The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has introduced an additional five providers to its list of sponsors to provide services, systems and equipment to deliver a ‘safe and successful’ event. 

The new sponsors include software and solutions provider Wiz-Team, facilities management company OCS Group UK, event management solutions firm EventsAIR, audiovisual services company Sports Technology and radio provider Riedel Communications.

Commonwealth Games Federation Executive Director, Martin Reynolds, stated: “As the excitement for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games continues to build, we congratulate our colleagues at the Organising Committee and CGF Partnerships for welcoming OCS Group UK, Wiz-Team, EventsAIR, Sports Technology (ST) and Riedel to our family of partners. 

“Each company is a leading expert in their field, and we look forward to collaborating with them to successfully deliver an outstanding Games in Birmingham.”

OCS will provide services including screening, vehicle search, patrols and response teams at Alexander Stadium, Sandwell Aquatics Centre, NEC campus hotels and the Games Family Hotel Accommodation.

Wiz-Team will deliver a ‘suite of fully integrated and customisable applications’ for the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay, as well as accreditation and access control, plus sport entries and qualifications.

Furthermore, EventsAIR has been named as the Official Accommodation and Transfer Systems Provider. The company will be supporting the management of accommodation reservations and arrival and departure transfers for Games Family attending the event.

Sports Technology has been appointed Official Provider of Large Video Screens and Audio Services. Alongside LED and PA systems in the majority of the venues, ST will provide a broad range of audio-visual services.

Finally, Riedel Communications has joined the event as Official Radio Communications Provider, using its resources and previous experience in global sporting events to provide radio communications for the Queen’s Baton Relay as well as the Games themselves.

“We warmly welcome our new sponsors on board and with just nine months to go, the partnerships with these industry leading companies is fantastic news for the Organising Committee,” added Alastair Henderson, Head of Sponsor Services at Birmingham 2022.

“Each of these partnerships are unique and we look forward to working together between now and the summer of 2022. All our providers bring a high level of expertise and experience to help us create and deliver a truly memorable Games.”

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