SportAccord Convention welcomes ‘Sport Event Denmark’ as Gold Partner, Returning for the 13th Year

06.03.2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention are delighted to announce Sport Event Denmark will join once again as a Gold Partner for this year’s World Sport & Business Summit taking place from 19-24 April 2015 at the Sochi Expocentre, Sochi, Russia.

Sport Event Denmark is the Danish national sports event organisation with the main objective of attracting and organising major international sports events and sports congresses.

“SportAccord Convention is a great opportunity to stay in contact with our international network, exchange ideas, and engage in the discussions on sport event management. Our efforts have been focused on adding value to international events.” said Lars Lundov, CEO, Sport Event Denmark.  

“Last year we conducted a survey at our Convention stand asking guests about the challenges and opportunities with hosting events.” Lundov went on to say: “This year we will follow up on these answers and add yet another layer to our hosting policies, to the benefit of the international event owners, the athletes, spectators and the Danish host cities.” Visit Sport Event Denmark at Booths 109-112 to connect and take part.

Nis Hatt, Managing Director, SportAccord Convention remarked: “As one of the inaugural Partners of SportAccord Convention, the passion, experience and commitment Sport Event Denmark brings to the Convention is tangible. This is illustrated in their approach, and the opportunities they take during the Convention, to understand and connect with everyone, when it comes to hosting championships and world-class events.”

The SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit is a unique opportunity for key decision-makers in sport to engage with business leaders across 25+ industry sectors. The 6-day event features a 3-day Conference, dynamic exhibition, LawAccord, City Forum, the SportAccord Convention Village and Sports Demo Zone, as well as hosting the annual general meetings of governing bodies of world sport.

Commenting on the benefits of taking part in the World Sport & Business Summit, Lundov said: “SportAccord Convention offers unrivalled networking and development opportunities with the key decision makers in international sport business.”

This year, Denmark’s sporting calendar is looking action-packed with 25 events scheduled, including Olympic sports like IHF Women's Handball World Championship, the World Archery Championships, the FIG Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships, Made in Denmark Tour Golf, and a wide range of sailing world championships.

For further conference information, including the Official Schedule and Conference Programme, or to register as a delegate, visit www.sportaccordconvention.com.

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