Now the dust has settled, and we have our champions for the inaugural Corporate Sports Championship, it’s time to look at the numbers!
It was a thrilling weekend-long competition that included over 2,000 participate in more than 20 sports, team-building, and family-fun activities, that ultimately saw du claim the title of the best performing company and win custody of the coveted Corporate Sports Shield until next year.
In collaboration with Dubai Sports Council and in aid of Friends of Cancer Patients, the championship got underway at the state-of-the-art facilities of the Swiss International Scientific School from February 22 to 23.
Over 15 industries were represented by more than 400 sports teams competing over the course of the weekend. The teams were made up of over 59 different nationalities, with female participation at 36% and male at 64%. Of all the professionals who competed, 72% were executives or in top management roles in their companies.
The results from the Corporate Sports Championship feedback survey were impressive. Participants scored their satisfaction with the tournament at 4.8 out of 5 with 98% saying they would wish to participate again next year. The total media and PR value is calculated at 3.2million USD and there were zero accidents and incidents over the course of the weekend.
The inaugural Corporate Sports Championship Dubai 2019 certainly solidified its reputation as The Ultimate Sports Day Experience!