Asia Pacific Corporate Games in Tokyo Set To Be Huge And Opportunity is Everywhere

With the Worldwide Corporate Sport Community growing all of the time it is no wonder that larger and larger Games are being staged in great destinations around the world.  The Team in Tokyo look set to be on track for a massive Games again this year after really successful events in 2016 and 2015.  The great news is that members of the Worldwide Corporate Sport Community from around the World can take advantage of sponsored entry fees into the Asia Pacific Corporate Games if they travel to Tokyo for this exciting event.  The Team in Tokyo are keen to showcase this impressive City and the powerful Games to visitors from any destination.

Tokyo opened up entries on the 18th of April and almost immediately the first 2000 entrants had registered to be involved, which shows the great appeal and popularity of the Games there.

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The Games this year will feature 11 great sports including a new Japanese favourite of “jump rope” which looks like fabulous fun and a serious work out too! Baseball, Softball and Volleyball reached capacity quickly as always but the ever-popular Futsal and Relay Marathon have plenty of space as a result of the impressive facilities that the team have been able to source.  Plus the celebrations in Tokyo are always spectacular with top class entertainers offering multiple genre’s of entertainment for visitors of all tastes to enjoy.  The atmosphere is always electric and as you can see by the image everyone gets into the swing of the action!

Massive Celebrations are always popular at the Asia Pacific Corporate Games

So don’t forget all entrants from overseas can qualify for sponsored entries which may give you an even greater incentive to make the journey to the land of the rising sun!

September looks set to be a massive month for the Games with Cape Town in South Africa, Puteaux in France and the Mexico Corporate Games all taking place in addition to the World Corporate Cup of Triathlon and Dragonboat! Great Corporate Games will be follow in Johannesburg and Sydney in October.

However, it could be that November sees the largest number of entrants of any month this year with 7000 predicted in Tokyo, around 10,000 entrants possible in Melbourne Australia in addition to the potentially huge World Corporate Games in Houston, Texas, USA sandwiched in between. Abu Dhabi could be another great destination for you if you want the warmth of the Middle East.

First placed winners from any Games around the World will get complimentary entry into the World Corporate Games in Houston. Whilst any overseas visitor to Tokyo will also get a sponsored entry opportunity.

For information on any of these 11 fantastic events click the following links.

Capetown Corporate Games 7-10th September

Mexico Pacific Corporate Games 7-10th September

Puteaux Corporate Games France 7-10th September

World Corporate Cup of Triathlon Stoke-On-Trent, UK 10th September

World Corporate Cup of Dragonboat Racing Stoke-On-Trent, UK  16th September

New South Wales Corporate Games Sydney Australia  6-8th October

Johannesburg Corporate Games 13-15th October

Asia Pacific Corporate Games Tokyo 3-4th November

World Corporate Games 16-19th November

Abu Dhabi Corporate Games November

Australian Corporate Games Melbourne 24-26th November

Good luck to everyone involved, have a great time and get fit for business!

100 Days to Go until UK Corporate Games 2015

CoverStaffordshire businesses urged to sign up for UK Corporate Games as “100 Days to Go” marker arrives!

Staffordshire companies are being invited to sign up for this year’s UK Corporate Games being held in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire between 25 and 28 June.

Over 3,000 athletes from over 50 top UK companies have already signed up for the Games and now organisers are keen to see Staffordshire companies getting involved.  Monday will see the 100 day’s to go marker arrive so the Games is now well and truly on the horizon.

Vodafone, Johnsons Health Tec, Environmental Essentials, and Staffordshire Police are amongst the county’s organisations already signed up.

The Games are Europe’s largest multi-sport festival for business and while showcasing the regions investment potential are expected to generate over £2.5 million for the local economy.

Competitors will battle it out in 22 sports, including hockey, cricket, football, netball, volleyball, and dragon boat racing and many more, so there should be something on the programme for everyone.  Venues include Keele and Staffordshire Universities, Fenton Manor Sports Complex, Newcastle College and Trentham Gardens.

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Terrific Venues Secured in the Region

With the Games on the horizon now in just 100 days, a number of supporters have given their thoughts and encouraged the un-decided out there to get involved to sample the array of exciting opportunities on offer.

Cllr Mark Winnington, Cabinet Member for Economy at Staffordshire County Council said:

“We’re really looking forward to welcoming thousands of people from top UK companies, but we’re also keen to see local companies getting involved too.  The Games are designed to help build team spirit and boost productivity as well as giving organisations the chance to promote their business.Hosting the games will be great for the county and give us the perfect opportunity to show off what the area has to offer, as well as providing a welcome boost to our tourism sector.”

Councillor Adrian Knapper, Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, said: “It’s exciting to see so many companies signing up for these games and I’m sure there’s still many more to come.  We’re very proud to be hosting these Games which will see thousands of people not only competing in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, but staying here, supporting the local economy and seeing everything we have to offer.”

Chief Inspector Phil Fortun at Staffordshire Police and teamleader for the Games said:  “We are delighted to be organising a team from Staffordshire Police to take part in the 2015 UK Corporate Games.  Whilst team members will be competing in their own time, this is an excellent opportunity  for Staffordshire Police and the force Sports Association to engage with local businesses, host venues and organisations and showcase some of the outstanding things Staffordshire has to offer.  I would encourage other local businesses and organisations to sign up for the Games as it promises to be an unforgettable weekend for all involved.”

Games Director Ben Sedgemore said: “We are really looking forward to staging the Games in the wonderful facilities in the area. Large numbers of major organisations from across the Country will be coming and we now want as many local organisations as possible to join them regardless of the size of the company.  Everyone is welcomed to the Games, everyone is treated equally regardless of their sporting ability and everyone will have a wonderful experience.”

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Gordon Banks with Games Supporters in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire

Gordon Banks is a Patron for the Games and he had a similar message; “The 2015 Corporate Games will attract thousands of amateur sportsmen and women from the UK’s biggest companies to Stoke-on-Trent,  Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire in June. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase not only the region’s economic opportunities but also our fantastic sporting facilities.

“We can be truly proud of venues like Newcastle College, Keele and Staffordshire Universities, Fenton Manor and Trentham Gardens. With 100 days to go, we need everyone to get behind the Games and make the most of this once in a lifetime opportunity”

Companies interested in taking part can find out more at a special Team Leader Orientation afternoon on Wednesday 25 March where they can meet the organisers, talk to other Team Leaders  and tour some of the venues.  A further presentation at Newcastle-under-Lyme College on 26th March at 8am is also being organised for prospective companies.

Companies have up to 3 June to register and can do so at www.corporate-games.com or by calling 01733 380888 for more details.

 

CAN YOU HANDLE WHAT WE HAVE IN STORE FOR 2014?

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With over 18 Corporate Games and Corporate Cups already confirmed for 2014 there will be something for everyone to enjoy this year whatever, your sport or business and wherever you decide to participate!

Company representatives from all around the globe are flocking to enter the World Corporate Games in Liverpool, which looks set to be  one of the most impressive Games to date and the best news is – you still have time to join them!  Don’t forget that this Games gives an unrivalled opportunity for Companies to invite colleagues and compatriots from other offices around the World to participate under their organisations banner.  So don’t delay, invite your colleagues today!  Wondering why you and your organisation should join us in Liverpool this year?

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With 24 sports taking place over the Games weekend it is the biggest, broadest and most appealing sports programme for a number of years.  Furthermore, Liverpool has an outstanding array of accommodation and terrific transport links, as well as an incredibly welcoming community spirit.  Add these components to a host of fabulous facilities for our sports and celebrations, plus a thriving business community and hopefully you can see why we believe that we have all of the ingredients to create something special!  These impressive attributes were highlighted to everyone during the UK Corporate Games  held there in 2010, so it is a real pleasure to return to this progressive City for 2014.

What’s more, the Games is sandwiched in the middle of the exciting, government backed International Festival for Business, so Liverpool is clearly the place to be in June, whether you want to build relationships, network with businesses from all corners of the world or just enjoy a fabulous sporting experience in this wonderful forward-thinking City!

You can see we are excited about it, so don’t miss your chance to join the thousands of positive like-minded members of the Worldwide Corporate Games Community who have already committed to enter into the spirit of this unforgettable weekend.  Plus with the World Corporate Cup of Soccer in May guaranteeing everyone at least one Game on the Hallowed turf of Anfield (also in Liverpool) there will some amazing experiences  in Merseyside this year.

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Outside of Liverpool there are a multitude of amazing Games experiences to enjoy. Whether you decide to choose exciting new Games destinations like Buenos Aires and Monterrey or long-established Games like Istanbul, Queensland or the massive Australian Corporate Games  or feel free to choose something inbetween like Cape Town, Bucharest, Delhi, Mexico, Abu Dhabi, Annecy and Bermuda or even try a winter Corporate Games in Transylvania, there surely is no better way for your Organisation to get fit for business.  In addition there are brand new Games appearing on the calendar all of the time, as more and more people recognise the immense power of the Games for staff, organisations and destinations alike, so watch this space for more information on great newest major Games in Tokyo, Okinawa and Nigeria too…

So here’s to an unforgettable year of Sport, Business and Tourism for us all!

Contact the World Headquarters for a discussion on how you can get involved in any of the Games mentioned here.

Call 0044 (0) 1733 380888 or email wcg@corporate-games.com

Please note the World Corporate Games Liverpool 2014 is presented by the International Festival for Business with headline sponsors CSC and Peel Holdings.

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You Can Join Them and Be a Winner With the Games in 2014!

 

 

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Don’t Miss the Early Bird Discounts for Cape Town Corporate Games

 

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The world’s largest multi-sport festival for businesses, designed for athletes who love sport & it’s real values.

The Cape Town Corporate Games office are running an early bird discount for paying your entry fees in advance by certain dates:

The standard Games Entry Fee is R690.00 per person + VAT

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25% Discount off the standard entry fee for all payments made by the 31 December 2013

20% Discount off the standard entry fee for all payments made in January 2014

15% Discount off the standard entry fee for all payments made in February 2014

Cape Town Corporate Games South Africa is taking place from  5 – 8 June 2014

Open Your Corporate Account by February 2014 to guarantee your team’s entries and to receive a discount.

Entry Fee includes

• SuperCentre • Athletes Grand Parade • Official Programme • Sport Participation

• Souvenir Gift • Games Celebration • Closing Awards Celebration • Medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Contact the Games Office for further details.

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Sporting Codes for 2014:

Action Cricket / Badminton / Dragon Boat Racing Golf / Karting / Lawn Bowls / Running / Soccer‘11s Soccer 5‘s / Squash / Table Tennis / Tag Rugby Tenpin / Chess / Action Netball / Netball

Please keep in mind that limited entries are available for Golf, Karting and Soccer 11’s

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Date and Host Venue set for the 3rd Annual Cape Town Corporate Games

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South African sports enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that the date for the 2014 Cape Town Corporate Games has been confirmed. The third annual Cape Town Corporate Games will be held from 05-08 June 2014 at the V&A Waterfront and other supporting venues, bringing thousands of business visitors to the Mother City.

3rd South Africa, organisers of the Cape Town Corporate Games , are proud to welcome the V&A Waterfront back on board as the official host venue for this prestigious event.

David Green, CEO V&A Waterfront commented, “This year, the V&A Waterfront not only successfully hosted Corporate Games 2013 but also actively participated in a variety of events. We are proud to confirm our involvement in 2014, and having seen the positive impact on team spirit, we encourage corporates across the country to sign up and capitalise on the great team building prospects Corporate Games presents.”

Corporate Games is the world’s largest multi-sports festival for businesses and organisations, and brings global sporting competition within everyone’s reach. The V&A Waterfront is the perfect host venue to showcase some of the best that Cape Town has to offer as a tourism, business and sporting destination.

According to Nicole Visser, Marketing & Communications Manager at 3rd South Africa, this year’s event has received an enormous amount of interest from organisations across South Africa and the rest of the world. “Companies are keen to be involved in this opportunity of sporting competition, team building and networking,” said Visser. “The Cape Town Corporate Games is fast becoming one of the premier events on the corporate calendar.”

The number of participants has doubled since 2012 and there were 47 companies taking part in this year’s Games. The organisers are attempting to break the Corporate Games record in years to come which is currently held by Melbourne, Australia where 12 000 athletes participated in 2009.

The Corporate Games was founded to encourage companies to support their employees in pursuing a more active lifestyle. It enhances teamwork and cooperation at work, and provides valuable opportunities for networking and brand exposure – not to mention lots of friendly sporting rivalry and fun!

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LIVERPOOL unveiled as Host City for World Corporate Games Liverpool 2014

We are pleased to announce that the World Corporate Games 2014 presented by the International Festival for Business has been awarded to the City of Liverpool. The Games is the world’s largest annual multi sports festival for businesses and it will take place between the 26th -29th June 2014 bringing thousands of business visitors to the City. The Games enjoys a fabulous relationship with many of the world’s greatest Cities and thousands of the world’s most influential organisations. It will create an unrivalled array of opportunities for many thousands of participants and all of the hundreds of Companies involved.

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The World Corporate Games is the ultimate mix of sport, business and tourism. The Games will bring thousands of participants together from local, national and international organisations and provides opportunities to enhance company togetherness, networking and brand exposure as well as promoting corporate and individual wellbeing through sport, competition, fun and fitness. The Games brings people together within an organisation as well as enabling company representatives to develop fantastic relationships and contacts with businesses from all sectors.

For those that are interested to learn more, we are happy to welcome interested parties and business colleagues to our Official launch at St George’s Hall Concert Room, St George’s Hall, St George’s Place, Liverpool L1 1JJ on Monday 16th September 2013, 1830h for 1900h.

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At the launch, you will receive a warm welcome from the Corporate Games Team as well as Civic Leaders and representatives from some of the World’s leading businesses, institutions, and sports associations. You will be given the opportunity to learn about the outstanding array of Sports, Celebrations, Awards and unrivalled business opportunities that the Games offers. The event is open to everyone, regardless of the size of your organisation, whether you are a one person enterprise or a global brand such as Intel, Deloitte or Vodafone (just a few examples of major supporters of the Games over the years).

This is the perfect opportunity for you and your organisation to get fit for business and celebrate the arrival of the World Corporate Games Liverpool 2014 .
Invitations are strictly limited and we are expecting to reach capacity quickly. Therefore, we would appreciate your RSVP by Friday 6th September 2013 to Loretta Grout by telephone 44 (0)1733 380888 or email loretta.grout@corporate-games.com. I do hope that you will be able to join us for this most memorable occasion as we celebrate the arrival of the World Corporate Games Liverpool 2014 

presented by the International Festival For Business.

