Carlson Wagonlit Travel confirmed as official travel partner for SportAccord Convention in Lausanne
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention is delighted to confirm Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) as the Official Travel Partner for this year’s annual event taking place at the ultra-modern SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel is a global leader in business travel management, operating in more than 150 countries and territories with over 19,000 employees.
The CWT MSI Team Sports is located in the Maison du Sport International (MSI), Lausanne, and provides travel services including event management to 20 international sport federations and sports companies, as well as the International Olympic Committee and Youth Olympic Games.
“CWT MSI Team Sports is excited to be meeting our existing clients at this year’s SportAccord Convention, to demonstrate specific resources and tools we have been developing since 1998 to service sports-involved clients. One of them is our connected tool to report arrival and departure travel data.” said Roger Waldmann, Area Manager, Traveler Services CWT MSI Team Sports. He went on to say:
“We are also looking forward to meeting new organisations at booth 61 during this global sport gathering, to explain more about the services we offer which include organising meetings and events, optimising traveller programmes as well as sport equipment management.”
Nis Hatt, Managing Director of SportAccord Convention commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Carlson Wagonlit Travel on-board as a Delivery Partner and the Official Travel Partner. They work hard for us throughout the year, delivering high quality services and with a very professional approach. Their innovation and expertise certainly help to make travel planning and the business of travel management a smooth experience. We look forward to welcoming them to the SportAccord Convention.”
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 with 2000 delegates expected to attend, the Convention is host to annual general meetings of governing bodies, and once again, will welcome a delegation from the International Olympic Committee.
For information on the 4-day Conference Programme, or to get involved at the 2016 SportAccord Convention, including how to attend, exhibit or sponsor, visitwww.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
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) is a global leader specialised in managing business travel and meetings and events by delivering efficient and innovative solutions. The department CWT Team Sports is located at La Maison du Sport International (MSI) in Lausanne and provides complete packages of travel services to 20 international sports federations and sports companies. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) as well as the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) have appointed the CWT Team Sports as their official travel agency. The experiences of CWT Team Sports range from sports team delegation group travel, accompanying sport equipment management, arrival and departure data management, to a variety of online tools for all sizes of events. For further information visit:
For media enquiries, contact Roger Waldmann, firstname.lastname@example.org, +41 79502 40 03 (m).