iSportconnect Secures New Partnership with Broadcast Company 1080 Media TV
February 16, 2012
iSportconnect, the leading global networking platform for sport business, today announced a new partnership agreement with 1080 Media TV, the specialist online broadcast company, for the prestigious ISportconnect Directors Club event to be staged in London. This is exclusive for the leading figures in the sports industry, where senior decision makers are invited to share high level insight and opinion on business trends, best business practice and relevant industry news.
The event, in partnership with Generate Sponsorship, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP and now 1080 Media TV, takes place on 21st February, and features a high profile panel of speakers including Sir Craig Reedie, Member of the IOC Executive Board, Ed Warner, Chairman UK Athletics, Sally Hancock, Director, Olympic Marketing and Group Sponsorship at Lloyds TSB, Paul Vaughan, CEO of England Rugby 2015. A specially invited audience of premium iSportconnect members will offer questions to speakers through a ‘Question Time’ style panel, followed by a round table networking opportunity and drinks.
iSportconnect CEO Sree Varma said: “We are pleased to have 1080 Media TV as our broadcast partner for our first major London event. 1080 Media is well-known and widely-respected in the sports industry and we look forward to the coverage of our Directors Club in London and future networking events.”
1080 Media TV is known for its experience in managing internet TV channels, and live sports broadcasting, both online and for traditional TV, and offers a service that is economical and efficient across arrange of operations in today’s digital world.
CEO and founder, Clifford Webb said, “I am impressed by what Sree and his team at iSportconnect has achieved since launch, and at the high, international calibre of the members, so it seemed natural to align our online TV broadcast experience with this leading sports internet portal. We’ll cover their events and support ISportconnect’s continued growth and expansion with our video and TV services, and we hope in the future we’ll be able to live broadcast some of their networking events, like the Directors Club series and others, to offer their members an even greater level of interest and communication”.
iSportconnect is a community set-up exclusively for sports business professionals with a strict door policy to ensure that the industry’s high profile executives and professionals gain access to the numerous features and services provided. iSportconnect.com combines business networking, latest sports business news & in-depth editorial (through Featured profiles and Expert’s columns), with Business events and sports professionals job listings among just a number of the services provided.
Three iSportconnect Directors’ Club events are planned in London this year, with further events in New York and Barcelona to be scheduled in the coming months.