The SportAccord Convention is one of the preeminent events in the sporting calendar. It is a platform for collaboration debates and discussions across sport. It is the convention where all members of the world recognised sporting family, Olympic and non-Olympic will gather, utilizing this important platform.
There will be many workshops, conferences, exhibitions and also the four IOC recognised umbrella federations ASOIF, AIOWF, ARISF and AIMS all will hold their general assemblies at the convention. The 2017 convention will be held in Aarhus, Denmark and will be opened by the IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach.
IFMA will be there for the first time as an IOC recognised international sporting federation and a large team will travel to Denmark led by the IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan. The team will participate in the various meetings such as the International World Games Association general assembly as a new member in ARIFS and the IOC/ARISF/WADA Anti-Doping conference as well as the SportAccord General Assembly amongst many other activitites.
IFMA is also honoured that the current Vice-President of SportAccord and the President of AIMS is the IFMA General Secretary, Stephan Fox.