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58th ABU Sports Group Conference and Associated Meetings

58th ABU Sports Group Conference and Associated Meetings
28-30 May 2016
Colombo, Sri Lanka


On behalf of ABU Sports in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, it is my pleasure to invite you and your delegation to the 58th ABU Sports Group Conference to be held in the Colombo, Sri Lanka, from May 28 – 30, 2016.  The meeting will be hosted by Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC). The venue for this year’s mid-year Sports Meeting is Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, located in the heart of city.

The ABU Broadcast Rights Committee and the Sports Finance Committee Meeting will meet on 28th of May 2016. The Conference will be held on May 29 – 30, 2016.

For this gathering the ABU Sports will make its best efforts to bring an open and interesting forum for sharing experience and developing mutual cooperation between the members. We will also follow up and present the status of the ABU Sports initiatives, such as the Production and Transmission to Content sharing platform, which were discussed or agreed on in the earlier meeting. Therefore, we would highly appreciate, if not the CEO, the Head of Sports Programming could attend the conference, since several critical decisions related to the future of sports broadcasting in Asia will be finalised.

The on-line registration has been launched with effect from January 15, 2016 at the ABU website I would like to draw your kind attention to the May 1, 2016 deadline for hotel bookings. After that, rooms are subject to availability and possibly at higher rates.

The agenda and working documents for the Sports Group Meeting will be circulated to you in due course by the ABU Sports Department.

I look forward to welcoming you in Colombo, Sri Lanka, a city characterized by cultural and historical relics, and a promising place for those who like to discover.

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