September 6, 2019
Thursday, September 5, 2019
LONDON, U.K. (September 4, 2019) – The Florida Sports Foundation and International Sports Convention (ISC) is pleased to announce a global partnership in relation to the International Sports Convention in London 2020. The venue for The International Sports Convention 2020 is the new world-class sports and entertainment destination of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The ISC 2020 dates are June 17-18, 2020, coinciding with the 2nd week of UEFA EURO 2020 and other major sports events.
The Florida Sports Foundation and ISC will collaborate on a wide-ranging partnership. This will give The Florida Sports Foundation many benefits to achieve their overarching objectives through ISC London 2020 including content distribution, a prominent position in the exhibition and networking lounge, speaking at the sports events conference at ISC London 2020.
Florida has a special year-round environment for the entire sports industry. Florida’s Sports Industry creates over $57.4 Billion in economic impact for the Sunshine State, provides over 580,000 jobs for its citizens, and attracts over 16 million out of state visitors each year. All of which deservingly make Florida the “Sports Capital of the World”.
President and CEO of Florida Sports Foundation Angela A. Suggs: “Part of the Florida Sports Foundation’s mission is to market the state of Florida as a global sports destination. In continual pursuit of these efforts, this partnership with the International Sports Convention builds upon our objective for international expansion. Additionally, as we continue to focus on the creation of opportunities for our industry partners, space and presence will be provided for a number of partners at the Florida Sports exhibition during ISC London 2020. We look forward to this interaction during the convention; directly connecting our industry partners with rights holders from all over the globe and showcasing the great state of Florida to the world.”
The focus of ISC London 2020 is on the Business of Sport with around 1500 participants, including approximately 150 speakers with 7 sports business conferences, 3 masterclasses running over the 2 days, plus private roundtables and a range of hospitality and networking platforms. The main days are June 17-18, 2020. This includes comprehensive content and speakers from the Broadcast, Digital, OTT, Brands, Sponsorship, Integrity, Major events and Technology.
Nigel Fletcher, CEO of the International Sports Convention: “The partnership with the Florida Sports Foundation will ensure that through ISC London 2020, Florida is constantly seen as a destination hub for sports business and sporting events of all kind.”
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The International Sports Convention was founded in 2009, in Zurich, Switzerland. The last 10 years has seen the International Sports Convention host events in both Amsterdam, Netherlands and most recently Geneva, Switzerland.
About the Florida Sports Foundation
Florida’s Sports Industry creates more than $57.4 billion in economic impact for the Sunshine State, provides over 580,000 jobs for its citizens and attracts over 16 million out of state visitors each year. All of which deservingly make Florida the “Sports Capital of the World”. The Florida Sports Foundation, Inc. is a 501(C)3 non-profit corporation, serving as the Sports Industry Development Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc.