Additional Silver Partners confirmed for SportAccord Convention in 2016: Aggreko, Edmonton Events and Penceo
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention is delighted to confirm additional Silver Partners, Aggreko, Edmonton Events and Penceo, for this year’s annual event taking place at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland from 17 to 22 April 2016.
Aggreko is the leading global provider of modular, mobile power and temperature control solutions, employing more than 7,300 people operating from 204 locations, and in 2015 served customers in around 100 countries. Speaking of this year’s Silver partnership, David de Behr, Head of Global Events said:
“Aggreko considers SportAccord Convention to be one of the most significant international sporting conferences of the year and has been supporting the event for eight years now. As a Silver Partner of the event we are keen to ensure that sports organisations recognise our commitment to the industry. Our impressive portfolio of repeat customers including the Olympics Games, FIFA World Cups and the Championships of many Sporting Federations, highlights the strength of the reputation Aggreko has earned over the years.” The Aggreko team can be found at Stand 44.
SportAccord Convention also sees the return of Edmonton Events, a strategic partnership between the City of Edmonton and Edmonton Tourism. Focused on attracting major events to the region with services ranging from event inception, bidding and marketing, to operations and legacy, the team are ready to welcome visitors to Stand 125. Candice Stasynec, Executive Director of Edmonton Events commented:
“With a long history of attending SportAccord Convention, it continues to be a valuable part of the Edmonton Events strategic approach to hosting sport events. After an extremely successful 2015, where Edmondon hosted events in partnership with FIFA, ITU, UCI, IAAD, FIVB, and FIBA, we look forward to hosting more competitions in 2016 in collaboration with our valued partners.”
Another Silver Partner, Penceo has also partnered with SportAccord Convention for a number of years and can be found at Stand 39. An expert in the sport industry, Penceo has worked with many of the International Federations to provide a suite of digital services to enhance their communication platforms. Commenting on some of their new video technology services, which make it possible to capture any experience through the power of virtual reality, Pascal Willoughby-Petit, Founder and Managing Director remarked:
“We are on the starting blocks for Rio and are very excited to be helping several International Sport Federations prepare for the event! One of our big projects this year is to start providing 360⁰ video shooting and Oculus 3-Dimensional video experiences. We think this will be very exciting for the world of sport!”
Nis Hatt, Managing Director of SportAccord Convention commented, “We’re delighted to welcome the return of Aggreko who have provided much support over the years and are also sponsoring the Speaker Ready Room in 2016. To Edmonton Events who year-on-year, bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and insights to cities and International Federations who are looking to host and hold events. Also Penceo, who provide digital services to SportAccord Convention throughout the year as well as at the Convention, and in 2016 will also cover the Opening Ceremony and are sponsoring the Virtual Sports Demo Zone. As Partners, their support, commitment and loyalty over the years has always been very well-received by delegates and SportAccord Convention. We are very much looking forward to working with them again.”
As part of the Official Schedule, SportAccord Convention will host a 3-day Exhibition and 4-day Conference Programme including: a one-day Digital Summit, Plenary, City Forum, LawAccord and MediaAccord, at this prestigious global gathering. 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
Aggreko plc is the leading global provider of modular, mobile power and adjacent product solutions. Aggreko employs more than 7,300 people operating from 204 locations. In 2015 we served customers in about 100 countries, and had revenues of approximately GBP 1.6bn (USD 2.6bn or Euros 2.0bn). Aggreko plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L) and is headquartered in Scotland. Aggreko is comprised of two business units: Rental Solutions operating and providing solutions in developed markets as well as Power Solutions, operating in emerging markets as a power producer. We design and manufacture equipment specifically for these requirements in our factory in Dumbarton, Scotland. For further information visit http://www.aggreko.com/
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Edmonton Events is a strategic partnership between the City of Edmonton and Edmonton Tourism, focused on attracting major events to the region. Every event is unique and we customize our approach to suit your needs. From event inception, bidding and marketing to operations and legacy, Edmonton Events is your single point of contact. We offer access to political and financial support, marketing and media expertise and the ability to activate your event within the community. We listen, learn, adapt and are committed to the success of your event. Welcome to Edmonton. For further information visit www.eventsinedmonton.com
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Founded in 2004 by Pascal Willoughby-Petit, Penceo provides sporting federations and organizations with Web-development, UI & UX Design, Graphic Design, Marketing, Digital Strategy, Social Media Campaigns, Video Production and Motion Graphics. An expert in the sports industry, Penceo has worked with organizations such as FIBA, FINA, FIA, UEFA, FIH, FIVB, ICF and SportAccord Convention. Learn more at http://www.penceo.com/
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