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19 July 2013

News - £9.9bn Olympic boost for Economy


By SalesProEd @ 09:05 :: 836 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating
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The London 2012 Games has showed that Britain not only has world-class athletes but also the world-class expertise, knowledge and innovation to deliver the most high profile event in the world on time and on budget.

London 2012 – Delivering the Economic Legacy report shows how we are harnessing the Olympic momentum. One year on there is:

£9.9 billion of economic benefit from Olympic related activities including:
- 31,000 new jobs,
- £5.9bn of additional sales from Olympic related activity such as the British Business Embassy,
- £2.5 billion boost to inward investment,
- £120 million in deals from the upcoming World Cup and Olympic events in Brazil won by UK companies,
- 60 contracts won by UK companies for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and 2018 Russia World Cup.

Read the report and hear how businesses are benefitting from their Olympic activities at
http://bit.ly/15lBVVj

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