International Canoe Federation Sign Three-Year Technology Deal with MSL Software

March 13, 2012

The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has signed a three year partnership agreement with MSL Software S.L. to develop and manage the ICF’s new Integrated Sport Information System (ISIS). 

ISIS which was launched last week provides the ICF with an Extranet that can be accessed by its stakeholders, link also serves as a platform that provides the ICF with new database management tools. 

ICF’s National Federations and event organisers will now be able to take advantage of the multiple services the platform offers such as: calendar, online entries, pre-accreditations data gathering and accreditations printing, biographies, direct messaging, file-sharing, etc. it will also provide the ICF with a brand new voting system. 

ICF Secretary General, Simon Toulson, hailed the relationship with MSL as a strategic partnership that will be of great value to the ICF and its stakeholders. 

“The partnership with MSL – industry leaders in providing integrated solutions for organising sport events and operations, was signed following an in-depth analysis, of the needs of our event organisers and the needs of the ICF and its National Federations,” said Toulson. 

As well as providing event management resources to National Federations and event organizers, the ICF will also be able to monitor key areas of the event organization process such as accreditations, athlete entries, event results etc. While ICF’s National Federations will be able to use this new system, the ICF encourages each Federation to take advantage of the various services offered by the company. 

“Our agreement with Atos (the Worldwide IT Partner for the Olympic Games) has positioned us as the global IT leaders in providing integrated solutions to major events. This signifies a great difference for sports event management and sports spectators worldwide,” said Eulogio Ruiz, CEO of MSL Group. 

MSL becomes an official ICF partner in the field of technology. Recognition of this partnership will be evidenced on all systems and outputs generated by the company, and the ICF will recognize it as an official partner and will offer MSL benefits exclusive to being an ICF Partner.

by Ismail Uddin