Aggreko powers back as a SportAccord Convention silver partner for the seventh year
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention is delighted to welcome back Aggreko as a Silver Partner and sponsor of the Aggreko Media Suite at this year’s World Sport & Business Summit taking place from 19-24 April 2015 at the Sochi Expocentre, Sochi, Russia.
Returning for the seventh year, Aggreko plc is the world leader in the supply of temporary power and temperature control solutions and employs over 7,700 people operating from 211 locations.
Commenting on the partnership, Alex DeValukhoff, Aggreko, Managing Director Russia, said: "Aggreko considers SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit to be one of the most significant international sporting conferences of the year, and as such has been supporting the event for seven years now. As sponsors of the event’s all important Media Suite, we are keen to ensure that sports organisations recognise our commitment to the industry."
Nis Hatt, Managing Director, SportAccord Convention commented: "The Aggreko Media Suite has always been a great success at SportAccord Convention and we’re delighted to have Aggreko supporting the Convention once more. The Media Suite offers a relaxed and comfortable setting, as well as a soundproofed studio for interviews, providing various options for organisations who wish to share breaking news, showcase research results, or conduct interviews. As leading providers of critical solutions in the industry, it’s fitting they should take a prominent support role in this yearly event."
At this year’s SportAccord Convention, Aggreko will also stage the Aggreko Driving Force Challenge, a racing competition with a selection of prizes for winners. On the final day, two Grand Prizes will be presented at a Champions Award Ceremony. The competitions and awards will take place at the Aggreko exhibition stand (41) and visitors will be able to compete on a first-come, first-served basis."
We have been providing temporary power and cooling solutions for over 50 years. Our impressive portfolio of repeat customers, includes the Olympics Games, FIFA World Cups and Formula 1, to name but a few, and highlights the strength of reputation Aggreko has earned over the years."
The SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit is a unique opportunity for key decision-makers in sport to engage with business leaders across 25+ industry sectors. The six day event features a three day conference, dynamic exhibition, LawAccord, City Forum, the SportAccord Convention Village and Sports Demo Zone, SportAccord Sport Awards, as well as hosting the annual general meetings of governing bodies of world sport.
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Owned by SportAccord, ASOIF, AIOWF, ARISF and AIMS, the SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit annually brings together representatives from more than 100 international sports federations and organisations affiliated to SportAccord (General Association of International Sports Federations), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations), AIOWF (Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations), and AIMS (Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord).
Aggreko plc is the world leader in the supply of temporary power and temperature control solutions. Aggreko employs over 7,700 people operating from 211 locations. In 2014 Aggreko served customers in about 100 countries, and had revenues of approximately GBP 1.6bn (USD 2.6bn or Euros 2.0bn). Aggreko plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L), is a member of the FTSE-100 index, and is headquartered in Scotland.
Aggreko provides power and temperature control solutions to customers who need them either very quickly, or for a short or indeterminate length of time. Examples would be the supply of power to an industrial site which needs to service its permanent power supply, supplying a whole city in times of power shortage, or providing a major sporting event with power and cooling systems.
In the Local business, Aggreko hire equipment to customers, who then operate it for themselves, although Aggreko retain responsibility for servicing and maintaining it. In the Power Projects business, Aggreko operate as a power producer. Aggreko install and operate power plants, and design and manufacture equipment specifically for these requirements, in their factory in Dumbarton, Scotland.
Recent customers include the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the XX Commonwealth Games, Cirque du Soleil and the power utilities in over 50 countries including the UK, France, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil and the USA.
In 2014, Aggreko fulfilled over 55,000 customers’ assignments and of those who responded to the research, 67% gave a recommendation of 9 or 10 out of 10.
For further information, visit: www.aggreko.com