Following the recent success of the Europe Corporate Games Liverpool 2016, the Corporate Games World Headquarters is extremely excited to announce that the UK Corporate Games 2017 has been Awarded to the City of Nottingham.
After months of deliberation we are pleased to confirm that Nottingham is the unanimous choice of the Games Inspection Committee.
The UK Corporate Games is Europe’s largest annual multi sports festival for businesses and it will be taking place between the 6th-9th July. The Games Headquarters will be working closely with partners from Nottingham Conferences, Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City Council, University of Nottingham Sport and luxury hotel company Principal Hayley Group to develop the ultimate mix of sport business and tourism for as many people as possible. Everyone is aiming to make this the very best Corporate Games in its 30 year history.
Ben Sedgemore, Games Director said
“We have been blown away by the quality and the number of impressive facilities that are available in Nottingham and staging the next UK Corporate Games there presents us with a wonderful opportunity. We are confident that with its powerful business infrastructure and central location that Nottingham will be an extremely popular destination for business visitors from across the UK and beyond as well as the local populace.”
The City boasts an array of first class sports facilities and many of these will be showcased over the Games weekend.In addition there are more than two thousands bedrooms available on the campus as well as numerous 2-5 Star hotels in the surrounding area to cater for everyone’s needs.
Andrew May, General Manager of Nottingham Conferences commented
“We are thrilled that together with our bid partners, Principal Hayley Group and Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, we have secured the UK Corporate Games for 2017 for the City of Nottingham.
This is a great opportunity to bring the city together and for us to showcase our brand new David Ross Sports Village, the latest addition to an already stellar collection of state-of-the-art sporting facilities available at the university. The addition of this major class leading venue will enable the Games team to stage at least 15 different sports on campus with the ability to have both accommodation and sport all on one site in an impressive ‘sports village environment’. This will deliver a wonderful platform to promote team building and business engagement as well as improving workplace health & well-being for as many businesses and organisations as possible.”
The UK Corporate Games provides an outstanding opportunity to enhance company togetherness and is an expression of corporate and individual well-being through sport, competition, fun and fitness. It is also legendary for its exciting Celebrations like the SuperCentre, Great Games Party, Grand Parade and Closing Awards. Competition is open to all, with organisations, businesses, national and multinational companies, retailers, government agencies, partnerships and sports clubs all eligible to enter. Teams can include employees, colleagues, clients, family and friends. There are no qualifying standards.
This is an exceptionally exciting time for the City of Nottingham, as the UK Corporate Games 2017 will bring thousands of participants together from hundreds of different organisations to compete. The Games will enable company representatives to develop strong relationships and contacts with businesses from all sectors.