SPORT EVENT DENMARK FIRST SAC2018 GOLD PARTNER TO SIGN-UP FOR “THE LEADING AND MUST-ATTEND GLOBAL SPORTS CONVENTION”

24.07.2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Sport Event Denmark, the national Danish sporting event organisation for Denmark, is the first Gold Partner to sign-up for the sixteenth edition of the SportAccord Convention due to take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 15 – 20 April 2018 at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.

Sport Event Denmark helps to develop and promote sport worldwide, and hosts major international sports events and congresses in Denmark, including SportAccord Convention this year in the City of Aarhus – the European Capital of Culture 2017.

“After being co-host and Gold Partner of SportAccord Convention earlier this year, we are delighted to be a Gold Partner once again and very much looking forward to April next year. I am convinced that our friends in Thailand will host a truly fantastic Convention in the great city of Bangkok. The SportAccord Convention has made tremendous progress over the years and is the leading and must-attend sports business convention globally.” said Lars Lundov, CEO of Sport Event Denmark.

Sport Event Denmark always host a busy and vibrant booth where Peter Schmeichel dropped by during SAC2017 to meet and chat to delegates. At SAC2018, the Sport Event Denmark team will be found at Booth (no. 70) where delegates are always given a warm welcome and guaranteed to be entertained.

Commenting on the partnership, Nis Hatt, Managing Director of SportAccord Convention said, “We are delighted to have Sport Event Denmark as Gold Partners again this year. Their loyalty and support is never underestimated and Sport Event Denmark helped to deliver an outstanding 2017 Convention in Aarhus, Denmark. We very much look forward to working with them again for the SportAccord Convention in Bangkok.”

With exclusive access to the key decision-makers in sport including all the International Federations present, around 1,500 delegates will attend the SportAccord Convention and take advantage of the networking opportunities provided across the Official Schedule including social events, a 3-day exhibition and conference programme and some of the official meetings taking place. Conference programmes already available include the always popular CityAccord and LawAccord.

To register as a delegate or become a Partner or Exhibitor at the leading sports business summit visit www.sportaccordconvention.com. Follow developments and updates via Twitter @saconvention using #SAC2018, LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/sportaccord-convention, Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sportaccordconvention.

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EDITORS NOTES

SportAccord Convention

SportAccord Convention is the world’s premier and most exclusive annual event at the service of sport. It is focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging and connecting; international sports federations, rights holders, organising committees, cities, press and media, businesses and other organisations involved in the development of sport. The Convention is host to annual general meetings of governing bodies as well as bid cities, and once again, will welcome a delegation from the International Olympic Committee.

The SportAccord Convention is a not-for-profit organisation which annually brings together representatives from more than 100 International Sports Federations affiliated with the following umbrella organisations that host their Annual General Assemblies at the SportAccord Convention.

SportAccord (GAISF), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations), AIOWF (Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations), AIMS (Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport) and Associate Members. In addition, the SportAccord Convention receives the full support of the International Olympic Committee.

Sport Event Denmark

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For further information about Sport Event Denmark and to view the upcoming calendar of world-class sports events taking place in Denmark, please visit the website www.sporteventdenmark.com