V&A to host Corporate Games

2012-10-02 13:42

Cape Town - 3rd South Africa, the Official Licence Holder of Corporate Games South Africa are excited to announce that the Corporate Games will once again be held in Cape Town.

Originating in San Francisco in 1988, the Corporate Games have had worldwide appeal. The project has been held in such diverse places as Budapest and Bilbao, Malaysia and Hawaii, Sydney, Stuttgart and The Hague.

It has welcomed more than 1 000 000 athletes into over 50 host cities and seen participation from more than 20 000 organisations worldwide.

Corporate Games is the world's largest mass participation multi-sport festivals of its kind that is open to all businesses and organisations. These festivals attract many thousands of competitors from hundreds of organisations which allows Companies to support their employees' pursuit of a healthier and more active lifestyle and is the ultimate combination of sport, business and tourism.

3rd South Africa is proud to announce that V&A Waterfront is the prestigious host venue for the Cape Town Corporate Games to be held over the period June 6-9, 2013.

Situated at the foot of Table Mountain with panoramic views of the ocean and city bowl, the vibrant V&A Waterfront will play host to multiple networking opportunities and sporting codes during the Cape Town Corporate Games 2013. The V&A Waterfront boasts some exceptional facilities and has already been named as the magnificent setting for the Games SuperCentre.

Together with the V&A Waterfront, the festival will create a sporting platform for the business world to get together and provide the opportunity for anyone, regardless of their sporting ability, to play in a multi-sport championship and remain active in sport.

David Green, CEO of the V&A Waterfront added: “We look forward to welcoming participants in the Corporate Games 2013 to the V&A Waterfront and the opportunity to showcase all on offer in this multidimensional precinct. Corporate Games offers an innovative team building initiative, and we are proud to host the 2013 Games.”

In June this year, Cape Town saw its first Corporate Games where some of the largest businesses in the country entered, including City of Cape Town, Sanlam, Airports Company South Africa, PEP Stores, Cape Union Mart, SAB Miller, Barloworld Motor and Spur Corporation just to name a few.

From left to right: Nicole Visser: Marketing & Communications Manager of 3rd SA, David Green: CEO of the V&A Waterfront, and Tyrone Rawlins: Events & Sports Manager of 3rd SA (File)

Cape Town's V&A Waterfront at night (File)