Getting my feet wet in Sochi…
As many of you reading this may know, Cantrav is no stranger to sourcing assets for the Olympics. Our clients rely on us to orchestrate transportation, secure hotel rooms and hospitality venues, and, essentially act as their local experts.
It’s only natural that I would visit Sochi to familiarize myself with the place, the people and the inevitable challenges unique to every host city. After my frequent visits, I often find myself fielding questions about my take on what to expect in 2014.
I have prepared a series of posts exploring what I’ve observed after a considerable number of visits to the region. Over time, I’ve begun to accumulate impressions of the people, the city and the dynamics surrounding the Games. I believe this understanding will translate into success for our clients, and I am happy to share it.
That said, Sochi is nothing if not complicated. Some posts may seem a bit long for the “blogosphere” – but not everything can be explained in 140 characters or less. So you’ll have to bear with me, because I believe that the history, geography and bureaucracy particular to the region will shape the Games of 2014.
More on Wednesday!
Interested in learning more about the Cantrav Olympic Experience? We’ve created a valuable, 28 page booklet on our experiences in operating corporate hospitality programs during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. Download it here.