On 6 March 2019, the Sports Intergroup together with the URBAN Intergroup, organised a Conference on the topic of “Sport & Regional Development - The Future of Sport in European Cities.” The topic was introduced by Jan Olbrycht, President of the Urban Intergroup, who stressed that sport on European level is parly reduced to a ‘’business that is involving private money’’.
On Wednesday, 20 February 2019, the EOC EU Office celebrates its 10th anniversary. Director Folker Hellmund reflected on the anniversary by saying: "It is with great pleasure that we celebrate today the 10th anniversary of the EOC EU Office. What has started in 1993 as the Office of German Sport has become a truly European endeavour in 2009.
In view of the adoption of the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027, the EOC EU Office has carried out intense work with MEPs over the last months; some of which has already yielded positive results.