Power Requirements a Vital Consideration for Major Events

Power Requirements a Vital Consideration for International Major Events

28 May 2013 - Saint Petersburg, Russia: Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services will be demonstrating the “efficiency for every stage” concept at SportAccord Convention 2013, as it continues its partnership with the most important event on the international sports business calendar. Aggreko will be exhibiting at the Lenexpo Exhibition Centre in Saint Petersburg, presenting this new concept to senior executives and key decision makers responsible for delivering the world’s most iconic sporting events.

SportAccord brings together over 2000 leading representatives from international sport. It provides the global sports community with an unrivalled opportunity to gather in an exclusive networking environment, to build relationships, expand horizons and create positive change in world sport. Aggreko will be addressing this audience on the necessity and value of including the power requirements of an event into the earliest stages of major-event planning.

The designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists Aggreko employs design and deliver temporary power and temperature control systems to many of the world’s most high profile sporting and cultural events. Pooling this wealth of knowledge and experience, Aggreko is able to contribute towards creating positive change to the delivery of sport through designing power efficiency into an event bid, making sure venues are designed and built to take into account the additional temporary power requirements and that temporary power solutions are provided in a more sustainable way.

“Aggreko has a fantastic story to tell about how its people can design solutions that deliver massive improvements and efficiencies for those organising major sports events,” said Jonny Murch, Head of Marketing & Sales for SportAccord Convention. “They are proven to deliver valuable cost savings when a city or organising committee engages them at an early enough stage. SportAccord Convention is all about driving positive change in world sport, so we are delighted to partner with them to help spread their message about creating new efficiency for every stage of the major event lifecycle”.

“SportAccord represents an extremely powerful and highly relevant platform for Aggreko’s global events business as it allows us to showcase our capabilities and impressive record in powering major events to the industry’s key decision makers at one time, in a single location,” commented David de Behr, Head of Events Services, Aggreko EMEA. “Supporting such a prestigious event as SportAccord is an excellent match for our business objectives of helping our customers successfully deliver the world’s largest and most high-profile sporting events in the most efficient way possible.”


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Nicholas van Santen
PR & Communications Manager
Aggreko EMEA
T: +971 56 682 5978
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