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Global tender process for media rights to the European Qualifiers to UEFA EURO 2016 and 2018 FIFA World Cup

034 - UEFA invites media companies to register their interest in the tender process for the exploitation of the European Qualifiers media rights

Published: Friday 27 April 2012, 12.20CET

UEFA has announced that a global tender process will be launched shortly for the distribution and exploitation of media rights to the newly centralised European Qualifiers to UEFA EURO 2016 and 2018 FIFA World Cup.

For the purpose of this tender, the European and ex-European markets will be split into various territories for which UEFA will invite media companies, including broadcasters and agencies, to submit offers for the distribution and exploitation of the media rights to the European Qualifiers.

Qualified Parties, as defined below, are invited to register their interest by emailing broadcast@uefa.ch.

Qualified Parties are:

a) media content distribution organisations that have appropriate infrastructure, reach, resources and strong financial standing to distribute European Qualifiers programmes in the relevant countries; and

b) agencies and other organisations which have the necessary experience in the commercial exploitation of media rights to major sporting properties, with strong financial standing, sufficient resources and suitably trained and experienced personnel to market the media and related rights and to provide the necessary rights delivery and account management services.

UEFA Events SA* shall manage the tender process and be the point of contact for all prospective Bidders.

* Notes to editors

UEFA Events SA is a separate wholly owned subsidiary of UEFA authorised to manage UEFA’s commercial and event operations activities and specifically the operation of this tender process.

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