SportAccord, the annual international sports convention, brings representatives from the 100 International Sports Federations affiliated to GAISF (General Association of International Sports Federations), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations) and AIOWF (Association of the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations) together with sponsors, organizing committees, bidding and host cities, sports lawyers, broadcasters, rights holders and other specialists to discuss the key issues facing the sports industry and to network and exchange ideas.
The 5th annual SportAccord takes place in the Shangri-la Hotel in Beijing (CHN) from 23rd — 27th April, 2007. More than 1’200 participants are expected during the congress week that begins with the annual Congresses and General Assemblies of the owner associations GAISF, ASOIF and AIOWF.
FIS will be represented by FIS President Gian Franco Kasper who serves as the wintersport’s member of the GAISF Council, Sarah Lewis, FIS Secretary General and member of the SportAccord Steering Committee, and Christian Knauth, FIS Marketing & Communications Director. For more details, please visit http://www.sportaccord.com/