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Business - 11 Nov 2020 - Media
Podcast producer HWY61 has launched the HWY61 Network, a platform created to assist independent producers in getting their podcasts made and published.
Business - 06 Nov 2020 - Agency
Sports technology company and Live Streaming Platform, Joymo, have retained Fifty-Three Six to manage their digital performance strategy over the course of Q4 and into the new year. The Sports Marketing Agency will focus on driving awareness and signups to the platform, which has already experienced significant growth in Scandanavian markets.
Business - 06 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Federations (IFs) can use the Covid-19 pandemic as an opportunity to explore new ideas and implement positive changes that can drive future growth, according to expert contributors at yesterday’s fully virtual IF Forum 2020.
Business - 05 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, SportAccord and GAISF President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli, and World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised sport’s resilience and influence at today’s fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2020, with IFs assured that preparations are being put in place to deliver safe Olympic Games next year.
Business - 04 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and SportAccord and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli are among the high-profile speakers who will participate in the fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2020, which kicks off tomorrow.
Business - 02 Nov 2020 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The Sports Bureau of Macau SAR Government has renewed its long-running Gold Partner status at SportAccord’s World Sport & Business Summit for the 2021 edition of the international sports movement’s most influential global gathering in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Business - 28 Oct 2020 - Host broadcast & production
Gravity Media, the leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has welcomed Nick Bender, Vanessa Cooper and Laura Wignall to its UK Business Development Team.
Business - 06 Oct 2020 - Sponsorship
Malaysia, October 5, 2020 – Asia’s leading sports & entertainment consultancy, ResultX Asia (RXA), is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Sportskred.
Business - 02 Oct 2020 - Television
Mexico City, October 1, 2020 - Cinépolis Klic® announced today that the Claro Sports channel is adding to its content catalog in Mexico for only $ 50 pesos per month. In addition, the signal will have a trial period of seven days at no cost when activating the option with a recurring charge.
Business - 25 Sep 2020 - Agency
Fifty-Three Six, a Dublin and London-based digital marketing agency which specialises in the sport, fitness, health & wellness sectors, has launched a white-paper featuring five data-driven Facebook marketing campaign tactics to drive sales.
Business - 10 Sep 2020 - Agency
Global integrated marketing agency, CSM Sport and Entertainment (CSM) has been appointed by ALK Capital, the leading management firm specialising in investments, acquisitions and operations in sports and media, to manage strategic communications.
Business - 31 Jul 2020 - Advertising
On August 1st, 2020, the annual Swiss National Day, uniqFEED will extend its geographical reach further still by joining SportWorks at the Maison du Sport International (MSI) in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne.
Business - 22 Jul 2020 - Sponsorship
The European Sponsorship Association has today revealed the third wave of results from the ESA Sponsorship Sentiment Tracker, an industry survey gauging the health and confidence of leading sponsorship organisations across Europe and giving insights into the response of major sponsors.
Business - 15 May 2020 - Agency
BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, has been appointed by fan engagement platform IQONIQ to run its international communications.
Business - 02 Apr 2020 - Agency
Today, leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) released results of a new survey focused on the impact of COVID-19 on cities hosting major sporting events. The key findings revealed that the current situation and disruption in the international sports event market by the COVID-19 virus will likely lead to significant strategic adjustments for many cities significantly involved in event hosting.
Business - 27 Mar 2020 - Agency
CSM has today announced the launch of ExperienceGood.co, a digital hub to enable collaboration and story sharing across the world of experience marketing. The platform was developed by CSM together with foundational partner The Vendry, with the goal of driving the industry towards innovative solutions that highlight the power of collective experiences in this new era of social distancing.
Business - 25 Feb 2020 - Agency
In search of the city most associated with sport, leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) today released its 2020 Ranking of Sports Cities. For the first time in the eight-year history of the ranking, New York took first place, besting perennial leader London. Paris, Los Angeles and Lausanne remain in the top five sports cities worldwide.
Business - 25 Feb 2020 - Events
Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, took home four prizes at the British Sports Journalism Awards announced last night. First staged in 1949, the British Sports Journalism Awards are the oldest sports awards in Britain, recognising excellence in the profession of journalism.
Business - 04 Feb 2020 - Legal
This week anti-piracy company Rivendell made history by reporting its 500 millionth infringing URL to Google. Speaking with TorrentFreak, the founder of Rivendell and sister company LeakID says that his team works closely with Google and finds the search giant very cooperative and helpful. He credits pirates for being resourceful but loves finding ways to "outsmart" them.
Business - 30 Jan 2020 - Internet
Nothing in sports and entertainment can be taken for granted. Whether it be the success of your club, your league or your idol, nothing is for certain. This is especially relevant for the love and dedication that fans give to these industries. Over generations, their level of devotion, through the good and the bad, has been unmatched across industries and across the world.
Business - 13 Jan 2020 - Sponsorship
The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) is pleased to announce that Misha Sher, Global Vice President at MediaCom Sport & Entertainment, has been appointed to its board of directors.
Business - 13 Dec 2019 - Events
FORT LAUDERDALE, USA – SportAccord President Raffaele Chiulli led the praise of Regional SportAccord Pan America 2019 as the inaugural event drew to a close yesterday at the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center in Florida.
Business - 12 Dec 2019 - Sponsorship
It's time to get working on your entries for the 2020 edition of the UK Sponsorship Awards (UKSA).
Business - 10 Dec 2019 - Sponsorship
We are pleased to announce the name of our second speaker: Ann Jacobsson from Heja!
Business - 05 Dec 2019 - Sponsorship
The early bird deadline for the 2020 edition of the UK Sponsorship Awards (UKSA) is just a few days away. If you want to take advantage of the special early bird discounted rates make sure your entry or entries are in by close of play on Friday, December 6th, 2019.
