LAUSANNE, Switzerland - SportAccord Convention announced today that International Sports Broadcasting (ISB) will be TV production partner of the 11th annual Convention in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from May 26-31, 2013. The official distribution partner will be EUROVISION, operated by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). 

Video content produced by ISB, including interviews with VIPs at the event, will be shown online at via the Convention's YouTube channel, and will be made available by EUROVISION worldwide.

Founded by Manolo Romero, ISB is a full-service broadcasting company which primarily serves major events as the host broadcaster, responsible for providing the television and radio signals as a service to rights-holders. ISB has been actively involved in every Olympic Games since 1998. The company was host broadcaster of the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.

EUROVISION is the industry's premier distributor and producer of top quality live sport and news, as well as entertainment, culture and music content. The EUROVISION satellite and fibre network is the largest and most reliable in the world directly plugged in to public service media everywhere. EUROVISION's staff of experienced media professionals acquire and manage media rights on behalf of EBU Members, and provide network, transmission and events services to the broadcasting industry.

"We have been partners of SportAccord Convention for many years and now we are taking our support of the event into a new phase," said Graham Warren, EBU Director of Network. "EUROVISION will make news and content from the Convention accessible to our television customers around the world."

"Our new agreements with ISB and EUROVISION mark a big step forward for our event," said Nis Hatt, SportAccord Convention's Managing Director. "It means that we will have two of the most respected companies in international television as partners in ensuring production and distribution of our content from the Convention."