Author: International Paralympic Committee (IPC) (i): Contact: paralympic.org
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) requests information for the media rights of the Paralympic Games Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 in Europe.
The RFI, published by the IPC, offers organizations interested in acquiring rights specific guidelines for submitting bids.
The Paralympics are the third largest sporting event in the world and the world’s leading event promoting social inclusion.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched an information request process (RFI) for the sale of media rights for all territories in Europe * for the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing and the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. Her vision is to create an inclusive society through parasport. The IPC headquarters and its management team are located in Bonn. The IPC was founded on September 22, 1989 and is an international non-profit organization with more than 200 members, composed of national Paralympic committees, international associations, regional organizations and international organizations for disabled sports.
The RFI, published by the IPC, offers organizations interested in acquiring rights specific guidelines for submitting bids. The IPC invites interested parties to submit responses by October 30, 2020. All parties interested in an RFI for media rights in Europe should contact [email protected]
Worldwide broadcast rights to the Games were transferred to Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 under the Host City Agreement, which designated each city to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games by the International Olympic Committee. The cities have selected the IPC as the exclusive agent for the sale and management of media rights to the games. The IPC will have a one-month clarification period from September 17th to October 14th, before the response period ends at the end of October.
The RFI follows on from the award of British television rights for the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris to Channel 4 last month. The IPC is looking for partners like Channel 4 who:
- Promote and increase awareness of para-sports.
- Create storytelling around the IPC’s passion for inclusion.
- Increase the number of dedicated spectators and Paralympic fans.
- Grow and generate new sources of income.
- Innovation with the trading partners of the IPC.
- Leave a social legacy that includes developing on- and off-air talent with a disability.
The RFI begins with a letter from Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee, detailing that the IPC’s vision is to create an inclusive world through para-sport.
“We want the Paralympic Games to have an even greater impact on society by putting disability at the center of the diversity debate and using parasports as a vehicle to advance the human rights agenda. By telling the compelling stories of the Paralympians, we want to to do this.” Changing global attitudes towards disability, creating greater opportunities and ultimately changing the lives of the 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide. “
“We are initiating an RFI for European Media Rights to find out which media rights holders share our passion for changing the world through sport, share our desire to attract a new European audience and share our hunger for innovation and put people with disabilities at the heart of” To make television productions both on and off camera. “
The Paralympics are the third largest sporting event in the world and the world’s leading event promoting social inclusion. In just four editions of the Summer Games, the Paralympic Games have seen remarkable growth, more than the global cumulative television audience watching the Paralympics from 1.8 billion in 25 countries in Athens in 2004 to 4.1 billion in 154 countries in Rio in 2016 doubles IPC broadcasts more sports than ever before (19) and estimates that 4.25 billion people will participate in the games.
* Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France **, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and Vatican City-State.
** Available for Beijing 2022 only. Great Britain only has radio rights, television rights for the Paralympic Games 2024 have already been granted.
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Journal: Disabled World. Language: English. Author: International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Electronic publication date: 2020-09-17. Last revised date: 2020-09-17. Reference title: “Media rights for the Paralympic Games in Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024”, Source: Media rights for the Paralympic Games in Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024. Abstract: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is inquiring about the media rights for the Paralympic Games in Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 in Europe. Retrieved on December 15, 2018 from https://www.disabled-world.com/sports/paralympics/media-rights.php – reference category number: DW # 32-13877.
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