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54th ABU Sports Group Conference & Associated Meetings

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan | 30 April – 3 May 2014  

Warm greetings from ABU Secretariat!

We are pleased to invite you and your organisation to our 54th ABU Sports Group Conference & associated metings to be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from 30 April to 3 May 2014 hosted this year by State Committee of Turkmenistan for Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography, the national broadcaster of Turkmenistan.

The theme for this year’s meeting is “Sports Media Landscape in Asia: The Way Forward“.

In line with the increasing popularity of sports as mainstream genre for broadcasting internationally, this year’s theme will address issues and topics relating to this lucrative industry for broadcasters. While we embraced all the challenges and changes the sports industry have gone thru in the last few years, the conference will be an ideal platform to discuss and share ideas on new ways moving forward.

Our host T-TV has chosen Ashgabat Hotel as the venue for the ABU Sports Group Conference with special rates inclusive of both internet and breakfast.

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Registration will open from now until 31 March 2014. Please submit the registration form early to enable us to assist with the visa application procedure. For those countries that has the Embassy of Turkmenistan, we will issue visa support letter and you can bring the letter to the embassy for visa issuance. For the countries that do not have an embassy, we will provide the visa support letter and you can kindly bring this letter with you and you will receive visa on arrival at Ashgabat airport.

Upon arriving at the Ashgabat international airport, the host will provide airport transfer to the hotel and back to the airport on your departure date.

Looking forward to your active participation at the coming 54th ABU Sports Group Conference & Associated Meetings!

See you there and don’t forget to register for once in a lifetime experience and taste in the city of Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan.