Tag: WOC 2024

New Event Director for WOC 2024 appointed

We are delighted to announce that Andy Mitchelmore has been appointed as the new Event Director for WOC 2024.

“I’m excited to take on the Event Director role for WOC 2024 and to be working with key stakeholders and the passionate and knowledgeable members of the Orienteering community to deliver another world-class event in Scotland.    

Having held strategic and operational roles in the planning and delivery of major sporting events within the UK, Ireland and the Middle East for more than 20 years; I have successfully worked with National and International Federations from a range of sports, broadcasters, funding partners and sponsors.      

As an Edinburgh resident for most of my life, I am proud to have previously led the delivery of major elite and mass participation sporting events in my home city.  I am looking forward to continuing my relationships with City of Edinburgh Council, Historic Environment Scotland and EventScotland, and engaging trusted local suppliers to ensure the success of WOC 2024 in the Scottish Capital.”  

Community Conversation: Making the Most of WOC 2024 Project – Monday 8th May 7pm

For those who attended the Club Conference on 15th April, a short summary of the data gathered and project proposal for Making the Most of WOC 2024 was provided to aid discussions on the day. The SOA Board are however aware that for most members they may have engaged with the data gathering carried out but have not had the opportunity to hear more about the results and the proposal. To that end, as previously indicated there will be a community conversation taking place on Monday 8th May at 7pm online providing a summary of the work carried out by Baroudeur and allow a discussion on the data gathered.

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