IF Forum 2016 Partners

Dow Jones Sports Intelligence is the first service of its kind designed specifically for sports. It delivers key insights to help sports organizations access third-party relationships, manage risk and perform due diligence on cities bidding to host events. Powered by the global market research leader in financial risk and compliance, Sports Intelligence uses an unparalleled set of open source and proprietorial resources, databases, and expertise from our Dow Jones Risk and Compliance business combined with sports industry knowledge. We can research, verify and validate any counterparty relationship in the sports industry stakeholder chain.

The JLT Sport team have specialised in risk and insurance for International Federations since 1980. We are able to provide;
  • a range of specialist insurance products specifically designed for International Federations
  • broad coverage with Insurers experienced with International Federations
  • risk and insurance advice for IF owned events including assisting with organising committees insurance arrangements
  • a proven claims payment record. We have successfully handled 28 liability claims in 10 years and all of the most significant event cancellation claims.


Nielsen Sports is the trusted advisor in sports and entertainment intelligence, providing solutions which allow businesses around the world to better understand and connect with their audiences through media, sponsorship and communication. It has been supporting federations for over 30 years with a range of connected solutions from increasing sponsorship investment to helping to grow and engage fan bases.

Host of the 1976 Olympic Games, Montréal possesses considerable assets when it comes to accommodating all types of sporting events, to go along with its excellent hosting reputation and its incomparable joie de vivre of its inhabitants. Tourisme Montréal has demonstrated its organizational and technical expertise on multiple occasions by attracting large-scale national and international sporting events, and is gearing up for an exciting future as it, with its Montréal partners, is on the verge of announcing its ten-year sporting event hosting strategy.

Host City Partners


Lausanne and the Canton de Vaud are home to close to 50 international sports organisations, including the International Olympic Committee, a vast number of International Federations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport, various sports media, the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology and a multitude of active companies offering varying services to the world of international sport.

The Olympic Capital, with the support of the Canton de Vaud, also plays host to a variety of international sports events and conferences. For example, the annual Olympic Capital event calendar includes, among others; Athletissima (part of the IAAF's Diamond League series), FIBA 3X3 Basketball World Tour, Lausanne Marathon, Lausanne Triathlon, the WADA Anti-Doping Symposium and the IF Forum. In 2020, the Olympic Capital will be the host of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games. Welcome to the Home of International Sport!

Please contact Brandon to discuss Partnership opportunities in more detail.

Brandon Kelley
Sales Manager
Phone:  +41 (0)21 601 27 64
Mobile:  +41 (0)79 126 08 42
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