The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has announced the addition of two new companies to its portfolio of sponsors.
Security solution and crowd management company FGH Security has been announced as the official stewarding provider and, as such, will provide services at venues across the West Midlands during the games.
Additionally, humanitarian charity RE:ACT has been announced as the official military veteran provider. Under terms of the agreement, RE:ACT will deploy 500 'Games Responders' across four venues in order to support the security workforce.
According to a statement, 'the Games Responders will consist predominately of military veterans and emergency service personnel'.
Both FGH Security and RE:ACT are actively recruiting ahead of the Games which begin 28th July.
Nicola Barlow, Head of Sponsor Services at Birmingham 2022 said, "FGH Security and RE:ACT join us at a very exciting moment before the start of the Games this summer. It’s fantastic to have two new providers join our growing sponsor family who will both be contributing to ensure we deliver a standout games and one that reflects everything great about this city, region, and the Commonwealth.”
Katie Sadleir, Commonwealth Games Federation CEO, added, “We are delighted to welcome FGH Security and RE:ACT to the Commonwealth Sport Family as the journey towards Birmingham 2022 reaches its crucial final few months before the opening ceremony. Each sponsor will be helping us deliver an outstanding multi-sport event and a major success story for Birmingham and the West Midlands. It’s a testament to the Commonwealth Games brand that Birmingham 2022 continues to attract market leaders from across the UK and the world.”