SportAccord RepucomLAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention announced today that Repucom will be the Official Sports Marketing Research Partner for this year’s event taking place from 6-11 April 2014 at the Susesi Convention Centre in Belek/Antalya, Turkey, one of the biggest and most modern congress centres in the Mediterranean area.

As the research and consultancy provider of choice for over 1,000 of the top brands and organisations in the sports business, Repucom is ideally positioned to take the pulse of the industry on behalf of SportAccord Convention. As part of the partnership, Repucom will conduct a pre-event survey focusing on the SportAccord Convention 2014 conference and the future of sports in general.

“We are very pleased to have this opportunity to help SportAccord Convention in obtaining a better picture of what this year’s delegates and people in the sports business more generally want and expect from the event,” said Thomas Zimmermann, Repucom Global Director of Marketing and Communications. “Our research will also help to understand how the 2,500 delegates and participants from around the globe see sports developing over the next five years.”

“Having Repucom on board as our Official Sports Marketing Research Partner will help us to sharpen our efforts to deliver maximum value to delegates present and future,” said Nis Hatt, Managing Director of SportAccord Convention.

Held in a different city every year, SportAccord Convention is a unique opportunity for international sporting leaders to engage with business, featuring a dynamic exhibition as well as the annual general meetings of governing bodies of world sport.

Belek/Antalya is a developing sports hub which recently hosted the 2013 World Archery Championships. In addition, the area will welcome in May the 2014 Turkish Airlines Ladies Golf Open which is part of the Ladies European Tour.

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About SportAccord Convention

SportAccord Convention is the world’s premier annual event at the service of sport, focused on driving positive change internationally, and dedicated to engaging rights holders, organising committees, cities, businesses and other organisations in the development of sport.

Owned by SportAccord, ASOIF and AIOWF, SportAccord Convention annually brings together representatives from more than 100 international sports federations and organisations affiliated to SportAccord (General Association of International Sports Federations), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations), AIOWF (Association of the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations), AIMS (Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord), in addition to the International Olympic Committee Executive Board.