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Table tennis - 21 Mar 2019 - Events
Veterans table tennis is on the rise with enormous potential for future growth, an argument heavily supported by the recently published GSI Event Study by Sportcal Global Communications Ltd. around the 19th World Veteran Table Tennis Championships.
Aquatics - 21 Mar 2019 - Events
A LEN delegation headed by President Paolo Barelli was received in Brussels at the European Parliament. LEN presented its ‘Learn to Swim, Prevent Drowning’ programme to EU Parliament President Antonio Tajani, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics and Chair of the EU Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Adina-Ioana Valean.
Conferences - 20 Mar 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm today, Natalie Cook, 5 times Olympian and Gold Medallist representing Australia in Beach Volleyball, will go under the microscope at HealthAccord (7 May 2019) and take part in this year’s Fireside Chat on Mental Health.
Canoeing - 15 Mar 2019 - Events
World champions in marathon canoe 2023 will be crowned in Denmark. Today, Denmark was awarded the ICF 2023 Canoe Marathon World Championships. Denmark was up against strong competitors from Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, and China.
Conferences - 12 Mar 2019 - Events
The 26th edition of the Think!Sponsorship conference, taking place on the 5th April 2019 at London Zoo will examine and explore the diversity of activity within the sponsorship marketplace.
Various - 05 Mar 2019 - Sponsorship
On the evening of Thursday 28th February 2019, the sponsorship industry came together to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding sponsorship marketing campaigns of 2018 at the 2019 ESA Awards.
Various - 05 Mar 2019 - Events
SPIN Accelerator Taiwan’s First Cycle Demo Day was held at the Sports Administration on March 4, 2019. The 10 participating startup teams did their best to attract the attention of domestic and overseas business operators, scholars and experts. In the end, REMA, Fuelstation and Velodash emerged victorious; they will now represent Taiwan to travel abroad, showing the unlimited potential of Taiwan’s sports innovation.
Conferences - 27 Feb 2019 - Events
8 months before the Olympic Games kick-off, Tokyo will open its doors to YOU – sports cities from around the world! You will have the exclusive opportunity to peep behind the scenes! Let yourself be tempted by the uniqueness of Tokyo and its blend of technology, innovation and sport!
Conferences - 26 Feb 2019 - Events
SportAccord announced the first confirmed speakers for its Summit conference: The Future of Big Data and Analytics, taking place from 8 – 9 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Conferences - 20 Feb 2019 - Events
The Future of Big Data and Analytics is this year’s headliner for the 2-day SportAccord Summit being hosted on 8 – 9 May 2019. Sporting leaders and delegates represented at the highest levels will gather at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Gold Coast, for a week of networking and key meetings, and hear the latest from subject matter experts involved in this year’s conference programme.
Various - 19 Feb 2019 - Events
World No. 1 tennis star Novak Djokovic, record-breaking gymnast Simone Biles, golfing legend Tiger Woods and the France Football Team were among the big winners at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards.
Various - 18 Feb 2019 - Events
The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards will be broadcast live and delayed to a record number of countries and territories worldwide. This year the ceremony will be available in over 200 countries and territories around the world, giving millions of people the chance to view the premier honours event on the international sporting calendar.
Conferences - 14 Feb 2019 - Events
World class athletes are set to speak at a brand new and unique sponsorship conference in Glasgow next month. British/Bermudan sailing champion, Emily Nagel and elite mountain endurance athlete and ambassador for Patagonia, Chloë Lanthier have joined Paralympic ski guide, Brett Wild, in being announced as speakers at Via Sponsorship.
Conferences - 08 Feb 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm this year’s LawAccord conference programme: Key Opportunities, Challenges and Threats to Institutional Sport – From Within and Without, supported by a stellar line-up of speakers and panelists. LawAccord is set to take place on Monday 6 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Conferences - 07 Feb 2019 - Events
We are delighted to announce that more new speakers have joined the line-up for SponsorLive, the European Sponsorship Association Summit! Discover below the new speakers already confirmed and CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE! - http://www.sponsorshipforum.be/en/forum-sign-up.html
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.
