POSTED: February 7th 2015
NewsUpdate

Six weeks and counting to SPORTELAmerica in Miami

The JW Marriott Hotel in Miami will be the location of SPORTELAmerica / SPORTEL
The JW Marriott Hotel in Miami will be the location of SPORTELAmerica / SPORTEL

MARISSA FLANDERS / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) SPORTEL has released a short list of confirmed companies that will  be involved with the upcoming SPORTELAmerica in about six weeks time. This year's market will take place at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Miami, Florida from March 17-19, 2015.

Based in Monaco, SPORTEL is the only sports media and television market that targets this highly specialized sector of multi-platform entertainment.  

SPORTELAmerica features many top level executives who represent international Sports Federations, broadcasters, TV networks, sports and marketing agencies, production companies, rights owners, satellite providers, content distributors, technology and new media providers.

DFL Sports Enterprises, esporte, interativo, FOX Sports, EuroSport, AD Sports, InFront Sports and Media, TyC Sports, MP & Silva, and Media Pro were the short list companies. In addition, the SPORTEL Conferences listed below will take place on Wednesday, March 18.
 
First will be, 'Marketing & Monetizing Second Screen in the Americas' in collaboration with SVG. The Moderator will be the Managing Editor of Sports Video Group, Jason Dachman. This presentation will focus on the way cultural differences can make a major impact when it comes to understanding how to monetize the second screen experience. Experts from all over America will discuss this very topic and how the efforts will evolve during 2015.

Another presentation will be 'The Evolution of the Latin American TV Market' in association with SportBusiness Group/TV Sports Markets.' The moderator will be the Editor of TV Sports Markets, Frank Dunne. With Latin America being one of the most dynamic media markets in the world, experts discuss the competition for sports rights in the developing market. They will also look at key trends in the Latin American sports broadcasting market.
 
Also, SPORTEL announced their partnership with MP & Silva, which is a well known international media rights company, who will sponsor the next edition of SPORTELAmerica.  

General Manger of SPORTEL, Amparo Di Fede stated, "As an agency MP & Silva is one of the most influential entities in the industry and their partnership with us shows their trust in SPORTEL and the importance of business opportunities given."

Riccardo Silva, the Founding Partner of MP & Silva added, "MP & Silva has been one of the main participants and exhibitors of SPORTEL since 2008. We are delighted to partner with SPORTEL in Miami for one of the most successful and important conventions in the Americas."

**MARISSA FLANDERS is a graduate of Saint Leo University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Business. She has over four years of writing experience and has a real passion for ice hockey following the Pittsburgh Penguins on her blog: http://www.thepenshockeyshow.com.


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