The Financial Times is the Global Media partner for The International Sports Convention.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. It is part of Nikkei Inc, which provides a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community. The two prestigious brands, FT and ISC will work together on a highly innovative global partnership. The Business of Sport has far reaching consequences and impact in society, economy and politics and this partnership reinforces that ISC LONDON 2020 is the meeting place for this global gathering. Nigel Fletcher, CEO of the International Sports Convention: “The partnership with the FT will provide further visibility of ISC leading up to June in both print and digital. The FT lounge at ISC will be a central networking area at ISC London 2020. The facilities at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for business networking are 1st class with the hospitality to match. Some of the event spaces we will be using will be ground breaking and we look forward to welcoming the Sports Business Industry from around the world to London. We will be taking the conference, exhibition and networking model to a new level for all participants. The partnership with the FT reflects a strong underlining message of great content, discussion and debate at ISC. With the expertise, tradition and global standing the FT have with their audience this will accelerate ISC London 2020 further. Through this new, fresh and innovative approach, ISC and the FT will reach to an even wider audience to ensure The International Sports Convention is the meeting place for the business of Sport. I would like to thank The Financial Times for their collaboration and co-operation so far, it’s a very exciting partnership.

European Sponsorship Association (ESA) Chairman Andy Westlake:

“Given our mission to ‘inspire, unite and grow the sponsorship industry’, ESA always looks to partner with events that provide a platform to share best practices from our dynamic industry. The sponsorship and sports marketing community will come together at the International Sports Convention and I’m delighted that ESA and many of our members will be able to actively contribute to what will be a terrific event. We’re excited to be part of it.”

International Sports Convention CEO–Nigel Fletcher:

“Brands and Sports Sponsorship is a significant part of The International Sports Convention. To accelerate our leadership in this area, we have partnered with the European Sponsorship Association.It’s a natural fit. ISC London 2020 will bring together those involved in Sports Sponsorship from Brands, Rights Holders and agencies to network, forge new business relationships whilst listening and learning from industry leaders. ISC London 2020 is the meeting place for Sport Business. ESA provides education, networking opportunities year-round for its members. I look forward to working with Andy Westlake, the members of ESA and his team.”


International Sports Convention CEO–Nigel Fletcher:  “The tagline for the International Sports Convention is the meeting place for Sport Business. Sport Business provides a global intelligence service providing news, analysis, data and consulting to leading organizations in the business of sport. The synergies between the two organizations could not be clearer and I look forward to this exciting, dynamic and extensive partnership.”