Yours Sincerely

The World Headquarters Team

Official World Corporate Games Headquarters Hotel Confirmed

Official World Corporate Games Liverpool 2014 Headquarters Hotel Announced

As ever there has been plenty of competition to become the Official Headquarters Hotel for the World Corporate Games Liverpool 2014 . However, after careful consideration we can confirm that the impressive Richmond Hotel has been selected. The Richmond is a recently launched independent boutique Hotel, furnished in a lavish style with multiple accommodation and conferencing opportunities.

Group Director of the Richmond Hotel, Steve Hesketh said “We are delighted to have been chosen as the Official Headquarters Hotel for such a prestigious event. We pride ourselves on the quality of our facilities and we know we have a very strong offer for visitors whatever they want from their trip to Liverpool. Despite the great History of the building, we are relatively new as a Hotel but we are really keen to seize the fantastic opportunities that the Games creates and we are keen to provide all our guests with an unforgettable experience”.
Click this Link for more details on the beautiful Richmond Hotel.
Doug White, Global Partnerships Director at the Games Headquarters said, ” As soon as we viewed the Hotel and met with Steven we were sure that the Richmond was the perfect destination hotel for us in 2014. We can see the vision that Steven has and we know that we will be looked after. We also know that our fabulous clients will be made very welcome whilst enjoying the luxurious facilities at this tremendous new Hotel. The Group have invested heavily in the transformation of this historic building. The beds are incredibly comfortable and there is a great friendly bar too. We would be happy to recommend the Richmond to anyone interested in travelling to Liverpool as we know you will receive a warm welcome.

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Over 40 Organisations ready to compete at the second annual Cape Town Corporate Games

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With just over 2 weeks left, Cape Town will welcome over 40 organisations into the City for the 2nd annual Cape Town Corporate Games to take place from 06-09 June 2013.

Multinational and national organisations are sending their employees in huge numbers to fly their corporate banners and to challenge one another in many different sports across the weekend.

There are multiple sports on the Official Programme, ranging from traditional athletic sports to golf, soccer and some dramatic dragon boat racing.

And when not competing, athletes are invited to enjoy Celebrations hosted in the V&A Waterfront, including the Grand Parade of Athletes and Great Games Party.

Follow the Corporate Games Blog for the latest news regarding the Official Programme, Venues, Celebrations and updates!

Should you have any queries please feel free to contact the Games Office at capetown@corporate-games.com

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Cape Town Corporate Games adopts Siyabulela Primary School

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Tag Rugby® Adopt a School Programme has announced that our chosen charity for Corporate Games is Siyabulela Primary School in Langa.

With great anticipation, on Thursday, 07 February,  Siyabulela Primary School had their first tag rugby session and the Cape Town Corporate Games team were there to join in on the fun.

We will be visiting the school on a regular basis during the year to join the children whilst teaching them how to play tag rugby and the health values of sport. We want to invite other companies to join us on our visits or adopt their own school and help the learners benefit by virtue of the fact that they are getting exercise and at the same time having fun.

Siyabulela Primary School will also be a part of the national SARU Grassroots Development programme that will give the school the opportunity to play in leagues and to enter Tournaments run by the Association.

Together with Tag Rugby® Adopt a School Programme, we are attempting in a small way to get children off the streets and away from the ills they are confronted with on a daily basis to enjoy sport with other children.

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Dragon boat challenge – Preparing for the Corporate Games

February 21st, 2013, Cape Town – 3rd South Africa, Official License Holder of Corporate Games South Africa, invited companies from all over the Western Cape to participate in a Dragon Boat Challenge. The challenge saw companies battle it out on the sea, at the V&A Waterfront, Official Host Venue for the Cape Town Corporate Games 2013.

The Dragon Boat Challenge was initiated to give companies an opportunity to network and to experience first hand what the Cape Town Corporate Games is all about.

The sport discipline, dragon boat racing is certainly one of the most exciting of the 15 sporting codes scheduled for the Cape Town Corporate Games multi-sports festival later this year, which is expected to attract thousands of competitors from across South Africa.

On arrival, guests were divided into 3 teams to paddle against each other.  Top local companies that participated in the Dragon Boat challenge included the likes of Barloworld Motors, Sanlam, Intergest, RedBull, 24.com, Cape Media, NCC Environmental Services, Allan Gray, Evolv Networks, Tag Rugby®, Tsogo Sun Hotels, Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, and City of Cape Town Fire & Rescue Services just to name a few.

Volker Werth,  Director at InterGest South Africa (PTY) Ltd commented:

“This event was a real surprise…..a fun and action filled race, in  an awesome setting, which makes for the perfect corporate challenge. I will definitely be entering my company again, and challenging my colleagues and associates to test their abilities this great event.”

