SportAccord 2019 at Gold Coast Australia, the news surprised the sporting world. Everyone was expecting 2019 SportAccord summit at to be held at Budapest. It was expected to be announced during SportAccord 2019 summit at Bangkok but the announcement was delayed due to some reason. Since 2015, this was the first time that host of next year summit was not revealed.
The 2019 summit will be held at Gold Coast from 5 May to 10 May 2019. This will be the first summit in Oceania. It is a pleasure to bring the SportAccord to the Gold Coast of Australia and I would like to thank the Government of Queensland for hosting SportAccord 2019 said GAISF President Petrick Baumann.
The Australian government does not revealed the venue of the summit yet. The last event was held at Bangkok in which around 1500 delegates from 100 countries participated.
It is a pleasure to bring the SportAccord to the Gold Coast of Australia and I would like to thank the Government of Queensland for hosting SportAccord 2019. The 17th edition of SportAccord will be a special one, as it will help mark the one-year anniversary of the delivery of a successful Commonwealth Games and will provide the chance for our delegates to embrace all the qualities and opportunities the Gold Coast and Queensland has to offer- said GAISF President.
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the Gold Coast city was the perfect host for the major international convention.
“This is a great demonstration of the partnership we have built with the State over the past years.
“Having SportAccord in our city will turbocharge the opportunities for the Gold Coast to further activate our sporting arenas, as well as our sports science and training facilities.
Queensland Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said:
“This event will bring 1500 representatives from up to 100 countries, representing 500 different international sports federations, rights holders, organizing committees, businesses, and other sporting organizations to the Gold Coast.