Wiz-Team selected as Official Software and Solutions Provider of the Core Games Management System for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Named as the Official Software and Solutions Provider for Core Games Management Systems, Wiz-Team will deliver a suite of fully integrated and customisable applications to deliver industry leading services in accreditation, access control, sport entries and qualifications, and the baton relay.
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will see around 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete in 19 sports and 8 para-sports across 14 competition venues from 28 July until 8 August 2022. As the biggest event ever to be held in the West Midlands, it is expected to attract more than one million spectators to the city and have a global TV audience of 1.5 billion.
From head offices in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wiz-Team CEO Johann Woringer spoke of his excitement at securing such an important partnership agreement: “We are thrilled to have been selected as an official provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. We can’t wait to supply our innovative games-tested tools and event management expertise to deliver this world-class event.”
Birmingham 2022 will use Wiz-Team’s all-in-one event management solution Event-Works, for time-saving and trusted tools to support the activation and management of over 80,000 accredited individuals across a Games ecosystem spanning more than 25 venues. Event-Works will also serve as the organising committee’s cutting-edge tool to coordinate the entry and inscription of the 4,500 athletes competing next summer for the Games’ available 283 gold medals.
Adrian Corcoran, Chief Information Officer at Birmingham 2022, said: “It’s great to have Wiz-Team on board as they join us as our Official Software and Solutions Provider for Core Games Management Systems for Birmingham 2022. Their commitment and expertise will help us deliver a successful Games. In addition to playing a pivotal role in core Games management systems, it’s great to see that Wiz-Team are committed to working with us in hosting a sustainable Birmingham 2022.”
Commonwealth Games Federation Executive Director Martin Reynolds said: “We are excited to partner with Wiz-Team as the Official Software and Solutions Provider for Core Games Management Systems for Birmingham 2022. The skills and experience of Wiz-Team will help us deliver industry leading services across a number of key areas, enabling us to stage a world class competition that will showcase the very best of Commonwealth Sport and our athletes.”
Beyond the technical solution, Wiz-Team brings to Birmingham 2022 a “team behind the screen” who has served in over 80 functional roles at just about every major multi-sport event, including the last editions of the Olympic Games, Youth Olympic Games, Pan American Games, Asian Games, World Beach Games, and of course the Commonwealth Games. Working shoulder-to-shoulder with their functional counterparts, Wiz-Team will be leveraging their on-the-ground experience and expertise to support the delivery of topnotch services to all Games stakeholders. CGF and Birmingham’s 2022 commitment to community and sustainability extends through Wiz-Team who will contribute to the Games’ Social Value initiatives by working to support and educate aspiring event professionals, offsetting the company’s carbon footprint and reinvesting in local emission reducing projects.
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