Dramatic Increase In Registrations!
MONACO, March 8 – With less than a week to go before the SPORTELAsia 2005 market opens, all available floor space has been sold and more than 250 companies from 41 countries worldwide have registered for the market, it was announced today by David Tomatis, Executive Vice President of SPORTEL.
To date, acquisitions executives have registered from 36 countries, including: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the United States.
In making the announcement, Mr. Tomatis, said, “We are extremely pleased with the way the market is shaping up and we are right on target in terms of registrations.”
Continuing, Mr. Tomatis commented, “We are especially happy with the strong turn-out of buyers from all of the major markets in the Pacific region. The list of terrestrial broadcasters and cable casters from the Far East includes CHINA CENTRAL TELEVISION, GUANGDONG TV, HONG KONG CABLE TV LTD., ESPN INTERNATIONAL, ZEE SPORTS LTD., LATIVI, PT. DUTA, RCTI, J SPORTS BROADCASTING, FUJI TV, SPORTS-i NETWORK, TOKYO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, KOREAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, MBC ESS SPORTS and UNITED BROADCASTING CORPORATION, to name just a few. Asia has become an extremely important area for televised sports and SPORTELAsia 2005 will clearly reflect that.”
In addition to the 3-day market at the InterContinental Hong Kong Hotel, SPORTELAsia will feature a grand opening cocktail party sponsored by DAGOC, The Doha Asian Games Organising Committee and a Special Press Event conducted by DAGOC and its official host broadcaster, Doha Asian Games Broadcast Services (DAGBS), titled: “Organising and Host Broadcasting the 15th Edition of the Asian Games – DOHA 2006”.
Clients can still register for SPORTELAsia 2005 directly online at http://www.sportelasia.org/
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