We were honoured by Mr Martin Harris, the British Ambassador for Romania, who attended the Official Launch and press conference last week.
Mr Harris made a speech to over 180 delegates from the corporate community.
After his speech he confirmed that the British Embassy will be entering teams into the event next year and looks forward to working with Corporate Games Bucharest 2012 to make this a big success.
The Official Launch of the Corporate Games Bucharest 2012 took place at The Pullman Hotel on the 4th of October 2011.
It was well attended, with over 150 representatives from major corporations in Romania.
Ms Elisabeta Lipa, the Official Patron of the Games and the most decorated rower in the history of the Olympics, winner of five gold, two silver and one bronze medal officially launched the Corporate Games to be held in Bucharest, Romania, in 2012.
Other speakers and supporters of the Games included Mr Martin Harris (British Ambassador Romania) and Mr Cedric Fevre (CEO World Corporate Games) who flew in from Dubai to be at the event, as well as Ms Monica Iagar (Sports director of Corporate Games in Bucharest) and Mr Martin Verhagen (President of the Corporate Games in Bucharest).
This will be the largest Multi-Sport corporate competition ever to be seen in Romania. Participating sponsors like World Trade Centre Bucharest, Ancarda, The Pullman Hotel, Cariere, TAROM Airlines, IDM Club, Dinamo, British Embassy and Heineken were at the launch.
Mr Martin Verhagen said he is “very pleased with the launch and the response from the corporate market that understand the benefits of the games in respect to Staff Moral, Motivation, Networking Opportunities, Social and health. We have already received confirmation of over 500 competitors and is expecting 1000’s of competitors in the 12 sports in May next year.”
Ancarda, manufacturer of Sports clothing, have been awarded the supply contract for all the uniforms for the staff, management, officials and referee’s for the Corporate Games Bucharest 2012.
The Contract has been awarded for a three year period and we are looking to develop a very strong relationship over this time.
They have also agreed to become an Official Sponsor of the Games and are looking forward to entering a number of teams to compete in May 2012.
We are pleased to announce that IDM Club will be hosting the following sports at the Corporate Games Bucharest 2012.
With superb facilities and centrally located with good parking and transport links we look forward to seeing 1000’s of participants over the weekend.
IDM club are a major sponsor of this event and fits well with there already extensive corporate client base.
IDM Club will also be entering participants into Corporate Games 2012.
After extensive negotiations, and interest from three major airlines, Corporate Games Bucharest 2012 is pleased to announce Tarom Airlines have been awarded the title of Official Airline Partner for the Corporate Games in Bucharest, Romania, for 2012.
This is a perfect match with Tarom’s corporate clients and will also create great exposure for the Corporate Games within Bucharest.
The Corporate Games will feature in their Inflight magazine from January to April 2012 with a readership base of over 100,000 per month. The Corporate Games Video will also feature on all flights around the world promoting Tarom as the Official Airline Partner for the Bucharest Games.
Tarom are also in the process of producing discount vouches for the 1000’s of participants to the Games that can be used before, during and after the games. It is also expected that Tarom will enter a large team into this event.
World Trade Centre in Bucharest, Romania, has signed a sponsorship agreement with Corporate Games to host the SuperCentre for the Corporate Games Bucharest 2012.
The Games, which will be run over 4 days in May 2012, will host 1000’s of participants and all will register at the SuperCentre and will receive promotions and gifts from the Games Sponsors.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Games in Romania, Mr Radu Radulescu, said that it is a perfect match to have the Official Hotel and the SuperCentre in the same location.
The World Trade centre will also be entering participants into the Games in May next year.
Corporate Games is pleased to announce that The Pullman Hotel has been awarded the title of Official Hotel Partner for the Corporate Games Bucharest 2012.
After a detailed tender bidding process involving 10 competing hotels, The Pullman hotel beat all the other competition and was awarded the Games for 2012.
President of the Corporate Games in Bucharest, Mr Martin Verhagen, was delighted to award the contract to the Pullman Hotel. “Their professionalism, location to the sporting venues and facilities offered by The Pullman was a key factor in awarding contract. They understood the concept of the Games and how it would benefit not only them but Bucharest as a whole and were keen to be associated with such a high profile event.”, he said.
The Pullman Hotel are looking forward to working with the companies and providing them with their accommodation and function facilities before , during and after the Games. It must be stressed that The Pullman will be sold out very quickly for this event and early bookings and registration is recommended to avoid disappointment.
We are also pleased to announce the Pullman Hotel will be entering a minimum of 70 participants into the Corporate Games in Bucharest, 2012.
Corporate Games Bucharest is proud to announce Ms Elisabeta Lipa has agreed to be the Official Patron of the Corporate Games Bucharest 2012.
Mrs Elisabeta Lipa, the most decorated rower in the history of the Olympics, winner of five gold, two silver and one bronze medal, a well-known and respected member of the Sports, Business and local community we are proud to have her represent our games.
Ms Lipa joins a distinguished history of Corporate Games Patrons.
In the past Patron such as Mr Nelson Mandela (President of South Africa), Sir Alex Ferguson (Manager Manchester United Football Club), HRH Princess Anne (The Princess Royal UK), Mr Francois Mitterrand (President of the French Republic), HE Juan Antonio Samaranch (President of the International Olympic Committee) to name a few.