The Minister of Tourism and Sports Weerasak Kowsurat was one of the participants of the SportAccord Convention Press Conference showing his pride in Thailand being awarded the SportAccord Convention which shows the trust of the World Sport Community and he is looking forward to welcoming so many delegates from the world of sport.

Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul also showed her pride especially as an IOC member welcoming many of her colleagues and also happy that the IOC gave patronage to the Sport Festival.
GAISF Vice President Stephan Fox thanked on behalf of 92 federations for Thailand hosting the convention and also the festival outlined the importance of the United through Sport (UTS) initiative while the CEO of UTS Julia Govinden gave a report to the minister on all conferences.

CEO of SportAccord Convention Nis Hatt sent regards from President Patrick Bauman to the Ministry of Tourism and Sport, Sport Authority of Thailand and everyone which is making this event possible.