Project Description

Pearce International Director Andrew McMenamin was selected as Venue Media Manager for the Athletes’ Village, a highly visible and interesting non-competition venue that hosted all the teams for the 71 nations and territories that competed, with bed spaces for 6,500.

The Village hosted many major celebrities including HM The Queen, TRH The Duke of Edinburgh, The Earl of Wessex, The Earl and Countess of Cambridge, and Usain Bolt.

The media centre provided a full range of facilities: press conference room, 2 small interview rooms, 60 station workroom, help desk and so on. Three media tours were organised for the world’s media, and the Village hosted many major celebrities including HM The Queen, TRH The Duke of Edinburgh, The Earl of Wessex, The Earl and Countess of Cambroverview-summaryidge, and Usain Bolt!