Concacaf extends HBS broadcast deal with focus on talent development

November 15 – Concacaf has extended its partnership with Host Broadcast Services (HBS) for the next four years until December 2026 to provide broadcast coverage for its it major competitions including the Gold Cup, W Gold Cup, W Championship, Nations League Finals and Champion’s League.

Under the new agreement HBS will provide a long-term media server solution, post-production needs and support of Concacaf’s social media content strategy.

Concacaf first began working with HBS in 2016 for the Copa America Centenario, extending the deal to cover the 2017, 2019 and 2021 editions of the Gold Cup, the 2018 and 2022 Concacaf W Championship and the Concacaf Nations League.

Dan Miodownik, HBS CEO. “We have built a strong partnership based on a common vision with the Concacaf team, and this extension allows us to continue supporting their objective to enhance and elevate coverage of football across the Concacaf region.”

Also included in the agreement is a continued commitment to work with the HBS Broadcast Academy in a project to develop and upskill broadcast talent across the region with annual courses and training sessions held in Miami.

“Our goal is and continues to be to create a talent pipeline across the Concacaf region, rooted in diversity and inclusion, that allow us to further develop the coverage of the game. We are confident that the vision will continue to grow and expand through our partnership with HBS,” said Heidi Pellerano, Concacaf Chief Commercial Officer.

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