SVGE Summit Attracts Stalwarts

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A wide range of leading broadcasters, vendors, football properties and other rights owners have signed up to attend SVG Europe's inaugural Football Production Summit, taking place this week at the iconic Stade de France in Paris on 29 February 2012.

Representatives from the Premier League, FIFA, Formula One Management and FÉdÉration Française de Tennis are among the sports properties in the audience. Meanwhile, BSkyB, Sky Italia, Sky Deutschland, Fox Sports, TV 2 Norway, TV5MONDE, Trace Sports and Lorenzi TV are sending delegates to this pioneering event from their networks and channels as are production companies IMG Media, PERFORM and SIS Live among others. Alfacam, EuroMedia Group, Avid, Canon, Telestream, Chrome Horn Media, Intelsat, KABO 3D, NEP, Netco Sports Group, NewTek and Outside Broadcast are just some of the technology companies that will be in attendance. Other attendees include delegates from Sportfive, KantarSport, Supponor, T. E. A. M. Marketing, SOS Global Express and YouTube, highlighting that the fast–moving world of football sports production is high on everyones agenda, no matter their sector. Representatives from AC Milan, Manchester City and Englands Football League are among the impressive line–up of speakers taking part in the inaugural event and they will be joined by speakers from Canal +, BSkyB, PERFORM, EVS, STATS, Opta, deltatre, Wasserman Media, 3ality Technica, Cameron Pace Group and CAN Communicate in panels covering Football Broadcast Technologies, and Football Club Perspectives. Next–Generation Technologies such as 3D, and 4k will also go under the spotlight. As well as benefiting from an illuminating Closing Address from HBS Founder and CEO Francis Tellier, SVG Europes Football Production Summit will feature an Opening Address from UEFAs head of TV Production Bernie Ross in which he provides delegates with a taste of what is to come at EURO 2012. For further details visit: http://svgeurope. org/football–production/

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