Event Connect, part of the Abellio Group who specialise in bus and coach transportation, are the latest national supplier for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, which will be held at Arena Birmingham from the 1 to 4 March. The company will provide tailored transport services for athletes, officials and guests throughout the four-day event.
Championships Director, Joan Durose, said: “We are very pleased to have Event Connect involved. With their years of experience, we can be sure of top-quality transport services for the athletes and team officials during the Championships. This is a crucial element of any major event as we need reliable transport that can get competitors to and from the airport, training venues and Arena in comfort and as promptly as possible.”
The team at Event Connect has decades of expertise between them, in event transport, event operations, ticketing, safety and compliance planning. They also provide on-the-ground support via their network of local regional transport planners and suppliers, ensuring they use their expertise to integrate a transport plan seamlessly into any event.
Nadia Hutchison, UK Bus Manager, Event Connect, said: “We are thrilled that Event Connect will be working alongside the local organising committee and the IAAF to provide event transport for the athletes and officials for what will undoubtedly be one of the biggest dates on the athletics calendar this year. We know from experience how important it is to get the ‘behind the scenes’ details right for any event and that’s why we are on board; to provide first-class transport and to ensure that everyone enjoys their experience from start to finish.”
The IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 is jointly organised by Birmingham City Council and British Athletics on behalf of the IAAF (the International Association of Athletics Federations).
Tickets for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 are selling fast but there are currently still some available and these are mainly for the first session on the evening of Thursday 1 March.
Each session is packed with athletics action and the opening night will see three straight finals with the medals in the women’s high jump, men’s high jump and women’s 3000m all up for grabs.