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Wiz-Team selected as Official Provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Wiz-Team, an international event solutions company based in Lausanne, has been selected to provide the core Games Management System applications for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The fast-growing company will deliver a suite of fully integrated and customisable applications to deliver services in accreditation, access control, sport entries and qualifications, and the baton relay.

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are a major event which 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.

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 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 the organising committee to coordinate the entry and inscription of the 4,500 athletes competing next summer.

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.”

Wiz-Team 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.

Click here to read the full press release published by Wiz-Team.

Wiz-Team is a member of ThinkSport and helped to deliver successfully the first two editions of THE SPOT, ThinkSport’s international sport and innovation event. Set up in 2012, the company serves event professionals across various sectors, including some of the world’s largest event organisers, international sport organisations, non-profit organisations, and governmental institutions.

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