Event partners of the Cape Town Corporate Games 2013, who came on board for the Dragon Boat Challenge, included SAB Miller and Red-bull who supplied participants with the necessary refreshments for the race.

The Dragon Boat Challenge was the perfect opportunity to engage in friendly rivalry in a race against each other and to reconnect through sport for fun and friendly competition, networking opportunities and social activities.

3rd South Africa will be arranging regular practice sessions to assist companies to train leading up to the Cape Town Corporate Games taking place from 06-09 June 2013.

During the practice sessions companies will be taught the techniques, commands and paddlers tips, ensuring that they are well prepared and synchronized for the race in the Cape Town Corporate Games. A perfectly synchronized team will almost always beat a stronger, but less coordinated team.

For more information regarding Cape Town Corporate Games 06-09 June 2013 or the dragon boat practice sessions, please contact Nicole Visser on nicole.visser@corporate-games.com

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Book Space to be seen at the Cape Town Corporate Games 2013!

The Cape Town Corporate Games 2013 will welcome thousands of local and visiting competitors to participate in the largest sporting festival of its kind in South Africa, with 15 sports to choose from. The Corporate Games offer rich and varied opportunities for any type and size of organisation where companies will be present, not only to compete but also to explore and broaden business relationships.

Across the sporting weekend, the Games provides vibrant meeting points for business experts in different fields and industries.The social events such as the SuperCentre Registration, Opening Celebration, Great Games Party and Closing Awards Celebration allow companies to showcase their products or services on a business to business platform. This platform will offer the perfect setting for any announcements, presentation of new products or ideas, for all the participants, visitors, officials and spectators to see throughout the entire Games weekend.

Book Exhibition Space at the SuperCentre Registration, which takes place at the V&A Waterfront or book your advertising space in the Souvenir Programme to ensure you don’t miss out.

For more details on how you could be a sponsor of the Cape Town Corporate Games, please contact the office at 021 418 1966 or capetown@corporate-games.com.

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Cape Town, Africa’s sport event capital, invites you to join the Games

With its soft sandy beaches, stylish and retro night life, hip hotels, mouthwatering restaurants and an endless list of unforgettable activities, it is no surprise that Cape Town is Africa’s most popular tourist destination. It is a city of arts and culture overflowing with creativity and entertainment.

One of the many reasons that make Cape Town such an amazing destination is the fact that it is also a sport lovers dream. With the scenic views along the natural outdoor territory, it is popular for various sports at top locations around the city. Activities range from the hiking trails in and around the city, mountain biking in the Tokai Forest, to the more adventurous sports like paragliding off Lions Head and abseiling down Table Mountain. Cape Town has it all.

Top sporting events that are hosted by Cape Town are Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, Absa Cape Epic, Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon and the J&B Met just to name a few.

One of the newest members added to the above list is the Cape Town Corporate Games. 3rd South Africa, Official License holders of Corporate Games South Africa, The World’s largest multi-sport festivals for businesses and organisations are proud to be hosting the second edition of the Cape Town Corporate Games from 06-09 June 2013.

The Cape Town Corporate Games welcomes all novices and ex-professionals alike to come together to enjoy the finest of sporting festivals.

Mariette dT-Helmbold CEO Cape Town Tourism commented:

“Cape Town is Africa’s sport event capital, a place of inspiration and innovation that has developed a diverse game culture and one which has proved its merit as an international sports host, with events like the 2012 FIFA World Cup and the Manchester United vs. Bafana Bafana match in 2012. We share and support the vision of the Cape Town Corporate Games to bring together athletes from all over the world and create a spirit of comradeship on a global scale. We look forward to welcoming both current and past Corporate Games participants to the Cape Town, the Mother City in 2013.”

The Games offer worldwide promotion of the Host City to brand itself as a centre for corporate sport, fitness and healthy lifestyles. In June 2013, this world class event will take place in Cape Town and the Cape Town Corporate Games  invites everyone to Enter the Games and be part of the ultimate mix of sport, business and tourism!

Preparing your teams for the Games

 

Here at the Cape Town Corporate Games office we understand that everyone has busy schedules existing of deadlines, meetings, kids, exercising and still finding a moment to spend time with loved ones. This is why we have decided to help.

Instead of adding more pressure to your already hectic lives we have decided to give you an a- z guide into the Corporate Games to ensure you know exactly what to do to be apart of The World’s largest multi-sport festivals for businesses and organisations.

So sit back, relax and follow the easy steps.

1. Learn more about the Corporate Games

The Corporate Games is the world’s largest corporate multi- sport festival for everyday athletes who love health, fitness and sport.

It was established to encourage companies to help their employees to live healthier and more active lifestyles.

The Corporate Games is an exciting & effective way to build team spirit and pride in your organisation.

Anyone can participate, regardless of their sporting ability or age. Everyone is encouraged to play in the multi- sport competition and remain active in sport whilst networking at the same time.

