Official Stadia Partner: Populous
Populous is the global award-winning sports and entertainment architecture practice that specialises in creating environments that draw people and communities together for unforgettable experiences.
Populous has designed some of the world’s most famous and recognisable sporting and entertainment venues, including the Sochi 2014 Fisht Stadium, London 2012 Olympic Stadium, Sydney 2000 Stadium, Yankee Stadium, Nanjing Sports Park, Wembley Stadium, Emirates Stadium, Soccer City, Royal Ascot, Silverstone circuit, the O2 Arena and the redevelopment and roof of the Centre Court at Wimbledon, as well as working on overlay design for events including Super Bowls and the Olympic Games, among others.
As the world’s leading sports architecture practice, Populous’ tradition of innovation has transformed the way people have experienced events for years. Currently, the company is working on a wide variety of projects globally such as the 2014 World Cup, Rio de Janeiro 2016, the Olympique Lyonnais and French Rugby Federation (FFR) new stadia and several projects in Russia around the 2014 Winter Olympics and the 2018 World Cup.
iSportconnect TV Partner: Eurosport
This year Eurosport celebrates 25 years of leadership in live sports broadcasting and digital innovation.The Eurosport Group is Europe's leading sports entertainment group. Eurosport, the N°1 pan-European TV channel, is broadcast in 20 languages reaching 135 million homes across 54 countries. Eurosport HD, the high definition simulcast of Eurosport, was launched in 2008 and is today available in 36 million homes in 48 countries and 20 languages. Eurosport 2 is one of the fastest-growing TV channels in Europe, reaching 72 million households in 18 languages across 51 countries.
Eurosport.com, Europe's n°1 online sports destination, has up to 23 million unique users per month (comScore Aug 2012) across an international network of sports websites in 11 languages, including Yahoo! co-branded sites in Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK and Onet co-branded site in Poland.
Eurospoprt Group also contains Eurosport Events which is the group's events management division, producing and promoting international sporting events including the prestigious motorsports series FIA World Touring Car Championship and the FIA European Rally Championship.
Official Business Aviation Partner : PrivatAir
PrivatAir, the leading business aviation company, offers a distinct tailor-made service and have over 35 years’ experience in the aviation sector. The firm prides themselves on the safety, reliability and discretion they offer to customers, who receive access to a full range of business jets around the globe.
“PrivatAir has a long history of providing charter services to sports teams around the world. Our partnership with iSportconnect, will give us access to the high-level sports events and the opportunity to network with the top sports business executives. This is an excellent way to explore this market even further!”Nathalie Beuchard, Director Charter Sales
Sports Fans Social Media Partner: Sportlobster
Fans will never again be forced to visit several sites or download multiple apps to stay connected to their sporting world. Designed, operated and populated by sports fans, this one-stop-shop delivers the entire sporting world in one location, tailored to each fan's passions.
The power of social networks together with the dominance of smartphones ensures Sportlobster's simple, colourful and functional app will revolutionise how sports fans source and share content while on the move.
Sporting stars and celebrities are using and endorsing the site thanks to unique features, such as the predictions and sports calendar, plus the ability to write longer articles and engage in more extensive debate than other, more limited, social network. Sportlobster ambassadors include Cristiano Ronaldo, Giorgio Chiellini, George Groves, Michael Owen and Natalie Pinkham.
Digital Consultancy Partner: Omnigon
The backbone of the counsel we provide our partners derives from the practical knowledge and expertise from the award-winning front and backend solutions, social and mobile platforms, and complex web-based systems we build for them.
The Omnigon team is made up of technologists and artists, all of whom have a deep understanding of digital media and the way it impacts the lives of consumers. This team provides both the strategy and execution of digital experiences that create real value for our partners.
Omnigon is committed to ensuring our partners stay out in front of the shifting digital landscape. As part of this effort, we strive to deliver groundbreaking products that strengthen the digital experiences of our partners’ brands, enabling them to continually foster meaningful conversations and relationships with their audiences.
Headquartered in New York and with offices in London, Toronto and Kiev, Omnigon is a growing multinational, multicultural company.
Event Partner: Havas Sports & Entertainment
Official Global Partner: Euroleague Basketball
A global leader in sports management, Euroleague Basketball is enjoying its second decade of sustained growth as an innovative organizer of elite competitions and events. Euroleague Basketball was founded in 2000 under a private organizational model considered a breakthrough for European professional team sports.
It now manages the continent's two premier basketball competition, the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and the Eurocup, consisting of 72 teams from as many as 25 countries.
Each season culminates in the naming of a continent champion at the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four, now a signature event on the world sports calendar. All recent Final Fours have been broadcast live to nearly 200 countries on all five continents, matching the company's growth both on line and in area attendance.
Imaging Partner: Action Images
National newspaper groups, book and magazine publishers, TV companies and New Media organisations all rely on our global sports photography to give visual impact to their stories.
In addition, Action Images provides photographic assignments worldwide to corporate sponsors, PR agencies, organising bodies and professional sports clubs.
We have a whole world of sport for you to explore, from behind the scenes and off the field to record-breaking performances and major sporting events. Make Action Images your photography partner.