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November 6, 2013

Digital Success as deltatre Supplies Official Website for FIS

by Press Office

Market leading sport media and technology firm deltatre successfully delivered the official website of the International Ski Federation (FIS).

In less than a month after its official launch, the newly revitalized FIS platform has been raising a broad fan base approval for extensive usability and ease of navigation throughout the rich library of thematic content.

Following the agreement of a four-year contract with FIS, fis-ski.com saw deltatre leading a complete revamping of the Federation web platform along with the build of a fully responsive, easily accessible portal that marries official data with rich editorial coverage of all sporting disciplines.

FIS

In line with deltatre’s focus on a great and immersive user experience, the new website aggregates all the Federation sports portals and all content in one homepage while serving as the centrepiece through which the FIS can continue to grow its sports and maximises the fan experience through:

• FIS official results and Calendar;
• Editorial content with integrated social sharing;
• News & Multimedia with dedicated social channels;
• Data and live timing;
• Event and Discipline specific schedules.

In addition to the comprehensive redesign, deltatre is also supplying FIS’ content management system; built on deltatre’s proprietary CMS, Forge powers the federation’s digital outreach strategy to raise the profile of the FIS disciplines and increase fan participation levels.

“The launch of the new FIS web site has been long anticipated. This is an important step forward to better present and promote the sports of skiing and snowboarding while enhancing the services to our fans and main stakeholder groups from the membership to our partners and the global media,” said FIS President Gian Franco Kasper. “It was important for FIS to choose a company with a strong track record in developing sports websites and we found a very good fit with deltatre.”

Carlo Lisa, Director of Sales & Business Development at deltatre, observed, “The success of this project hinged upon providing a multiplatform, interactive solution to engage the FIS growing fanbases. At deltatre, we are passionate about sport; therefore, supporting this prestigious Federation achieve their objectives with strategic digital solutions is our mission as a business.”

 

About FIS:
FIS is the governing body for international skiing and snowboarding, founded in 1924 during the first Olympic Games in Chamonix, France. Recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), FIS manages the Olympic disciplines of Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding, including setting the international competition rules. Through its 118 member nations, more than 6’500 FIS ski and snowboard competitions are staged annually. Specific initiatives are undertaken by FIS to promote snow activities as a healthy leisure recreation, notably for the young. For more information, please visit www.fis-ski.com.