Bronze partners confirmed for SportAccord Convention 2016
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – We are delighted to confirm our Bronze Partners for the 14th edition of the SportAccord Convention taking place from 17 to 22 April at the Swiss Tech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Returning to the home of international sport our Bronze Partners include:
- AISTS (The International Academy of Sport Science and Technology)
- Commonwealth Games Federation
- FISU (The International University Sports Federation)
- Japan Sports Council
Dr. Claude Stricker, Executive Director of the AISTS commented, “This month SportAccord Convention returns to the Olympic Capital, having hosted the 2nd edition in 2004, so we’re eager to welcome back friends and colleagues to the place we call home.” He went on to say, “The AISTS has long been involved with SportAccord Convention in its mission of connecting stakeholders in sport. That’s why we are particularly pleased to officially partner with SAC2016 in our home city.”
Held in a different city every year, the annual SportAccord Convention is a unique opportunity for key decision-makers from sport and industry to meet, network, and strategically shape global, regional and national agendas. An exclusive 6-day event comprising of up to 2000 delegates, the Convention is host to annual general meetings of governing bodies, and once again, will welcome a delegation from the International Olympic Committee.
With less than 10 days to go before the SportAccord Convention begins in Lausanne, Nis Hatt, Managing Director of SportAccord Convention remarked, “We’re delighted to welcome our Bronze Partners and appreciate the support, commitment and value they bring to the SportAccord Convention. We are constantly focused on enhancing the experience for attendees, including partners, exhibitors and supporters. We’re just over a week away before the Convention begins and the 14th edition is set to be our most exciting yet.”
As part of the Official Schedule, SportAccord Convention will host a 3-day Exhibition and 4-day Conference Programme including: a Digital Summit, Plenary, City Forum, LawAccord and MediaAccord at this prestigious global gathering. Other features include a Virtual Sports Demo Zone, Speakers’ Corner, Opening Ceremony, as well as Closing Event to be hosted at the Olympic Museum. To register for SportAccord Convention, visit: www.sportaccordconvention.com.
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SportAccord Convention is the world’s premier and most exclusive annual event at the service of sport. It is focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging and connecting; rights holders, organising committees, cities, press and media, businesses and other organisations involved in the development of sport.
The SportAccord Convention is a not-for-profit organisation which annually brings together representatives from more than 100 International Sports Federations affiliated with the following umbrella organisations that host their Annual General Assemblies at the SportAccord Convention.
SportAccord, 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) and Associate Members.
In addition, the SportAccord Convention receives the full support of the International Olympic Committee.
For more information about the SportAccord Convention: www.sportaccordconvention.com