Press Release: SPORTEL, A Major Edition to come

Monaco, 16 September 2019
“I am delighted to celebrate the 30th anniversary of SPORTEL,” explains Laurent Puons, CEO.

“The opportunity to recall the origin of the SPORTEL, an idea of Georges Bertellotti, a Monegasque  sports journalist. He had the ambition to reward the most beautiful sports images, today SPORTEL  Awards, and to bring together the sport business’ community, once a year in the Principality of Monaco, during SPORTEL convention.

“During these 30 years, we have constantly followed market trends allowing SPORTEL Monaco to  become a must for leaders in the sports media and technology industry. Same approach for SPORTEL  Awards, which since last year, is no longer just a competition but a separate event, entirely free and  open to the public.

SPORTEL Monaco, Convention – October 21-23

At a time when security of broadcast content and optimization of the consumer experience are at the heart of broadcasters’ challenges, we are noticing the presence of companies specialized in these new technologies.

SPORTEL has been focusing on this sector, for five years now, in order to bring to its community the  key actors in terms of anti-piracy, content monetization and fan engagement, including: TMG, APPLICASTER, FAN HUB, FANSOFT and IMMERSIV.

SPORTEL has also taken the initiative to create a new space in the exhibition hall, the “Innovation Zone”, allowing start-ups to present their innovations to the leaders in the sports media rights industry ESPN, BBC, BEIN, CANAL +, DISCOVERY EUROSPORT, FOX, FRANCE TV, NHK, RAI and SKY, who have also confirmed their attendance.

SPORTEL Awards – October 20 to 23

SPORTEL Awards will kick off on Sunday, October 20, with a special edition of the “Monaco Boxing Challenge”, sanctioned by the Monaco Boxing Federation.

Sports fans are invited to participate in the SPORTEL Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, October 22, but  also in many public events: conferences, exclusive meetings, screenings and signing sessions. The opportunity to experience unique moments with renowned sports personalities.

For this anniversary edition, a rich and varied program celebrating sports and its champions, will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

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