Conferences - 04 Feb 2019 - Events
Laurent Puons, chief executive of SPORTEL, previews the 2019 spring market edition of the convention in Macau.
Conferences - 30 Jan 2019 - Events
For its upcoming spring market, the world’s leading sports media and technology convention returns to the Far East, in the vibrant city of Macao from 5th to 7th of March 2019 at the luxurious JW Marriott Hotel.
Aquatics - 30 Jan 2019 - Events
Gwangju, 30th January, 2019 – In just over 150 days, the 18th FINA World Championships Gwangju 2019 will kick-off. In its recent participation to the AIPS Congress, the Local Organising Committee emphasized the fact that the Gwangju 2019 championships are more than a sporting event - they are a means to bring peace in Northeast Asia and Korean Peninsula.
Various - 29 Jan 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, January 28, 2019 – The Burson Cohn & Wolfe Sports Practice today released its 2018 Olympic Sports Social Media Ranking, looking at the effectiveness of the social media engagement of Olympic Sports Federations in the past year, which saw such major sporting events as the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, the FIFA World Cup in Russia and the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Argentina.
Swimming - 21 Jan 2019 - Events
Gwangju (KOR), January 18th, 2019 – In the lead up to the 18th FINA World Championships taking place in Gwangju next July, a great number of National Swimming Federations (NFs) have recently made their way to Gwangju in order to visit and meet with the Gwangju 2019 Local Organising Committee. Among them were representatives from the Swimming Federations of Canada, Italy, Germany, Japan, Australia, Denmark, England, Netherlands, Spain and the United states.
Conferences - 19 Dec 2018 - Events
Frankfurt, Germany, 19 December 2018 - Partners Messe Düsseldorf and the DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) have announced that the second edition of the SportsInnovation event will be held between 25-26 March 2020 at the Merkur Spielarena in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Swimming - 19 Dec 2018 - Events
With the 2018 FINA World Championships (25m) coming to an end, Mr. Yong-sup Lee, Mayor of Gwangju City and President of the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee and Dr. CHO Youngteck, Secretary General and Vice President of the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee, were invited to give a press-conference on-site during which they shared with the Aquatics Family the many milestones achieved and positive updates on future projects related to the 2019 FINA World Championships.
Soccer - 14 Dec 2018 - Events
Four years before the kick-off to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, renowned accommodation agency Khaya is partnering with Qatar’s NBK Holding, a well-respected business powerhouse.
University sports - 14 Dec 2018 - Events
13 December, Braga, Portugal — The Steering Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) held a regularly scheduled meeting today and the hosting of the 2021 Summer Universiade was at the top of the agenda, with a delegation from Chengdu, China joining the meeting.
Conferences - 11 Dec 2018 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord 2019 is delighted to confirm its HealthAccord conference: The Power of Sport – The Power to Change will take place on Tuesday 7 May 2019 from 09:00-12:30. This follows its successful launch at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Bangkok, Thailand this year.
Conferences - 11 Dec 2018 - Events
The International Olympic Committee’s Vice President of Marketing Development, Christian Voigt, will be a keynote speaker at the SponsorLive conference, the Official European Sponsorship Association Summit in Brussels on Thursday 28th March 2019.
Athletics - 10 Dec 2018 - Events
Organisers CSM have today announced Grenade, the leading Active Nutrition and protein brand as an official partner of the 2019 adidas City Runs series.
Conferences - 27 Nov 2018 - Events
SportAccord is delighted to unveil its Gold Coast CityAccord conference programme: Mindful Event Hosting – Respecting the Past with a View to the Future.
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”.
Conferences - 20 Nov 2018 - Events
The organisers of the UK Sponsorship Awards (UKSA) are delighted to announce the launch of a one-off Silver Award - for the Best UK Sponsorship of the last 25 years. Created to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the industry-leading Awards event, the Silver Award will go to a sponsorship that is deemed to have had a transformative effect on both the brand in question and the wider industry.
Basketball 3x3 - 14 Nov 2018 - Events
It is the only global tournament that brings the world’s best university together on one court and it gets underway on Thursday, 15 November.
