(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG/ LUXEMBOURG, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront and the Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV) announce new long-term partnership which expanded their agreement for the media rights to Europe’s top volleyball events.
The new agreement covers global media rights distribution for CEV’s flagship national team events including the men’s and women’s CEV EuroVolley and CEV EuroBeachVolley.
All club competitions including the CEV Champions League, CEV Cup and CEV Challenge Cup and all CEV Snow Volleyball events as of season 2020/21 are also covered in the new agreement.
“Volleyball remains a hugely popular sport not only in Europe but globally. Our long-term partnership with the CEV remains a special one and – with volleyball forming part of Infront’s DNA – this extension provides us with an opportunity to strengthen this exciting sport in all its facets for fans, players and partners across Europe. We feel privileged to increase the scope and time of this partnership and continue our relationship with the ‘volleyball family’,” commented Philippe Blatter, Infront President and CEO.
“Infront has been a trusted partner of the CEV for many years and expanding its role reflects the positive impact they have had on European volleyball. Having the media rights to both European club and national team competitions managed under one umbrella will help create synergies between events and ensure consistent delivery at all levels,” added Aleksandar Boričić, CEV President.
The new agreement is due to be ratified by the CEV General Assembly on February 29, 2020.
Infront is a Wanda Sports Group company.
About the European Volleyball Confederation
The European Volleyball Confederation or Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV) is the FIVB supporting institution responsible for governing 56 National Federations throughout Europe and is recognised as such by the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB). The CEV has the authority and responsibility for organising all European competitions in Volleyball, Beach Volleyball and Snow Volleyball. The CEV headquarters are located in Luxembourg City (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg). For further information, visit www.cev.eu.
SOURCE: Infront Sports & Media AG