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The team at Medway

We seek to take an active role in the successful delivery of major sports events hosted in Medway.

This support can range from recruiting and managing teams of volunteers and marketing and
promoting events to assisting with hosting logistics and the creation of the ‘show’.

We can offer you:Photo of the volunteers at the World Cup

  • A dedicated major sports events manager to assist with your arrangements, including links to local accommodation, transport, catering and technical infrastructure providers
  • Flexible approach to ensure the successful delivery of your event
  • Access to our army of event volunteers
  • Marketing support for your event to generate spectator interest and awareness
  • Link with the council’s events team for assistance with stewarding, safety, logistics and access to local approved contractors and suppliers
  • A commitment to maximising the legacy of the event through a schools and community sports development programme.

The team at Medway Sport has experience of bidding for, delivering and managing major international sporting events. Within the team we have experience of:

  • The Medway Sport team at the Sustainable Communities AwardsLeading teams in the delivery of Modern Pentathlon during the 2012 Olympics
  • Bidding for major international events
  • International event management
  • Working for UK Anti-Doping
  • Journalism, marketing and event promotion
  • Recruiting and managing teams of event volunteers
  • Community sports development delivering a legacy from major events.

This wealth of experience and can be utilised as much or as little as you wish and may be
subject to a fee or available as value-in-kind support.

“Medway is brilliant because of its geographical location and the team that’s behind it. That’s why I’ve got to shout so loud about them. They are forthcoming and take the initiative, and they are everything you would want them to be.”

Steve Backley, three-time Olympic medallist and former javelin world record holder