Press release: Sport Event Denmark Returns As SportAccord Gold Partner For 9th Year Running

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to welcome Sport Event Denmark as the first Gold Partner for the 17th edition of SportAccord taking place in Gold Coast, Australia from 5 – 10 May 2019. Denmark is one of the leading nations when it comes to hosting major international sports events, and the city of Aarhus was also European Capital of Culture in 2017, hosting hundreds of spectacular events along with 18 other municipalities in the region.

Investing in SportAccord has always been part of Sport Event Denmark’s strategy as a hosting nation.

“Sport Event Denmark has once again extended its Gold Partnership because we see SportAccord as the major networking opportunity internationally and we bring valuable insights home each year.

“SportAccord 2019 will be our 9th time as Gold Partner.” said Lars Lundov, Chief Executive Officer of Sport Event Denmark.

SportAccord partnerships enable organisations to showcase their capabilities as a hosting nation, region and city for international events, and connect with key stakeholders and sporting leaders involved in the business of sport.

Commenting on the longevity of the partnership, Nis Hatt, Managing Director of SportAccord said:

“Sport Event Denmark has been a tremendous supporter and partner of SportAccord since its inception in 2003 and were also SportAccord co-hosts with the City of Aarhus in 2017.

“It goes without saying, this partnership is extremely important to SportAccord and we thank them for their continued support and loyalty as we head towards the Gold Coast edition of SportAccord in May.”

With 9 major sporting events coming up in 2019 including the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, CycloCross World Championships, World Women’s Curling Championship, and Junior World Orienteering Championships to name a few, sports fans and visitors to Denmark will have much to look forward to this year.

Organisations involved in the business of sport who wish to attend SportAccord should register for the Gold Coast edition which entitles them to take advantage of the many networking opportunities on offer.

As part of the Official Schedule, delegates will be able to enjoy over 20 networking events and the popular 3-day Exhibition, have access to 50+ conference sessions and the Sports Festival, taking place at the outstanding Gold Coast Conference and Exhibition Centre situated close to Queensland’s stunning coastline.

To become an Exhibitor or Partner contact the sales team: sales@sportaccord.com or phone +41 21 612 3070. To register as a delegate and watch past SportAccord footage visit www.sportaccord.sport.

Follow developments and updates via Twitter @sportaccord using #SA2019, or keep up-to-date via LinkedIn and Facebook.

For media enquiries, email the Media Relations Officer: jenny.edmondson@sportaccord.com

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