Remember, a participant is not required to be an employee. Colleagues, clients, retirees, spouses, family, friends, full/part time staff, associates or partners may enter.

The Games is a international event and it is staged throughout the year in different countries. It has been played on 5 continents, in 25 countries, 53 cities, attracting over 1 million participants and uniting 20,000 companies.

The Corporate Games is the ultimate mix of sport, business and tourism.

2. Spread the News

Create interest amongs your colleagues. Inform them about the benefits of being part of the Games and getting fit for business. The Games staff will gladly provide you with brochures, emails flyers, websites, DVD and supporting materials.

3. Choose your Sports

Get all the participants together and decide who wants to play what sport. There are 15 sports to choose from. Some are individual and some are in teams. One sport per participant.

4. Choose Leaders

If you do not already have a team leader, choose one. This person will be responsible for all participants of your company. The team leader can contact the Corporate Games office and we will provide them with the team leader handbook. A step by step on what to do when, why and how.

Team leaders must spread their workload. As potential participants learn their sport is on the programme natural leaders will emerge. Appoint them as sport leaders or appoint responsible persons in each department across the company.

5. Choose team names

This is alot of fun. Get all teams together and advise them to choose a name for their team. Once a few ideas have been given, let the mayority vote be the winning name.

6. Entering your teams

The closing date for entering the Cape Town Corporate Games is 10 May 2013. Entry forms and medical forms need to be completed by the above mentioned date and returned to the Cape Town Corporate Games office. Ensure all participants complete BOTH forms.

To download the Entry Form, visit the Official Corporate Games website  www.corporate-games.com and select Cape Town as your destination.

7. Get prepared

Check out your competition by following us on facebook, twitter and viewing our website.  Maximize your organisation’s visibility and promote team unity, pride & spirit through wearing team uniforms. Make corporate banners and flags to increase name recognition.

8. Practice, Practice, Practice

Ensure all participants prepare for the Games by getting fit and advance in the sport that they have chosen but most importantly make sure they have fun.

9. Registration

SuperCentre Registration takes place on Thursday 06 and Friday 07 June 2013 from 18:00 – 20:00 at the The Lookout – V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. All athletes must register in person during the given times and bring with them their Regisrtation Guide “which will be sent to each person before the Games” and a passport photo.

10. Let the Games Begin!

 

 

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Seasons Greetings from Cape Town Corporate Games

On behalf of 3rd South Africa, Official License Holders of Corporate Games South Africa, we would like to thank all our clients for their support throughout the year.

Looking back at the year that has flown by, the highlight is definitely the success of the inaugural Cape Town Corporate Games which took place from 14-17 June 2012. The response has been overwhelming and we cannot be more appreciative of all the support and assistance that we received from our partners, sponsors and the participants during the Games.

We would like to thank the City of Cape Town, all sponsors, participants and supporters for their contribution during the first edition of the Cape Town Corporate Games. It was a honour to host such a magnificent event in the Sport Capital of South Africa.

Because of the success of 2012 and the positive feedback that we have received from companies we are proud to bring you the 2nd edition of Cape Town Corporate Games. The ventures that 2013 will bring is undoubtably going to be bigger and more challenging than ever.

The second edition of the Cape Town Corporate Games will take place over the weekend of 06 – 09 June 2013. Our host venue is the V&A Waterfront which add great value to the event and is expected to advance Cape Towns development as a sport, business and tourism destination.

A warm welcome to Sanlam and to the V&A Waterfront for joining the 100 Club Members for the 2013 Games. The best of luck to both teams.

Between all the chocolate filled stockings, the fruit cake and the festive family dinners,  don’t forget to keep fit during the festive season.  For those who completely forget to take their running shoes on holiday,  ensure that your New Year’s resolutions involve getting fit and preparing for the 2013 Games.

We would like to end this year by wishing you and all your loved ones the best for the holiday season and the upcoming new year.

The Cape Town Corporate Games team, 3rd South Africa

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The V&A Waterfront is Challenging Sanlam by also Joining the 100 Club Members

There is a big buzz in the Corporate world as the V&A Watefront have announce that they will be joining the 100 Club Members together with Sanlam.

Competition is high and the teams are eager to start training and showing off their mean sporting skills.

Seeing that Sanlam walked away with the Sport For Life award and won the Medalist Award in 2012, just to name a few, the V&A Waterfront has some tough competition.

Let’s hope the V&A Waterfront have started shaping up and are preparing in full force for next years Games.

The Sport For Life Grand Award recognises commitment to company spirit, employee fitness and the value of participation in the Cape Town Corporate Games. It is awarded to the Organisation entering the largest number of athletes. Sanlam entered a whopping 189 team member in the Cape Town Corporate Games in 2012.

The Medalist Award is presented to the Organisation which wins the most medals in the Games and Sanlam has set an excellent total to be challenged in future Games.

