SportAccord is a global sports event organisation based in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne, Switzerland, and governed by stakeholders representing the Olympic and non-Olympic International Federations.

It brings together International Federations and organisations involved in the business of sport with the aim to serve, promote and protect the common interests of its stakeholders, help them achieve their global objectives, and facilitate knowledge-sharing.

SportAccord’s flagship event is the annual SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit, which enables global business leaders and host cities to connect with all the International Federations and their stakeholders in one location.

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Each year, SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit brings together international sports federations and organisations involved in the business of sport over 6-days and is attended by leaders of the global sports community. It engages international sports federations, athletes, industry, rights holders, organising committees, cities, government, agencies, media, technology, legal teams, medical professionals, inventors, and subject matter experts – represented at the highest levels.

The SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit annually brings together representatives from more than 125+ International Sports Federations affiliated with the following umbrella organisations that host their Annual General Assemblies at SportAccord. Our event is an international sport convention hosted over a week, combining an exhibition area, a themed conference programme (SportAccord Summit, CityAccord, LawAccord, HealthAccord, MediaAccord) and a multitude of networking events.


The International Federation (IF) Forum offers three days of targeted thematic sessions designed to be of specific value to the International Sport Federations’ in attendance. In addition, we have a limited amount of commercial partners for this exclusive event.

IF Forum is not open to the public or press/media, IF Forum is an invite-only event consisting of International Sport Federations, Speakers and exclusive Official IF Forum Partners.




SportAccord has successfully delivered elite level World Combat, World Mind and World Urban Games that showcased both Olympic and non-Olympic sports and disciplines gaining worldwide exposure in more than 150 countries.

Our Combat Games focus on promoting the values of respect, honour, self control, courage and determination, while the Urban games engaged with youth and communities in new and exciting ways.  The Mind games promote the values of strategy, intelligence and concentration.

All our Multi-sport games cumulate sport competitions, showcases and amateur session with music and entertainment festivals.



SportAccord events annually bring together representatives from more than 125 International Sport Federations affiliated with the following umbrella organisations.

SportAccord’s stakeholders include: ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations), AIOWF (Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations), and AIMS (Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport).

In addition, SportAccord receives the full support of the IOC (International Olympic Committee).