Oct 19, 2021
Birmingham 2022 appoints EventsAir as Official Accommodation and Transfer Systems Provider
London – October 19, 2021: As a global provider of event management solutions, EventsAir is proud to be the Official Accommodation and Transfer Systems Provider for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
The EventsAir event management platform delivers a comprehensive suite of event management tools that is trusted by event planners around the globe to create virtual, hybrid and in-person events. For Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, EventsAir will be supporting the management of accommodation reservations and arrival and departure transfers for Games Family attending the event through its underlying platform and tailored web portals. Its recent addition to the platform is OnAIR, allowing event organisers to run virtual events with ease, with over 2 million virtual attendees within 18 months of its launch around the globe.
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will see around 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete in 19 sports and eight 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.
Trevor Gardiner, CEO of EventsAir, said: “As an official supplier and sponsor to Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, we look forward to working closely with the Birmingham Organising Committee and contributing to a highly successful Games through the delivery of reliable and easy to use Accommodation Reservations and Arrivals & Departures systems.”
Paul Martin, Executive Director – Strategic Business, EventsAir, said: “We are honored to have been selected to provide solutions for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. These Games will see our involvement with the Commonwealth Games span almost two decades, with the hope of many more to come. The part our solutions play in a Games delivery include a range of back of house functions, which are highly important to the smooth delivery of the Games, and the experience had by the participant groups using the services. Over the course of the Games, we expect to see tens of thousands of participant requests for accommodation and travel processed in our systems, which need to be processed efficiently and accurately to build a positive overall Games experience.”
Pennie Brinsden, Head of Games Systems at Birmingham 2022, said: “It’s great to have EventsAir on board as they join us as our Official Accommodation and Transfer Systems Provider for Birmingham 2022. They are well known for their creative and innovative event technology solutions and this pedigree makes them an ideal partner to help us deliver not only a safe and successful Games, but an enjoyable experience for all.”
Commonwealth Games Federation Executive Director Martin Reynolds said: “We are delighted to be partnering with EventsAir as the Birmingham 2022 Official Accommodation and Transfer Systems Provider.
“They will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth running of these key areas at the Games, allowing everyone who is attending Birmingham 2022 to have hugely positive and enjoyable experience at the Games.”
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EventsAir has been at the forefront of Event Technology and Innovation for over 30 years, continually pushing the boundaries of what an event management platform can do. Built by event planners for event planners, EventsAir is a secure, scalable, cloud-based solution that can manage everything from in-person, virtual to hybrid conferences, meetings and events in a single online platform – anywhere, anytime and on any device. In use in over 50 countries by multi-national corporations, professional conference organisers, government departments and tertiary education institutions, EventsAir is also used in global congresses such as G20, APEC, CHOGM and ASEAN, as well as sporting events like The Olympic Games, World Rugby, Commonwealth Games and Pan Am Games. EventsAir is trusted by event professionals around the globe. For further information, visit www.eventsair.com
About the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, which will be held from 28 July until 8 August 2022, will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to put the city, the region and its people on the global stage.
The Games is already proving to be a catalyst for transformation across the West Midlands, attracting new investment and funding, creating jobs and apprenticeships for local people and new opportunities for local businesses, as well as accelerating projects that will ensure the region is ready to host a fantastic sports and cultural celebration.
Birmingham 2022 will be the Games for everyone, bringing people together from across Birmingham and the region, to provide a warm welcome to millions of visitors during the summer of 2022.
Find out more at www.birmingham2022.com
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