Wednesday, April 12, 2006

SportsAccord to appear in Beijing in April 2007

The organisers of SportAccord have announced that the international sports event will be returning to Asia in 2007. The fifth annual SportAccord convention will take place in the Beijing, China, host city of the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games on 23-27 April, 2007. The convention is a once-a -year opportunity for the commercial sector to meet with the sports movement, bidding cities and organising committees, to learn, to network and to do business.

"It is the place to discuss the key issues facing the sports movement alongside sponsors, architects, sports lawyers, broadcasters and other specialists. The convention includes open conference sessions, workshops, seminars, scheduled networking opportunities and an exhibition, all scheduled around the Associations’ meetings," Asian Football Business Review was told.

The 2006 event at the Hotel InterContinental in Seoul was attended by 900 delegates who were addressed by speakers selected from the most influential people in world sport. For the first time those sessions will be available to view over the internet, following a project in association Narrowstep, who were on hand to record all the conference sessions. Visitors to the website will have the opportunity to purchase and view any or all of the sessions.

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