Games Reaches 100 Days to go Mark and On Track to be a Cracker

Games Reaches 100 Days to go Mark and On Track to be a Cracker


The UK Corporate Games is getting closer and closer and the 100 days to go mark has now been reached!

The Games team have been speaking to businesses from across the Country and more and more companies have been getting the Games bug!

Ben Sedgemore, Games Director for the UK Corporate Games said ” We have been really pleased with the appetite of businesses to get involved this year and there is no doubt that Nottingham is an appealing destination.  The facilities are excellent, with top quality venues for our 23 sports and array of celebrations.”

Local companies of all sizes will join with organisations of all kind and sector in Europe’s largest multisport festival for businesses.  There will be massive teams like Vodafone (300), Asda (200) and Freeths (150) and small ones like Boom Online (7) , Air IT (3) and Adamson Jones (8) represented but organisations of all sizes in-between. The Games is designed to offer benefits and opportunities for businesses and people of all ages and sporting ability. Regardless of your level of physical fitness there should be something on the programme for you and your organisation as the Games is totally inclusive with racquet sports, team sports, individual sports and fun sports from badminton to netball, soccer to softball and poker and karting, to dragon boat racing and ten pin bowling!

Sports and Celebrations For Everyone
Sports and Celebrations For Everyone

Brendan Moffett, Chief Executive of Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, said: “We are thrilled that Nottingham has been selected as the host city for the 2017 UK Corporate Games .  The Games provide the ultimate mix of sport, business and tourism and we will be working hard with the organisers and partners to ensure they will be the most successful ever.

We are building a strong reputation as an event city and a home for major sporting events; the UK Corporate Games  is a great example of the kind of high profile event we can host, we would encourage organisations of any size to get involved and enter a team regardless of its size.”

Andrew May, General Manager at Nottingham Conferences, another of the Games partners said, “This is a great opportunity to bring the city together to put Nottingham on the map, to benefit local businesses and for us to showcase our £40m David Ross Sports Village, the latest addition to an already stellar collection of state-of-the-art sporting facilities available here at the university.”

Due to the overwhelming demand for accommodation on the University of Nottingham Campus all of the halls of residence are now full. However, there is still availability in the 4 star Orchard Hotel, which is the Official Headquarters hotel for the UK Corporate Games Nottingham 2017. The Orchard is situated in the heart of the campus which is within walking distance of the SuperCentre, Grand parade of Athletes and 15 of the 23 sports that are on the programme.

The Beautiful Orchard Hotel on the University of Nottingham Campus
The Beautiful Orchard Hotel on the University of Nottingham Campus

For further information on availability please contact Carla Garman via

The Games has a strong worldwide presence as can be seen in their recent new video, but Europe’s largest Games is the one that is coming to Nottingham from the 6th – 9th July.

The Games team willingly deliver presentations at organisations offices so if you are keen to see how your company can be involved, please call 01733 380 888 to get the ball rolling.  Spaces are still available and the deadline for submitting entries is the 14th June. Email for a discussion on how you can get involved.
So why not take the plunge and “get fit for business” it is promised to be one of the best investments your organisation can make.

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