On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Mediterranean Games, the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games has concluded a very important partnership agreement with Microplus Informatica, a pioneer in the provision of high-tech services based in Italy. Microplus Informatica is the first company to be included in the newly established commercial program of the ICMG, in the category “Timing & Scoring and Data Management Services”.
The agreement of the ICMG with Microplus Informatica benefits both parties as the objective is the significant improvement of the Mediterranean Games and of the Mediterranean Beach Games, by offering to host cities high-quality technological services to ensure a good organization.
The ICMG President Amar Addadi welcomed this new collaboration: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Microplus Informatica to the large family of the Mediterranean Games. This agreement, in addition to its essential importance, both economic and operational, comes at a time when World Sport is severely affected by the effects of the pandemic. It also bears a special symbolism, as it coincides with the celebration of the 70 years of the Mediterranean Games. The ICMG must take a resolute step forward towards progress and modernity, by investing in technology, innovation and the use of interactive programs, with the aim of improving the Games and providing better services to the National Olympic Committees and the Athletes.
The experience of Microplus in Sport and the know-how acquired in major international multisport events augur well for a successful organization of the Mediterranean Games of this decade. I would like to thank Microplus Informatica for the confidence shown in the ICMG”.
On behalf of Microplus Informatica, Mauro Cedrani stated: “Exactly 70 years from the first Mediterranean Games in Alexandria in 1951, I am proud that Microplus has partnered with the ICMG to provide sustainable and innovative solutions to all the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, for the period 2021-2026.
Furthermore, for Microplus, this partnership is part of an international consolidation project of the company that has gained important market shares in the sports sector over the last years and which allows Microplus to be included among the most qualified companies to provide solutions at an international level, especially as regards multisport events “.
About the ICMG
The International Committee of the Mediterranean Games is the emanation of the 26 duly affiliated Mediterranean National Olympic Committees, all recognized by the International Olympic Committee. Its role is to promote Sports and Olympism, as well as the ideals and values they embody, in the countries of the Mediterranean Basin.
The ICMG has the exclusive property of the Mediterranean Games and of the Mediterranean Beach Games and owns all rights relating to the games, as well as all rights relating to their organization, exploitation, broadcasting and reproduction by any means whatsoever. The Mediterranean Games are held every four years and constitute for the Mediterranean countries the most important multicultural sporting event after the Olympic Games.
The next editions of the Mediterranean Games are scheduled in Oran (Algeria) in 2022 and in Taranto (Italy) in 2026. The Mediterranean Beach Games will be held in Pesaro (Italy) in 2023. The ICMG is based in Athens (Greece).
MICROPLUS is a high-technology company, based in Torino (Italy), with branch offices in Milan, Paris, Lausanne, Prague covering all areas from Timing, Scoring, Data Processing Services, CIS services, TV and Virtual graphics for single-sport and multisport events worldwide.
In recent years, Microplus has provided its solutions and services to major international events such as the 2019 Winter and Summer Universiades, 2019 Minsk European Games, 2019 FINA World Master Championships, 2019 Minsk Summer EYOF, Giro d’Italia (2000-2019), 2017 IOC Congress, 2021 FINA Olympic qualification tournaments, 2020 FINA Marathon World Cup Events, LEN European Championships (last decade), Jeux de la Francophonie 2009-2017, Islamic Solidarity Games 2017, IAAF World Championships 2011, etc.