Date set for Exeter Business Games Launch

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Authored by Florence Eggins
Posted Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 9:31am

The Exeter Business Games 2013 will be officially launched on Thursday, 31st January at an event hosted by Event Exeter at the Forum, University of Exeter.

Businesses in Exeter who are interested in finding out more about the Games are invited to this free event, where organisers will give an overview of the planned games along with details of how to sign up and the opportunity to do so.

The Exeter Business Games, which will run throughout May and June 2013, comprises of various corporate events such as Ten-Pin Bowling and River Boat racing and is open to any Exeter-based business.

The Games promote business networking and employee participation while raising funds for local charities via the Exeter Foundation. Last year, over £5000 was raised by Exeter Business Games participants.

Debbi Moore, Exeter Business Games co-ordinator, said: “The Games have gained popularity over the last couple of years and we look forward to welcoming both old and new teams for the forthcoming 2013 games.”

“After such a great year of sporting success, it’s great that business in Exeter can help to continue the legacy of 2012 through the Exeter Business Games. The 2013 Games promise to be a fantastic experience, offering  a mixed bag of lighthearted and fun events across the city while raising money for worthwhile local charities.” Debbi continued.

As well as hosting the launch event, Event Exeter has again been announced as the main sponsor of the Exeter Business Games 2013. As a commercially trading arm of the University, Event Exeter represents the University’s extensive portfolio of venues, which together provide an array of spaces suitable for any event from conferences to weddings.

Sarah Snow, Assistant Director of Campus Services commented: “We are absolutely delighted to be sponsoring the Exeter Business Games for the third year running. The health and wellbeing of our staff is an important factor in ensuring the success of our business, so it fits our own values perfectly – to have fun, try new activities and meet new people.”

Representatives from any Exeter based business are welcome to attend the launch event. Spaces are limited, so registration is needed by Tuesday, 15th January.

To register your company’s interest in the launch please email or call 0845 643 2385