Sports New Frontiers: Ultimate Sports Cities


The Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil make 2014 one of the biggest years for hosting sports events.

In this year of mega events, SportAccord Convention Media Partner, SportBusiness International, will celebrate the cities around the world which show excellence when hosting some of sports biggest events – crowning the 2014 Ultimate Sports City.

From best event strategy to best legacy planning, the awards will be presented in 15 different categories during a breakfast panel at SportAccord Convention, including the top award for the 2014 Ultimate Sports City.

To preview the awards, Jon Tibbs, chairman of Jon Tibss Associates, one of the leading advisers of bid cities and nations, will look ahead with SportBusiness International editor Matt Cutler to those cities which will be the Ultimate Sports Cities of the future and what it will take to achieve that status.

SportBusiness International's 2014 Ultimate Sports Cities Awards will be announced from 09:00 on Thursday 10 April in the SportAccord Convention Café.