Business - 20 Nov 2019 - Events
Laurent Puons, chief executive of SPORTEL, reviews the 2019 edition of the convention in Monaco.
Business - 15 Oct 2019 - Agency
BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today introduced BCW EventusTM, an end-to-end offering from the BCW Sports practice that brings marquee global sporting events to life for governing bodies, host cities, brand sponsors, commercial partners and fans.
Business - 01 Oct 2019 - Education
As of 1 October 2019, the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) has officially opened the application process for the 21st edition (2020-2021) of the FIFA Master.
Business - 01 Aug 2019 - Events
On Monday 11th November in the heart of London, 30 Euston Square will play host to Premier Sport’s staple event of 2019, focusing on how best to support some of the best known sports starts away from the spotlight of professional sport. The 8th Edition of PSN’s Player Care Conference is set to more than double in size to over 350 guests from across the world of professional sports clubs, governing bodies, federations and agencies.
Business - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
While sport represents great opportunities for cities to connect with a variety of public policy objectives - reflecting the economic, social and environmental concerns of today – it is also an effective tool towards the development of city branding, whether it is to change the perception of its inhabitants, to raise awareness about the city internationally or to forge a specific identity for a region.
Business - 17 Jul 2019 - Events
Wiz-Team, the Swiss technology company which specialises in event management solutions for major sporting bodies, government agencies and corporations, continues to expand its business by opening a new office in the Belgian capital this week.
Business - 05 Jul 2019 - Sponsorship
The European Sponsorship Association (ESA), the membership body that raises standards within the sponsorship profession, has today opened up enrolment for the 2020 ESA Diploma.
Business - 30 May 2019 - Events
The young company Spalk, which originated in New Zealand, was declared the ultimate winner of THE SPOT’s Start-up Battle operated by Venturelab as the two-day event at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, has come to a close.
Business - 20 May 2019 - Sponsorship
Andy Westlake, Chairman of ESA, would like to invite senior members of the sponsorship community to consider putting their names forward to stand for the position of Board Director at the forthcoming ESA AGM
Business - 03 Apr 2019 - Legal
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm subject-matter expert Malcolm Speed AO will give the LawAccord Keynote Address: Good Governance is Crucial to the Success of Sport Organisations – but is Great Governance possible? To hear Malcolm Speed first-hand, organisations can register and attend LawAccord which is set to take place on Monday 6 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Business - 05 Feb 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, 4 February 2019 – Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) Sports today unveiled the results of its ‘2019 Ranking of Sports Cities.’ Three Olympic hosts cities land in the top three of the ranking - London, Los Angeles and Paris, respectively, with Tokyo and Olympic Capital Lausanne rounding out the top five.
Business - 08 Jan 2019 - Agency
Lausanne, 8 January 2019 – Following the merger of the two global advisory firms Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, Lausanne-based Burson-Marsteller Sport will from today on operate as the sports practice of Burson Cohn & Wolfe.
Business - 04 Dec 2018 - Education
If you do not want to miss the unique opportunity to join the 20th edition (2019-2020) of the award winning FIFA Master course organized by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), you have only a few weeks to submit your completed application before the deadline closes on 11th January 2019.
Business - 23 Nov 2018 - Events
More cities, event owners and organisers than ever joined the fifth Host City conference and exhibition in Glasgow to hear VIP speakers from international sports federations, cultural events, large scale exhibitions and organising committees debate “The Future of Major Events”.
Business - 07 Nov 2018 - Events
Olympic heavyweights and disruptive newcomers characterise an enticing agenda for Host City 2018, the world’s greatest show of major event owners, organisers and hosts.
Business - 16 Oct 2018 - Sponsorship
European Sponsorship Association (ESA) is proud to announce the results of this year’s ESA Diploma, the industry’s flagship qualification course for those aspiring to advance their careers in sponsorship.
Business - 09 Oct 2018 - Sponsorship
Entry Deadline Extension! The closing date for ESA Awards entries has been extended to midnight, Friday 12th October 2018.
Business - 01 Oct 2018 - Education
As of 1 October 2018, the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) has officially opened the application process for the 20th edition (2019-2020) of the FIFA Master.
Business - 04 Sep 2018 - Media
At IBC (booth 8.B40), Slomo.tv, a leading international producer of cost-effective high performance video record and instant replay systems, will debut the world’s smallest video replay server. Designated Ripley, this unique video replay server is configured within the form factor of the replay controller.
Business - 28 Aug 2018 - Events
Smart Cities & Sport Summit has partnered with Evaleo and TAFISA - founders of the Active Well-being Initiative (AWI), and major international influencers in the “sports for all” and “sustainable health and urban living” domains.
Business - 16 Jul 2018 - Sponsorship
The 2019 ESA Awards, sponsorship industry’s tent pole awards which showcases top European sponsorship campaigns from the past 18 months, has launched with new categories and a call for judges.
Business - 12 Jul 2018 - Events
Leaders have announced the shortlist for the inaugural Leaders Sports Awards, the global search for companies and individuals who are shaping the future of sport.
Business - 11 Jul 2018 - Free-to-air
A prominent figure in the sport industry, Glen was most recently Managing Director of Eir Sport and Eir Television in Ireland, where he was responsible for Eir's IPTV platform and newly acquired sports channels.
Business - 18 Jun 2018 - Events
ESPN, FOX Sports, WWE, YouTube, Hulu, Oath, Bleacher Report, and Barstool Sports Among Leading Media Companies Presenting at Hashtag Sports in NYC.
Business - 24 May 2018 - Events
Discover how to stage engaging and sustainable events in the world of sports, business and culture.
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