Sunday, March 13, 2011

Sport and new media and SAVATE?

04th of March 2011

SportBusiness Group is delighted to announce Sport and New Media 2011, which will take place on 15 June 2011 in Paris, France. Sport and New Media 2011 is sponsored and hosted by Eurosport and held at the state-of-the-art facilities at TF1.

Launched in 2010 with a sold-out event in Manchester, Sport and New Media, has quickly established itself as the leading forum to debate the opportunities, challenges and issues around the sport and new media. It is a must attend event for rights holders, brand owners and agencies in the sport industry.
Industry leaders and key influencers will discuss their experiences of the most challenging and demanding issues in this rapidly expanding sector. Delegates will have access to the latest successful case studies and industry data, be able to interact and debate during panel discussions and take advantage of significant networking opportunities throughout the day.
This conference will focus on the “one screen” reality, social media commerce, the sports fans relationship with their mobile phone and the social media strategies of rights holders.
Philip Savage, Publishing Director of SportBusiness Group on the event and partnership with: “Eurosport has taken a lead in bringing sport to consumers through all kinds of media. We're therefore delighted that they have agreed to host this year's Sport and New Media conference. Not only will they be first rate hosts but they bring a level if experience and understanding of the subject that will enhance the conference for delegates."
"Development in new media has fuelled fast-paced change in the sports and media industries, with broadcasters aiming to make their content available on as many screens and in as many places as possible. New media is at the very heart of Eurosport's strategy, which makes us the perfect partner for this event in Paris on June 15.” says Heather Bowler, Eurosport's Global Communications Director.
Heather Bowler added “The day will bring together influencers, rights-holders, brands and agencies for an exchange of ideas around the opportunities and high stakes that new media bring. This is the first time we have partnered with the SportBusiness Group on such an initiative. We're delighted to be host, but most of all, itching to get into some hot debate at the 'Sport and New Media 2011' conference."
Sport and New Media will be held in Paris on 15 June 2011. Organised by the Events Division of SportBusiness Group and sponsored and hosted by Eurosport. The conference will enjoy simultaneous translation between English and French.

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