Decision on selection of host city for The World Games 2021
Date: Thursday, 22/01/2015, 11:15 am = Location: Mövenpick Hotel
Avenue de Rhodanie 4, 1000 LAUSANNE = Switzerland
Birmingham (USA), Lima (Peru) and Ufa (Russia) have applied to the International World Games Association (IWGA) to host the 11th edition of our multi-sport event in 2021. At a Press Conference in Lausanne at 11:15 on Thursday 22 January, the International World Games Association will announce the name of the Host City for The World Games 2021. Hermann Kewitz
IWGA President José Perurena will announce the result of the Executive Committee’s vote immediately after its meeting in the Mövenpick Hotel in Lausanne, on 22 January at 11:15 am. The members of delegations from the candidate cities will be present during the official announcement. This announcement is subject to successful negotiation of contractual conditions, and subsequent confirmation by the IWGA‘s AGM in April 2015.
We hereby invite you to attend this Press Conference. After the official proceedings, there will be an opportunity to ask questions of the IWGA Board, headed by President José Perurena, and the delegations from the three cities.
In addition, at your request, we can provide you with photos of the ceremony and with a press release including official statements and a short portrait of the city that will host The World Games 2017.
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Hermann KewitzPress Officer