Breaking New Ground – Areas of Opportunity in the Media Landscape’ under the overarching theme of marketing and sponsorship for its 16th edition in Bangkok, Thailand. 
Athletics - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
Underberg – The third edition of the Rhino Peak Challenge will take place on World Rhino Day on 22 September and will see a number of elite ultra-trail athletes and people of influence take on the Rhino Peak in the Southern Drakensberg to raise funds for endangered species.
Business - 18 Sep 2017 - Events
It is now time to cast your vote for who you think deserves to win at the 2017 TV Sports Awards (TVSA). The TVSA will showcase some of the most successful achievements from the sport media industry over the past year and will be held on 23rd October at the Salle Des Etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Business - 18 Sep 2017 - Events
The Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2017 conference and exhibition held this week in Chiba City, Japan, brought sports venue professionals together to discuss the latest trends in stadia and arena design, build and operation.
Waterskiing - 12 Sep 2017 - Events
As so often happens, the best will always rise to the top. Yet again, this proved to be the case. While rain and wind played their part during some of these IWWF 2017 World Waterski Championships, at the end of the day, experience and skill took the medals. Two World Championships Records were also set.
Various - 11 Sep 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention, the largest global gathering covering the business of sport and attended by all international sport federations, is delighted to confirm its Principal Media Partners, Sportcal, SportsPro and Yutang Sports for its 16th edition taking place from 15 - 20 April 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. 
Business - 11 Sep 2017
In recent years, we all experienced the massive increase in business and development opportunities throughout Asia. With major efforts of China and India along with new broadcast technologies, we can now reach more eyeballs than ever before.
Business - 08 Sep 2017 - Events
Lausanne, Switzerland – September 8th, 2017 –Organised on October 2-4 in Montréal, Canada, the Smart Cities & Sport Summit organised in Montréal, Canada, will feature a Masterclass on Digital Communications and Fan Engagement.
Judo - 08 Sep 2017 - Events
ULAANBAATAR (MGL) – The delegations of the 7 participating nations arrived yesterday in Ulaanbaatar, the Capital City of Mongolia, for the 1st CISM East Asia Judo Tournament.
Waterskiing - 07 Sep 2017 - Events
The historic setting at Choisy-le-Roi City Hall, a short distance from the centre of Paris, provided a perfect venue for the Opening Ceremony of the Waterski World Championships of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF). These take place here from September 4th / 10th. The events include Waterski Slalom, Tricks, Jump and Overall.
Various - 07 Sep 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention today offered new details for the Plenary Conference programme focused on ‘Marketing and Sponsorship for the Future’. A recent Nielsen Sports report found that ‘global disruption’ is having an unprecedented effect on sport due to political, social and technological impacts.
Sailing - 05 Sep 2017 - Events
The City of Aarhus, the Danish Sailing Federation, Sailing Aarhus and Sport Event Denmark have over the summer trimmed the sails and now better know the ropes for next year’s sailing World Championships.
Various - 01 Sep 2017 - Events
Sport cities have many characteristics in common: they have a strong offering of sport programmes for their population, they host numerous national and international sporting events on a yearly basis, and they are often also the home of successful sports teams. 
Games - 31 Aug 2017 - Events
Taipei, 30 August 2017 – At the end of an exceptional Closing Ceremony in Taipei Stadium, the 29th Summer Universiade drew to a successful close earlier this evening. The ceremony marked the end of an outstanding 12 days of sport, education and culture. 7,734 athletes from 134 countries competed in 271 medal events across 21 different sports.  
Waterskiing - 31 Aug 2017 - Events
Every single gold medallist from the previous World Championships in Chapala, Mexico, will return to defend their titles at the 2017 Waterski World Championships in Paris on September 6/10
Ice hockey - 30 Aug 2017 - Ticketing
Denmark will play host to the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship May 4 – 20 next year and ice hockey fans from around the world are in for a treat, when Royal Arena, Copenhagen, and Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning, welcome the 16 teams and their fans with world class facilities.
Business - 23 Aug 2017 - Events
Host City 2017 is delighted to announce the latest confirmed speakers, including organising committee leaders, event owners and leading international experts to the largest meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events. 
Various - 23 Aug 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – On 8 November 2017 the leaders of all the international federations (IFs) for sport will gather for the 11th IF Forum in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss the ‘‘International Federation Impact - Leading the way towards a Sustainable Agenda’ the focus for this year’s meeting.
Business - 22 Aug 2017 - Events
Wiz-Team launched today its new website at wiz-team.com featuring detailed descriptions of the company’s products and services, case studies across different sectors, client testimonials and team information. The company also announced the introduction of a number of exciting new product features.
Various - 22 Aug 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Malaysia Major Events (MME) is the second Gold Partner to sign-up for the sixteenth edition of the SportAccord Convention due to take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 15 – 20 April 2018 at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld. 
University sports - 21 Aug 2017 - Events
TAIPEI CITY – In its image as a city of vibrancy and cultural diversity, Taipei enthusiastically reached out with both arms to welcome young athletes from around the world.
Business - 18 Aug 2017 - Events
On October 2-4, 2017, the Smart Cities & Sport Summit, held in Montréal, Canada, will be the place to be for any city wishing to discuss strategies to engage more effectively with the sports world and meet with International Sport Federations.
Games - 18 Aug 2017 - Events
240 000 participants at 26 venues and in the fan zone, 10 days of competition, 3 500 athletes from 111 countries, 1 600 volunteers, 700 journalists from 50 countries – that is The World Games 2017 by the numbers.
Judo - 17 Aug 2017 - Events
From 5 to 11 September 2017, the Mongolian Delegation to CISM, together with CISM and the International Judo Federation, will host the 1st CISM East Asia Judo Championship-2017 in the capital city of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. 
Conferences - 16 Aug 2017 - Events
Host City, the world leading event hosting conference, returns to Glasgow for a third consecutive year on 28 to 29 November 2017.
Conferences - 16 Aug 2017 - Events
For the first time ever, the intersection of the sports-event and incentive industries will be examined by big-name brand marketers at the TEAMS Conference & Expo.
Conferences - 15 Aug 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – DB Schenker will once more be the Official Logistics Provider for the sixteenth edition of the SportAccord Convention. Leading the field when it comes to Logistics, DB Schenker will organise the successful transportation of booths and marketing collateral for Exhibitors of the #SAC2018 Convention set to take place in Bangkok, Thailand at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre from 15 – 20 April 2018.
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