By Liam Morgan

Filmmaster have been announced as the latest Silver Partner for SportAccord Convention ©FilmmasterSportAccord Convention have announced event agency Filmmaster as their latest Silver Partner for this year's World Sport & Business Summit at the Sochi ExpoCentre. 

The company is the producer for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies and they will also be involved in both Torch Relays in Brazil.

"Filmmaster creates unforgettable events and moments people treasure," SportAccord Convention managing director Nis Hatt said.

"Their flair and brilliant mastery are hallmarks of their brand and we're delighted to welcome Filmmaster to the SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit."

Filmmaster, a 35-year-old company which has offices in Rome, Milan, Dubai, London and Rio, has been named the Best Event Agency for the last five years and they are known globally for their work within sport.

The SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit, due to begin on April 19 and last until April 24, brings together some of the key sporting leaders in the world and it features a three-day conference, the SportAccord Sport Awards as well as playing host to the annual general meetings of several Federations.

Sochi will host delegates from all the world at the SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit at the ExpoCentre ©SACSochi will host delegates from all the world at the SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit at the ExpoCentre ©SAC

"Filmmaster Events is a leading global event agency that over the years has produced the main international sports events," Filmmaster chief executive Antonio Albete said.

"This is going to be a big year for us, since we are involved in several sport and institutional events around the world and we will work at the production of Rio 2016 Olympic Ceremonies and Torch Relay.

"We are really proud to be here for SportAccord Convention and would not miss this important event in the sport industry."

Multinational professional services network PwC were confirmed as the latest Gold Partner of this year's Convention last month, joining Sport Event Denmark, the Combat and Strength Sports Confederation of Kazakhstan and Macau Sport Development Board on an impressive list.

Filmmaster meanwhile joins Aggreko, City of Edmonton, Eurosport, EventScotland and the Qatar Olympic Committee on the list of Silver Partners, while the Commonwealth Games Federation will be involved once again as a Bronze Partner.

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