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19 July 2013

News - £9.9bn Olympic boost for Economy

By SalesProEd @ 09:05 :: 1197 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

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