Official Provider of Games Information Systems for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Microplus has been appointed as the Official Provider of Games Information Systems for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Microplus will use their Games Information Systems including results data feed to help provide in-time and accurate results to the global fanbase through the Birmingham 2022 website and related partner channels.
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will see around 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete from 28 July until 8 August 2022. As the biggest sporting event ever to be held in the West Midlands, it is expected to attract more than a million spectators to the city and have a global TV audience of 1.5 billion.
Microplus is proud to be a provider to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and is committed to bringing people together by inspiring, engaging and connecting local communities with world-class athletes. Additionally, they bring a wealth of experience to the Games, previously being involved in a number of sporting events, including the European Games in Minsk and Summer Universiade in Napoli.
Mauro Cedrani, CEO of Microplus said:“We are thrilled to be working with Birmingham 2022 to provide the Games information systems and we are pleased to be working on another major multi-sport event. Promoting sport throughout the world is one of our key objectives at Microplus and we are delighted we can continue to do this at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.”
Adrian Corcoran, Chief Information Officer at Birmingham 2022, said: “It’s terrific to be welcoming Microplus as the Official Provider of Games Information Systems for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
The upcoming Games will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put the city, the region and its people on the global stage, and with the eyes of the world fixed on Birmingham this summer, the experience and expertise Microplus brings to the table will be essential in making sure we deliver a smooth and reliable Commonwealth Games.”
Commonwealth Games Federation Sport Director Ann-Louise Morgan said: “We are delighted to welcome Microplus as the Official Provider of Games Information Systems for Birmingham 2022. Microplus will play an integral role in helping to efficiently share all the competition results from 286 sessions across 19 different sports with the Games Global audience.“
Microplus has staff of over 200 people, with different backgrounds and experiences, who cover all areas from including Timing, Scoring, Data Processing, Technology, and Media. Microplus operate both nationally and internationally offering turn-key services to make any project a reality through extensive experience in the industry.
Microplus headquarters are in Marene, 40km south of Turin, with technical offices in Lausanne, and representative offices in Milan, Prague, Paris, and Dubai where they have established themselves as a supporting in timing/data providers since the 90’s.
About 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