Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

In July 2022, Birmingham will host the XXII Commonwealth Games, the largest multi-sport event to be held in England in 10 years. Approximately 6,500 athletes and team officials from 71 nations and territories across the Commonwealth will come together in a 12-day celebration of sport and culture. Events will take place across Birmingham and the West Midlands, entertaining more than one million ticketed spectators and reaching a global broadcast audience of more than one billion.

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Each of the signatories to the Host City Contract (HCC); the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), UK Government, Birmingham City Council and Commonwealth Games England (CGE) together with the Organising Committee (OC) have key roles role in the planning and delivery of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, both individually and collectively to ensure that the 2022 Commonwealth Games and the host community legacies derived from hosting the Games are a huge success.

The parties to the HCC have established Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Ltd as the Organising Committee (‘OC’). The scope of the OC’s role is broad and complex and ranges from ensuring the physical readiness of the venues and temporary facilities, to the planning, coordination and delivery of more than 40 operational functions such as transport, security and catering to meet the needs of the Games, including the athletes, technical officials, spectators, press, broadcasters and other Games Family and stakeholders.

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