The International Sports Convention (ISC) announces Mark Parkman as speaker

The International Sports Convention (ISC) is pleased to announce Mark Parkman as a speaker for the 2020 ISC edition taking place on June 17-18, 2020 at the new world-class sports and entertainment destination of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Mark is a General Manager for the Olympic Channel.

Mark is responsible for content creation, technical delivery and digital platform development, as well as integrating partnerships with Olympic Rights Holding Broadcasters, sponsors, International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Olympic Committees (NOCs).

Before joining OCS, Mark served as the Operations Executive for Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) and Vice-President of International Sports Broadcasting (ISB), where he oversaw the operations of the host broadcaster for the Olympic Games. He was awarded an Emmy for his work on the host broadcaster team for the Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002, and he recently managed operations for 1,800 hours of televised competition for the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, overseeing production, engineering, logistics, planning, crewing and broadcaster relations. Mark previously worked in marketing, public relations and international television coordination with Turner Broadcasting System and Cohn & Wolfe, where he led media efforts for the NFL, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, PGA Golf.

The focus of ISC London 2020 is on the Business of Sport with around 1500 participants, including approximately 150 speakers with 7 sports business conferences, 3 masterclasses, private roundtables and a range of hospitality and networking platforms – all running over the 2-days event. The event will feature comprehensive content with speakers from the broadcast, digital, OTT, brands, sponsorship, integrity, major events and technology.

Nigel Fletcher, CEO of the International Sports Convention: “We realize ISC is in ten months but we have a real focus in bringing in the best minds, concepts and innovations across the Sports Business Industry. ISC will have close to 150 confirmed speakers come end of this year. Mark has spoken at our previous editions in Geneva and we are delighted he has confirmed his participation at ISC London 2020. Broadcast/OTT/Live Streaming/Digital are key components of the content and the audience next year. Given 2020 will be an Olympic year and Tokyo 2020 – we are sure Mark will bring an insight into what will happen in the summer of 2020″.

Further information

The International Sports Convention has been hosted in Geneva and Amsterdam for the last 10 years and will move to London for the first time with an exciting sports business concept for the entire global industry.

The 7 Sports Conferences are:

  • OTT in Sports
  • Sports Digital
  • Digital Disruption in Football
  • Sports Sponsorship
  • Brands in Sport
  • Sports Integrity
  • Sports Events

The 3 Masterclasses are:

  • Broadcast innovation
  • Brand Licensing
  • Digital Disruption in Sport

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