Officials of the seven cities bidding to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be on hand at the SportAccord 2008 conference being held in Athens Greece June 2-6, where the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to announce which of seven cities made it to official candidate status.
Top executives from among a list of international sports industry leaders will be speaking during the conference sessions.
The conference will also feature a CEO Plenary Session on Future Trends for Sport Business Models and a Media Forum Round Table on Exploring New Television Markets.
SportAccord is expected to attract 1500 delegates from 500 organizations. According to a media release the conference sessions are part of a “diverse” program of activities during SportAccord Week, which includes a “dynamic” exhibition, numerous networking receptions, and the annual general meetings of the Sports Governing Bodies.