A lasting legacy

How major sporting events can drive positive change for host communities and economies

A lasting legacy: How major sporting events can drive positive change for host communities and economies
This podcast looks at the benefits and challenges of hosting a major event and provide insights to ensure success in all stages of the event lifecycle—from prebid to post legacy.

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Hosting major sporting and entertainment events can elevate the host country or city’s global stature, accelerate its economic, political, and social development, and improve its competitiveness. The point of view “A lasting legacy: How major sporting events can drive positive change for host communities and economies” looks at the benefits and challenges of hosting a major event and provide insights to ensure success in all stages of the event lifecycle—from prebid to post legacy.

Hear co-authors Greg Pellegrino,  DTT, Public Sector Industry Leader and Heather Hancock, Managing Partner, Innovation and Brand, Global Lead Client Service Partner for Olympic Services, Deloitte UK, discuss these insights with Alan Peretz, Partner, and Lead Client Service Partner for theOlympics and Paralympics Vancouver Organizing Committee, Deloitte Canada.

Highlights

  • Impact of a major event
  • The importance of the postevent legacy
  • How governments can use major events to promote long-term economic development
  • Considerations for planning and hosting a secure event
  • The role of security in a global event
  • Lessons learned from working with the London 2012 Olympics and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

Guests

  • Greg Pellegrino, Global Public Sector Industry Leader, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • Heather Hancock, Managing Partner, Innovation and Brand, Global Lead Client Service Partner for Olympic Services, Deloitte United Kingdom
  • Alan Peretz, Partner, and Lead Client Service Partner, Olympics and Paralympics Vancouver Organizing Committee, Deloitte Canada

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Report: A lasting legacy: How major sporting events can drive positive change for host communities and economies
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