LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Registration opens today for SportAccord Convention 2013 in Saint-Petersburg. Delegates can now book their places online for the event taking place at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex from May 26-31, 2013. The 11th annual SportAccord Convention will be the first to be held in Russia, one of the world’s fastest growing sports markets.

A discounted rate is in effect for delegates booking their places early via the website

“We have made new improvements to the registration system for the event in order to make the process as easy as possible for our delegates,” said SportAccord Convention Managing Director, Nis Hatt. “We recommend booking soon to take advantage of the special early-bird rate.”

Held in a different city every year, SportAccord Convention is a unique opportunity for international sporting leaders to engage with business, featuring a dynamic exhibition as well as the annual general meetings of governing bodies of world sport.

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About SportAccord Convention
SportAccord Convention annually brings representatives from more than 100 international sports federations and organisations affiliated to SportAccord (General Association of International Sports Federations), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations) and AIOWF (Association of the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), as well as the International Olympic Committee Executive Board, together with sponsors, bidding and host cities, architects, sports lawyers, broadcasters, games organising committees, rights holders and other specialists to discuss the key issues facing the sports industry.

Owned by SportAccord, ASOIF and AIOWF, SportAccord Convention encompasses the annual Congress and General Assembly of each association, while offering the sports community a powerful opportunity to come together in an exclusive and authoritative networking environment to build relationships, exchange knowledge and develop ideas.

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