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East Midlands Chamber News

Going for Gold

London's successful bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games promises to provide 100's of business opportunities, not just in London but across the whole of the UK.Businesses are now in the race to secure lucrative contracts after London’s surprise victory. The Olympic committee have been urged to make sure small firms as well as large firms can benefit in the expected business boom."The development of Olympic Games and Paralympic Games infrastructure and supply of goods and services will provide unique opportunities for businesses across many sectors right around the United Kingdom," said Sebastian Coe, chairman of London 2012The Olympic Games will present numerous business-related opportunities in many areas ranging from tourism, manufacturing, retailing, sports, transport, human services, security, environment, administration, hospitality, construction, IT, marketing and communications, logistics and many other sectors and industries.Becoming part of the Olympic Games will benefit businesses in more ways than one, it will not only boost the economy but will provide invaluable networking opportunities and links both here and internationally with new clients and suppliers.To see what your business can offer the Olympic Games visit www.lda.gov.uk or http://www.tfi.gov.uk where the most recent tendering opportunities will be available.