The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games continues to grow as two further additions are made to the sponsor family. The two new providers join Birmingham 2022 at a crucial time, with less than five months to go until the opening ceremony.
The eyes of more than a billion people around the world will be fixed on the West Midlands this summer, and the resources and knowledge offered by these new sponsors will ensure an incredible showcase of sport, culture, and community events across the region.
FGH Security, an Official Stewarding Provider for Birmingham 2022, will use their wealth of experience to provide first-class stewarding services at Games’ venues across the West Midlands, including Cannock Chase, Sutton Park, University of Birmingham, Smithfield, West Park in Wolverhampton and St Nicholas Park in Warwick.
FGH Security are currently recruiting stewards for the upcoming Games. Anyone interested in helping deliver a world class Game experience for visitors at Birmingham 2022 should apply here. RE:ACT, an Official Military Veteran Provider for Birmingham 2022, will be deploying 500 Games Responders across four venues during Games time.
The RE:ACT Games Responders will consist predominately of military veterans and emergency service personnel, bringing their skills in public engagement to support the security workforce. It has opportunities available for those who want to play a key role in delivering the Games for a million spectators heading to Birmingham and the West Midlands this summer. Visit the RE:ACT website to sign up.
Nicola Barlow, Head of Sponsor Services at Birmingham 2022 said: ”FGH Security and RE:ACT join us at a very exciting moment before the start of the Games this summer. It’s fantastic to have two new providers join our growing sponsor family who will both be contributing to ensure we deliver a standout Games and one that reflects everything great about this city, region, and the Commonwealth.”
Commonwealth Games Federation CEO, Katie Sadleir, said: “We are delighted to welcome FGH Security and RE:ACT to the Commonwealth Sport Family as the journey towards Birmingham 2022 reaches its crucial final few months before the opening ceremony. Each sponsor will be helping us deliver an outstanding multi-sport event and a major success story for Birmingham and the West Midlands. It’s a testament to the Commonwealth Games brand that Birmingham 2022 continues to attract market leaders from across the UK and the world.”
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 15 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.
There is still a wealth of job opportunities in security available at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Staff will play an integral role in ensuring venue security, while actively engaging with spectators to create a safe and welcoming atmosphere. Applicants must be aged 18 or over and register their interest via the website.