Birmingham 2022 has signed five new sponsors, OCS Group UK, WizTeam, EventsAIR, Sports Technology (ST) and Riedel Communications, to a growing list of sponsors to deliver systems and services for a safe and successful event. The addition of several new suppliers showed the popularity of the highly anticipated event.
The UK OCS groups have been designated to carry security for the event. As an Official Security Personnel Provider, OCS will provide services such as screening, vehicle search, patrols and response teams at Alexander Stadium, Sandwell Aquatics Centre, NEC Campus Hotels and Family Hotel accommodations.
As the Official Software and Solutions Provider for Core Games Management Systems, WizTeam, will bring a set of fully unified and customisable applications for the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay, as well as authorization and access control, plus sport entries and qualifications.
EventsAIR has been named the Official Provider of Storage and Delivery System. The management of accommodation will be taken over from the firm and will look upon the booking to and from the Games Family participating in the event through the underlying platform and secured web portals.
Sports Technology (ST) is named as the Official Provider of the big screen and audio services. In addition to LED and PA systems in the mainstream of locations, ST will provide a wide range of audio-visual services, including an advanced and signal distribution network in each location, providing solutions fully integrated IP for all broadcast audio, video and non-data distribution.
Riedel Communications has been appointed as the Official Radio Communications of the event. Using its resources and previous expertise in global sporting events to provide relevant information. Riedel Communications provided Radio communication for the Queen’s Baton Relay as well as for the Olympics itself.
Alastair Henderson, Head of Sponsor Services at Birmingham 2022 said, “We warmly welcome our new sponsors on board and with just nine months to go, the partnerships with these industry-leading companies are fantastic news for the Organising Committee.
“Each of these partnerships are unique and we look forward to working together between now and the summer of 2022. All our providers bring a high level of expertise and experience to help us create and deliver truly memorable Games.”
Commonwealth Games Federation Executive Director Martin Reynolds said, “As the excitement for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games continues to build, we congratulate our colleagues at the Organising Committee and CGF Partnerships for welcoming OCS Group UK, Wiz-Team, EventsAIR, Sports Technology (ST) and Riedel to our family of partners. Each company is a leading expert in their field, and we look forward to collaborating with them to successfully deliver an outstanding Games in Birmingham.”
The Commonwealth Games 2022 will begin on July 28 next summer and will run till August 8.