The UK has experience that is second to none, enhanced further by being involved in over seventy major sporting events since London 2012, as well as many events overseas.
A recognised reputation
From stadium design to communications, the UK has a proven expertise and reputation in every aspect of sports development and staging a major sporting event.
Supported by a world-leading infrastructure, football’s global appeal showcases a compelling spectacle of talent and passion, and the UK’s globally-renowned offer of football expertise.
The UK has a highly successful overlay industry, both at home and abroad. With a proud history of hosting Blue Riband sports events such as Wimbledon and the Grand National, the UK has long been home to reputable and highly professional overlay companies with tried and tested knowledge, prowess and expertise. Today, the UK excels across all aspects of the overlay sector, with world-class architects, designers, engineers, project managers, cost managers, consultants, commodity and service suppliers undertaking projects across the globe.
The UK is recognised as a global leader in the development and application of sport and physical activity policy, for both grassroots and elite sport. Examples of exemplary best practice are the development of a Code for Sports Governance, a new duty of care and safeguarding approach for young sportspersons; and participation campaigns like ‘This Girl Can’, which helps raise the activity levels of women.
The English Premier League (EPL) is broadcast to 1 billion homes in 188 nations and supports close to 100,000 jobs in the UK, generating broadcast revenue of more than £2.8 billion a year.