SPORTACCORD CONVENTION WELCOMES DB SCHENKER AS ‘OFFICIAL LOGISTICS PROVIDER’ FOR 16TH EDITION IN BANGKOK

09.08.2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – DB Schenker will once more be the Official Logistics Provider for the sixteenth edition of the SportAccord Convention. Leading the field when it comes to Logistics, DB Schenker will organise the successful transportation of booths and marketing collateral for Exhibitors of the #SAC2018 Convention set to take place in Bangkok, Thailand at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre from 15 – 20 April 2018.

Christian Schultze, Head of Product Management Sports Events at DB Schenker said, “We are proud to be on-board and have a long presence with SportAccord Convention since its inception in Madrid in 2003. Our DB Schenker Sports Events team is ready to support the exhibitors and understands what they expect when it comes to providing a first-class service for events around the globe.”  

Supported by teams in over 100 country locations, DB Schenker has extensive experience in the provision of logistics services for major single and multi-international sporting events, with a busy schedule in place for top events in 2018.

Nis Hatt, Managing Director of SportAccord Convention said, “As the official Logistics Partner, we’d like to encourage all our exhibitors to take advantage of the services DB Schenker offer and the preferential rates we have negotiated. Having worked with SportAccord Convention for so many years, they have the inside-knowledge of how the Convention works as well as delivering the level of service our exhibitors have come to expect.”

Exhibitors can discuss their logistics requirements with a dedicated DB Schenker team for SportAccord Convention led by Sopisa Budchiw and Orathai Chobsieng located in Thailand.

Registration for SportAccord Convention 2018 is now open and organisations who know they are planning to take part in the only sports business summit with all the International Federations present are encouraged to register and take advantage of the limited early-bird rate CHF1,500 (saving CHF1, 000).

“The Convention is an inspiring place. It doesn’t matter what size the International Federation, everybody comes here on the same platform, there is very open communication between everybody, and everybody is accessible.” said Fernando Aguerre (1:18) during the SportAccord Convention in Aarhus, President of the International Surfing Association and iconic figurehead in the Surfing world with 35 million surfers worldwide.

The SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit is a unique opportunity for industry leaders to engage with key decision-makers involved in the business of sport. The annual 6-day summit features a 3-day sell-out exhibition, an extensive Conference programme, and hosts all the Stakeholder General Assemblies attended by their Members. The Convention also offers many social and networking opportunities as part of its Official Schedule.

For media enquiries, please email Jenny Edmondson, Media Relations Officer:

[email protected]

EDITORS NOTES

SportAccord Convention

SportAccord Convention is the world’s premier and most exclusive annual event at the service of sport. Held in a different city each year, the Convention takes place over six days and is focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging and connecting; international sports federations, rights holders, organising committees, cities, press and media, and organisations involved in the business of sport.

The SportAccord Convention is a not-for-profit organisation which annually brings together representatives from more than 100 International Sports Federations affiliated with the following umbrella organisations that host their Annual General Assemblies at the SportAccord Convention.

SportAccord (GAISF - Global Association of International Sports Federations), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations), AIOWF (Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations), AIMS (Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport) and Associate Members.

In addition, the SportAccord Convention receives the full support of the International Olympic Committee.

DB Schenker

DB Schenker is responsible for the transportation and logistics activities of Deutsche Bahn and has extensive experience in the provision of logistics services for major international sporting events. These include the Olympic and Paralympic Games, World Cups (including Football), and other World Championship events.

For media enquiries please contact Christian Schultze, SVP Product Management Sports Events, [email protected], or +49 6107 74231 (landline), +49 151 16716363 (mobile).

For further information about DB Schenker, please visit www.dbschenker.com

Key Logistics contacts for exhibitors:

Ms. Sopisa Budchiw:

Tel: +662 2696500 EXT: 6571

Fax: +662-3675351

[email protected]

Ms. Orathai Chobsieng:

Tel +662 2696500 EXT:6727

Fax.: +662-3675351

[email protected]

or send your enquires to [email protected]