If you believe, like the V&A Waterfront, that your company has the dedication and team spirit to go up against Sanlam’s impressive record of last year, join the 100 Members Club and sign up for the Gold Championship Scheme.

The Worldwide Corporate Sports Community recognizes the 100 Members Club on a global platform and media coverage includes a web link on the Corporate Games Website which has over 2million hits a year, company logo and a 100 Club write up in the Souvenir Programme. The 100 Members Club are awarded with branding opportunity at selected sports venue’s and exhibition space at the SuperCentre Registration.

Ensure that you start off with Gold at this years Games by choosing the Gold Championship Scheme and join Sanlam and the V&A Waterfront in the 100 Members Club.

So practice until the ball is unstitched, the bat has cracked, the racquet needs restringing and the grass and dirt have become one… and then practice some more.

The Cape Town Corporate Games would like to welcome the V&A Waterfront and Sanlam to the Worldwide Corporate Sports Community 100 Club Members.

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Official Sports Locations for Cape Town Corporate Games 2013

The Cape Town Corporate Games has confirmed its venues for the 2013 Games, all of which add great value to the event and that is expected to advance Cape Towns development as a sport tourism destination.

Our host venue is the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, where Dragonboat, Netbal, Lawn bowls, Tag rugby, Table Tennis and Badminton will be hosted. It is situated at the foot of Table Mountain, within a stone’s throw from the Cape Town Stadium and in the heart of Cape Town’s working harbour.

Western Province Cricket Club is our venue of choice for mountain biking, trail running, Soccer 11‘s and Squash. The Club officially opened its Sports Centre in August 2003, in Rondebosch and even though we are only using the club for four sports events, they have many other sports facilities on offer.

The below venues will once again be part of the Games and we cannot be more excited.

Golf will be hosted by Rondebosch Golf Course, Go Karting will take place at Kenilworth Karting and Stadium on Main will have Ten Pin Bowling.

John Litten from Montague Arena commented: “As the premier indoor sports venue in Cape Town, Montague Arena is proud to be associated with Cape Town Corporate Games and is excited to be the Action Cricket and Soccer 5’s venue for 2013 once again.”

Welcome to all our venue partners and we are delighted to have you onboard and being part of the 2nd edition of the Cape Town Corporate Games in 2013.

What sport will you choose?

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2nd Edition of Cape Town Corporate Games Officially Launched


On Thursday 15 November 2012, numerous members of the corporate world gathered together to celebrate the Official Launch of the second edition of Corporate Games in Cape Town.

The launch took place at Atlantic Imbizo Conference & Function Studio situated at the Host Venue for the 2013 Games, the V&A Waterfront. On arrival guest were welcomed by the team of 3rd South Africa, the Official License Holder of Corporate Games South Africa and introduced to the official partners and sponsors.  A brief overview was given of the Cape Town Corporate Games, informing guests on what they can expect in 2013.

A few familiar companies and organisations at the Launch were The City of Cape Town, Western Cape Government, V&A Waterfront, Shell Oil, PEP Stores, Sanlam, Deloitte, Red Bull, Chatroom, Swindon Properties, G4S Security, SAB and the South African Police to name just a few.

From the media industry, the presence of Sports24, Cape Media, Leadership, Bizcommunity.com, Media 24, Men’s Health and Women’s Health were all welcomed.

Among the guest speakers were Frederick Stroebel, Human Resource Manager at Sanlam and Stuart McConnell from the Tag Rugby Association.

Frederick Stroebel commented:

“Sanlam is proud to be part of the first Corporate Games to be hosted in South Africa. It was a truly magnificent weekend with brutal competition and friendly camaraderie on and off the field. There is no doubt in our minds that this will grow to one of the big sporting events on the calendar for Cape Town and corporate social events in South Africa. We thank the organisers for all their arrangements at the various venues across the Peninsula  and congratulate them on delivering a very successful event!”

Stuart McConnell commented:

“We are extremely excited about our involvement in the Corporate Games 2013. Having the support of the Games as their charity allows us to provide Siyabulela Primary School in Langa with Tag Rugby equipment, training and exposure to sport through our Adopt a School programme.

There are a variety of sports to choose from with added sports from last year’s already fun filled list. Participants can select from dragon boat racing, karting, running, netball, soccer, mountain biking and lets not forget tag rugby to mention a few.

The Corporate Games have been receiving an enormous amount of support from influential corporate companies who participated in 2012, who are eager to gain even more from the event in 2013. With even more media, business and civic partners on board, the second edition of the Cape Town Corporate Games will without a doubt, be even bigger and better than the year before.

We want to thank Craig Kolesky, our photographer for the evening, as well as our guests speakers Frederick Stroebel and Stuart McConnell.

For more information about the Official Program, Sport Details, How to Enter, the Benefits of participation and involving your organisation, please visit our website www.corporate-games.com“and select Cape Town.

Let the Games begin!!!

3rd South Africa is honoured to announce the official partners for Cape Town Corporate Games 2013

 

Get Fit For Business with Planet Fitness!!

