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SPORTELAsia 2010 succeeds in Singapore!


SPORTELAsia 2010, the international sports content market, wrapped up a successful 3-day gathering yesterday at the 5-star Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, with a total of 527 participants, representing 291 companies from 45 countries worldwide in attendance, it was announced today by David Tomatis, CEO of SPORTEL. In making the announcement, Mr. Tomatis commented, “We are very pleased with the turnout and the reports from our clients that they had a busy and productive market."

The SPORTEL program

In addition to the brisk level of business being conducted on the market floor, the SPORTEL program offered attendees:

– A presentation by the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee that will host the Inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore later this year;

– A presentation by the Singapore Sports Council on the sports media industry in Singapore.

– A workshop on Sports Content Licensing conducted by the renowned Singapore law firm of Rajah & Tann LLP; and

– The 1st Asian/Pacific Sport TV Audience Award presented by Médiamétrie/Eurodata TV.

Networking at SPORTELAsia


Worldwide Sponsors

Mr. Tomatis continued, “We wish to thank our partners at the SINGAPORE SPORTS COUNCIL and the SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD for their invaluable assistance in making this inaugural SPORTELAsia in Singapore a success. Of course, we also thank our sponsors and advertisers, including CSI SPORTS - FIGHT SPORTS, DFL SPORTS ENTERPRISES GmbH, FIGHTING SPIRIT DISTRIBUTION, GLOBO TV SPORTS, HBO, INPUT MEDIA, NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION and ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP for their continuing support of our efforts."

Coming in October: SPORTELMonaco

As usual, SPORTELAsia 2010 brought together the highest level of executives representing all aspects of international sports television and sports content, including broadcasters, broadband and mobile companies, professional leagues, program distributors, sports marketing agents, event organizers, satellite services, producers, hardware/software and facilities providers, sponsorship and investment groups, sports federations and new media.

SPORTEL’s next event is SPORTELMonaco 2010, which will take place October 11-14, 2010 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.