Special Olympics breakfast invite to showcase Sheffield National Games 2017

Date: 13 Sep 2016

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Special Olympics breakfast invite to showcase Sheffield National Games 2017

Special Olympics breakfast to showcase Sheffield National Games 2017

Date: 13th September 2016

Location: Copthorne Hotel, Sheffield

Time: 8.00 AM – 09.30 AM



Special Olympics Great Britain’s National Summer Games is the country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities. As our flagship event, it is held every 4 years and represents a huge opportunity to showcase the abilities of children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The athletes compete at national level, experiencing personal achievements, enabling them to achieve health and fitness, make friends, travel and socialise.

Between 7th – 11th August 2017, the 10th National Summer Games will take place in the City of Sheffield across a number of sporting venues. 2,600 athletes with intellectual disabilities of all ages/abilities will come together over 4 days of competition, supported by 750 coaches, 900 volunteers and over 6,000 family and friends. A spectacular Olympic-style Opening Ceremony will kick-off the event at Bramall Lane Stadium, with 15,000+ guests.


The 2017 National Summer Games is already creating a wealth of interest in sports opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities from across the Yorkshire and Humberside region. The Games are a fantastic opportunity for the community of Sheffield and the surrounding areas to come together and be part of one GB’s biggest disabled sporting events of 2017.

Come along and meet Special Olympics athletes, learn about the global Special Olympics movement and how your company can get involved in the Games next summer.

Corporate Partnership & Sponsorship Opportunities

Our corporate partners and sponsors are the lifeblood of the Games and can expect benefits to include:

  • Branding activation across the City of Sheffield/throughout sporting venues.
  • Media and PR coverage (ITV, BBC and regional press and radio are media partners).
  • Unique employee involvement opportunities (volunteering, stewarding, presenting medals to athletes).
  • Unique VIP/hospitality for clients and opportunity to attend Opening Ceremony and all sport.

www.sheffield2017.org.uk – #SeeingIsBelieving



08:00 – 08:15 – Registration & Breakfast

08:15 – 09:00 – Showcase of the National Summer Games 2017, Q&A with the athletes

09:00 – 09.30– Networking, meet the athletes

09:30 – Finish

Venue: Copthorne Hotel, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4SU

Parking – Free Parking is available at the hotel

Location: Copthorne Hotel

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Bookings are closed for this event.