Minneapolis, 28 June, 2021: CWT Meetings & Events (the global M&E division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform) was the appointed sole accommodation sourcing partner of this year’s Volleyball Nations League taking place between 21 May – 27 June 2021 in Rimini, Italy. Working alongside the event’s organizing partners, RCS Sport & Events and FIVB and Volleyball World, CWT M&E has managed and coordinated on-site accommodation for 500 event athletes and 800 attendees comprising of event staff, officials, International Federations and TV production teams, who travelled from over 22 countries to attend and/or compete at the event.
CWT M&E Italy is one of the first meetings and events companies to be certified in contagion risk management by TÜV Rheinland earlier this year. With a strong track record in sustainability and health measures, having also been ISO 20121 accredited since 2019, CWT M&E managed the logistically complex task of sourcing, contracting, and managing accommodation across nine hotels for a total 28,000 room nights. With extensive sports experience, encompassing partnerships with the Italian Federation of Ice Sports, the National Italian Olympic Committee CIO, UEFA and Dorna Sports, CWT M&E’s specialist sports management team is at the event’s helm.
“We are thrilled to play an instrumental part in this year’s event, which is an important staple in the global volleyball calendar,” said Armando Mastrapasqua, Commercial Director CWT Meetings & Events Southern Europe.
“As one of the first competitive volleyball events to physically take place this year, it has been nothing short of a privilege to be a pivotal partner for the Volleyball Nations League,” Mastrapasqua concluded.
CWT Meetings & Events (M&E) is an award winning global corporate events management service. Representing all industry sectors, CWT M&E delivers comprehensive live, virtual and hybrid event solutions for thousands of customers every year. Ranging from end to end productions of some of the world’s largest and complex global conferences, through to intimate national teambuilding experiences.
CWT is a Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform. Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected – anywhere, anytime, anyhow – and, across six continents, we provide their employees with innovative technology and an efficient, safe, and secure travel experience.