SIS will play a leading role when London hosts its second major gathering of world sports this year.
The prestigious Leaders Sports Summit takes place at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge on October 10-11 and SIS is a main partner of the overall expo, as well as the second Leaders in Racing conference which runs as part of the summit.
Rights holders, athletes and stakeholders from horse racing, football and other major sports will be on hand to debate the hottest issues and discuss the latest developments in their fields.
SIS LIVE camera crews and outside broadcast facilities will beam Leaders around the globe, while SIS will be an integral partner in the two-day event which comprises of five conferences, an exhibition and more than 100 speakers.
Around 1,500 senior executives from 55 countries representing 45 different sports will be present, putting SIS right at the heart of the sports industry. SIS will also hold an exclusive, behind-closed-doors workshop for senior figures from the betting industry.
David Holdgate, CEO, SIS, said: “SIS is a key player in the world of sport, whether that is filming and delivering horse and greyhound racing to betting companies, or acting as the broadcast technology partner for major events. Our outside broadcast crews, uplink facilities, our studios and production expertise are now a fundamental part of broadcasting sport around the globe.
“As production partner and sponsors for Leaders, it is an opportunity for us to be in the middle of one of sport’s most exclusive gatherings and to underline our world class credentials in delivering services to the sports, media and betting industries.”
Leaders comprises:– Leaders in Football, a two-day conference and expo bringing together football’s most senior decision makers; Leaders in Performance, which focuses on coaching and the development of elite sporting talent; Leaders in Sponsorship; Leaders in Digital Sport; and Leaders in Racing, which also features SIS as a main partner.
Leaders in Racing will bring together senior figures from across UK and global horse racing including the Hong Kong Jockey Club and Tabcorp from Australia.
James Worrall, CEO, Executive Sport Ltd, which runs Leaders, said: “We’re delighted to have SIS as our partners once again. It is a chance for them to demonstrate their range of broadcast skills as well as being a vital element in the successful delivery of one of sport’s major gatherings. As a leader themselves in the provision of services to the broadcast and betting industries, they are a perfect fit for the profile of Leaders.”