Cape Town Corporate Games would like to extend a warm welcome to Planet Fitness who has come on board as the Official Fitness Partner for the 2013 Corporate Games.

Planet Fitness currently have 22 health clubs located in the Western Cape and Gauteng with no doubt that their market share will continue to grow in the future.

Their facilities are world-class and their services are always innovative. They value and respect each member’s needs at all times and take ownership of requests and challenges. They strive to educate their members on a healthy lifestyle and treat them with integrity on a daily basis.

To ensure that all participants are best prepared to compete, they have been generous enough to invite ALL Corporate Games participants to come in and get ready for the Games in their facilities, using all their services, at no cost for 2 weeks!

Take up a free 2-week trial membership – worth R1350!

Simply follow the link below, submit your details and they’ll contact you back to redeem a free 2-week trial membership, including a personal training session, a group personal training class, access to their indoor heated pools and tartan running tracks, a free yoga class, a Pilates class, a spinning class, a boxing session, a tanning session, try out their ladies only Feminique, sauna and steam rooms to help kick-start a desire to train and become more healthy. Please note that facilities vary from club to club and are only for Cape Town Corporate Games participants.

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Find your balance with Planet Fitness!

Balance isn’t just something you need when you’re learning to ride a bike. It’s the harmony between body, mind and soul. Achieving balance is about living a life that’s filled with a little bit of this, and a little bit of that. Time and again we tend to eat too much, sleep too little, work too hard and laugh too seldom. We should try to find the harmony between stressing and stretching, squats and shots and burgers and bench presses.

For more information visit their website: www.planetfitness.co.za

Springbok Atlas Official Logistic Partner for Cape Town

 

The Cape Town Corporate Games team are proud to announce that Springbok Atlas have come on board as the Official Logistic Partners for the 2013 Games. Springbok Atlas will provide a bus route from the Host Venue, V&A Waterfront, to specialised venues for selected sports during the Games weekend.

By teaming up with Springbok Atlas we will create a fast and efficient transport route for all our participants. All athletes can join in on the parade taking place at the V&A Waterfront, and then hop onto one of the busses to be chaffeured to their selected venue where they will be participating in their selected sport. The bus route will also enable participants to go and support their fellow colleagues at other venues while they are waiting for their next match to take place. With the assistance of Springbok Atlas, the Games will bring teams together and show them the impact and importance of supporting their fellow colleagues.

Branding will be placed on the luxury busses to ensure that all teams and supporters are aware of the transport from venue to venue that the Games and Springbok Atlas are offering them.

For more than six decades, Springbok Atlas have been transporting clients safely, to and from their destinations from across South Africa and Namibia. They own over 70 modern coaches and vehicles which is all kept in top knotch condition and do thorough pre-departure and safety inspections before every trip.

They have been the trusted transport provider for the Springbok Rugby Team, the Kaizer Chiefs and the 2012 Soccer World Cup.

Not only will they ensure that all the Corporate Games participants get to and from the venues safely and in comfort but they will also be making the logistics of travel easier and a lot more affordable from venue to venue.

We are very excited to have Springbok Atlas on board and having them join one of the largests multi- sports event of its kind in the world. Now all participants can support their fellow team members by visiting the different venues around Cape Town.

 

Cape Town Corporate Games Adopt a School

 

Nowadays there are so many charities that need help, that choosing one can be a grueling process. However, for the team here at the Cape Town Corporate Games the decision was quite clear when we heard about the Tag Rugby association. Seeing that one of the new sports that we are adding to our sports list in 2013 is tag rugby, we could not deny the coincidence as well as the relevance.

Not only does the Tag Rugby Adopt a School Programme help children off the streets and away from the ills they are confronted with on a daily basis, but they do this by encouraging the children to participate in sport.

By playing Tag Rugby, the children do not only learn to be active, but get so much more out of the experience. Sport teaches these children to play peacefully among each other, to respect their peers, to respect the rules of the game and the list goes on. Recognising the need for both sexes to play sport together, Tag Rugby deletes the fear of injury as it is a no contact sport.

In this programme a Corporate Company Adopts a School in their immediate area or a school that most of their workforce would go to. Tag Rugby will supply all neccesary equipment, show the children of the Companys’ school of choice how to play, empower a teacher and some students to supervise the games on an ongoing basis and will supply the Corporate Company with a report and pictures once a term on the progress of the school.

This truly is a cause that the Corporate Games believe in and we look forward to be part of such a magnificent initiative. We invite all companies/charities to use the Games as a platform to raise funds for their own charities too.

Staying in the spirit of sport.

For more information on The Tag Rugby Association contact or email Stuart McConnell on 021 6832269 /0824401921. stuart@taggroup.co.za Or visit their website www.tagrugby.co.za

For more information about the Cape Town Corporate Games 2013 vist our website at www.corporate-games.com or contact us on 021 418 1966 You can also email us at capetown@corporate-games.com

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