Dow Jones announced as new partner of SPORTACCORD CONVENTION 2016

March 22, 2016

SportAccord Convention is delighted to announce Dow Jones, viagra a global provider of news and business information, ask as the Top Media Partner for this year’s SportAccord Convention. Dow Jones will help to raise the profile of the SportAccord Convention, through advertising as well as providing access to news services on a trial basis for delegates.

Commenting on the partnership, Simon Greenberg, Global Head of Rights at News Corp, and leading the Dow Jones Sports Intelligence team said:

“SportAccord Convention is where the decision makers in world sport meet each year to debate the major issues. The business of sport is a compelling arena for Dow Jones, and in particular Dow Jones Sports Intelligence, the first sports specific due diligence service, which we established in 2015 to assist the sporting world to meet the challenges of transparency, compliance and good governance.

“It’s a time of great change in world sport as the industry drives forward to improve confidence by enhanced self-regulation. Dow Jones Sports Intelligence plays a vital role to research, verify and validate any counterparty relationship in the sports industry stakeholder chain.”

As part of the partnership, Dow Jones have helped to engage some of the leading Speakers for this year’s SportAccord Convention, with the Plenary Conference having established itself as the central platform for delegates to hear the latest on sport and sport business globally.

Commenting on the partnership with Dow Jones, John Hewitt, Event Operations Manager, Communications from SportAccord Convention, who led the Dow Jones partnership negotiations said:

“When the decision was made to introduce a Top Media Partner for the upcoming Convention, we couldn’t have imagined a better match than with Dow Jones. Their presence and reach within the world of business is unparalleled. This partnership facilitates commercial opportunities across Dow Jones and the Wall Street Journal, enabling us to further engage with key global decision-makers inside and outside of sport.”

Now in its 14th edition, the SportAccord Convention will take place from 17-22 April 2016 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. For further information on the Convention including the Official Schedule or to register as a delegate, visit: