The International Ski Federation (FIS) awarded the marketing of all media and commercial rights to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships taking place in 2023 and 2025 to Infront. This was announced at the spring meeting of the FIS Council during the FIS Congress in Costa Navarino (GRE).
The agreement between the federation and Infront includes the distribution of worldwide media rights across all platforms and territories. It also covers the complete spectrum of television, other broadcast and digital distribution channels, commercial rights, including the sponsorship and hospitality packages. Furthermore, Infront will handle media production of the four events to broadcasters.
Gian Franco Kasper, FIS President stated: “The FIS World Championships in the Alpine and Nordic Events have demonstrated their status amongst the most important winter sports events. We are confident that the partnership between FIS and Infront to market and broadcast the Championships in 2023 and 2025 can develop them further and extend their global footprint.”
The hosts for the FIS Alpine and Nordic World Ski Championships in 2023 will be elected by the FIS Council on Thursday 17th May in Costa Navarino with the announcement of the outcome to be made at 19:00. The Candidates for the Alpine Skiing events in 2023 have been submitted by Courchevel-Méribel (FRA) and Saalbach (AUT). Candidates for the Nordic events are Planica (SLO) and Trondheim (NOR).