Sport and Technology: The Conference returns

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The highly acclaimed Sport and Technology: The Conference is returning to BT's state–of–the art facilities at BT Centre in London on Thursday 4 June 2009.

Taking place for the fifth year in a row, the event will bring together an array of sports properties and technology/digital solutions providers to discuss what's hot and what's not in the fast–paced world of technology and sport. Conference organiser SportBusiness is delighted to welcome back leading digital solutions provider BT Media and Broadcast as title sponsor. Announcing the sponsorship, Mark Wilson–Dunn, Global Sales and Marketing Director of BT Media and Broadcast, said: " BT Media and Broadcast is delighted to be returning as headline sponsor of Sport and Technology: The Conference, as we welcome back the must–attend event to BT Centre in the heart of London on Thursday, 4 June. During these times of economic difficulties, it is even more important for rights owners to maximise the benefits they can gain from effective technology strategies. This conference is the perfect forum for them to do so, enabling both them and technology providers to learn from, and network with, their industry peers. " In addition to its staple of insightful panel discussions and keynote addresses involving prolific industry leaders, Sport and Technology: The Conference 2009 will continue its popular showcase session allowing technology–providers to outline their contributions to sport, and sports properties to illustrate how technology has helped to grow their fanbases using specific case studies. The illuminating panel discussions will cover issues that are vital to companies involved in sport. 'Monetising sports content through technology: Is gaming the holy grail for rights owners? '; 'Ticketing innovation, security and the wireless stadium' and 'Using technology to engage younger sports audiences' will feature the exceptional standard of speakers that continues to be associated with this event. Sport and Technology: The Conference 2009 is expected to attract its usual sell–out following of delegates from a wide variety of leading rights owners and companies involved in the sports industry. In short, it is THE conference where technology meets sport. For further details visit www. sportandtechnologyconference. com

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