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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Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge onboard and ready to rumble

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Situated in the heart of our official host venue, The V&A Waterfront, where most of the action will be taking place, the Breakwater Lodge is the ideal hotel partner for the 2013 Cape Town Corporate Games.

The Breakwater Lodge is one of the finest hotels operated by the group Protea Hotels. Protea Hotels is Africa’s largest and leading hotel group and are displaying their special brand of hospitality in eight African countries.

Once a 19th Century prison, this hotel today provides accommodation, conference and function facilities, in a spectacular setting that looks out over the harbour and up onto Table Mountain. Public areas and facilities at the hotel include an in-house Gym, Prokidz lounge and Transit lounge, as well as laundry facilities and WIFI Internet hotspots located throughout the building.

For the athletes who are eager to warm up and train that extra mile before the Games start, the hotel has gym facilities as well.

Special packages are available for companies and participants travelling from far. Simply contact the Cape Town Corporate Games office for further information.

We are proud to announce that the Breakwater Lodge will be the sport sponsor for Dragon Boat racing this year seeing as the sport code is taking place in their “back yard”.

We also cannot think of a better place to end of a weekend of sport, business and tourism than at the Breakwater Lodge, this is why they will be the hosting venue for the Closing Ceremony.

The Cape Town Corporate Games team welcomes the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge to the 2013 Corporate Games!!

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