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.”