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.
Conferences - 07 Nov 2018 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has announced the launch of its new regional event bringing SportAccord to Pan America. The 3-day event will enable international sports federations to gather with key players and stakeholders from the Pan American region to further develop their sport. The event will run from 10-12 December 2019 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, USA.
Curling - 06 Nov 2018 - Events
The 361˚ World Men’s Curling Championship 2018 (WMCC2018) generated $8.9m of direct economic impact for Las Vegas according to Sportcal’s latest Global Sports Impact (GSI) Event Study.
Curling - 06 Nov 2018 - Events
The 361˚ World Men’s Curling Championship 2018 (WMCC2018) generated $8.9m of direct economic impact for Las Vegas according to Sportcal’s latest Global Sports Impact (GSI) Event Study.
Conferences - 06 Nov 2018 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to announce Beijing, capital of the People’s Republic of China, as Host City for the 18th edition of SportAccord which is set to take place from 19 – 24 April 2020.
Conferences - 02 Nov 2018 - Events
Mass Participation Asia (MPA), the region’s only conference dedicated to the education and unity of the mass participation sports industry, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the world’s largest IT services and consulting firms.
Conferences - 17 Oct 2018 - Events
SAVE THE DATE - The all new European Sponsorship Association Summit, SponsorLive, will take place on Thursday the 28th March at the Docks Dome in Brussels followed by a morning of networking activities on Friday 29th March.
Conferences - 09 Oct 2018 - Events
Monaco, 8 October 2018 - As every year SPORTELMonaco will dedicate an evening to the SPORTEL Awards.
Conferences - 09 Oct 2018 - Events
Monaco - Organised under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and the International Olympic Committee (I.O.C.), SPORTEL is the stand out event that unites the Elite of the International Sports Marketing & Media Industry.
Conferences - 14 Sep 2018 - Events
Now in its fifth year of growth, Host City is firmly established as the largest meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events. Host City is renowned for the highest level of speakers and 2018 is shaping up to be no exception.
Conferences - 14 Sep 2018 - Events
Smart Cities and Sport, the most prestigious network of sport cities from around the world, has made available a collection of articles on the Smart Cities & Sport platform dedicated to women and sport, which stresses the key role that cities play in the development and the successful implementation of initiatives that aim at fostering women’s sport participation.
Conferences - 13 Sep 2018 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The 12th International Federation (IF) Forum organised by SportAccord today confirmed partnerships with Eurosport, JLT and Sports Nevada USA. The IF Forum is set to take place from 5-7 November 2018 when more than 100 international sports federations, associates and observer members from GAISF will gather at the Hotel Royal Savoy in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Various - 12 Sep 2018 - Internet
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord today announced it has been awarded exclusive use of the ‘DotSport’ domain extension ‘sportaccord.sport’ following the successful launch of the new .sport digital ecosystem, managed and delivered by GAISF.
Conferences - 06 Sep 2018 - Events
Smart Cities & Sport is pleased to announce its newly-established partnership with the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) – the umbrella organisation for all international sports federations as well as organisers of multi-sports games and sport-related associations.
Conferences - 06 Sep 2018 - Events
SportAccord today announced the Gold Coast located in Queensland, Australia as its next Host City when the sporting business community gathers for the 17th edition of the World Sport & Business Summit taking place from 5-10 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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.
Sailing - 13 Aug 2018 - Events
Denmark has a long history of innovation on the water and the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018, which drew to a close on Sunday, has set a new standard in sustainability. Thomas Bach, the IOC president, who visited the event last Sunday, called it a “benchmark project.” From recycling at sea, to the use of bikes and electric vehicles, to the mushroom bacteria test to clean-up petrol in the harbour, the Danes are making waves.
Conferences - 10 Aug 2018 - Events
Mass Participation Asia (MPA), the region’s only conference dedicated to the education and unity of the mass participation sports industry, is pleased to announce its partnership with Sportcal, a world-leading provider of sports marketing intelligence, headquartered in the United Kingdom.
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