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25 Feb 2005
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SportAccord: Third Annual Convention in Berlin

Top leaders, senior managers and key decision-makers in world sport will gather in Berlin from 16 to 20 April for the third annual SportAccord convention. With over 1,400 delegates expected to attend, SportAccord offers a platform for those in the top echelons of world sport to meet, network and exchange ideas.

Topics on the agenda
- What do you want from a host city?
- Financing major events – making the event happen
- Financing major events – making the event pay
- What do brands want from sport?
- Integrating media rights for maximum revenue
- Event legacy – building a facilities legacy
- Event legacy – economic impact
- Producing a better sports television product
- New solutions in CRM ticketing
- Germany World Cup 2006
- LawAccord briefing - Overview of 2005

IOC Executive Board to meet during SportAccord
In addition to various meetings and assemblies of the 100 International Sports Federations that are members of the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), the IOC Executive Board will hold its second meeting of the year during SportAccord from 18 to 20 April.

Presentation of 2012 bid cities
The five cities bidding for the 2012 Olympic Games (Paris, New York, Moscow, London and Madrid) will have an exhibition stand at SportAccord and make a 10-minute presentation to the General Assembly of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) on 17 April.

Collectively owned and managed by GAISF, ASOIF and the Association of the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF), SportAccord encompasses the annual associations’ meetings and general assemblies, and includes open conference sessions, workshops, seminars, scheduled networking opportunities and an exhibition, all scheduled around the associations’ meetings.

Sponsors, broadcasters, experts and specialists
The event also brings together sponsors, architects, sports lawyers, broadcasters, candidate cities, event organisers, technology experts and other specialists to discuss the key issues facing the sports industry.

Official website of SportAccord
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