Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    2 / -10   City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>Sports

London Olympics to generate extra 1 bln pounds for British busniess

(Xinhua)

10:25, January 11, 2012

LONDON, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The coming 2012 London Olympic Games will generate more than one billion pounds of additional revenue for British businesses, said Britain government on Tuesday.

Britain believed Olympic Games are the greatest business networking event in the global calendar where companies from all over the world will come to London to meet, interact and do business. To take full advantage of this unique opportunity to deliver a worthwhile and lasting business legacy across Britain, the government will be hosting the biggest ever investment conference Britain has ever seen.

Prime Minister David Cameron said: "A wide range of British companies will be involved alongside the world's leading business figures in this exciting programme of events, putting the UK at the forefront of efforts to resolve the economic challenges that face us all."

"We are working hard to make sure the whole country can seize this once in a generation opportunity. We expect these events to generate at least 1 billion pound for British businesses and they are vital to our efforts to secure a long-term return to sustainable growth," he added.

Britian has developed a Games time programme of networking opportunities, conferences, summits, seminars and face- to-face meetings for British and international businesses.

As the platform for showcasing international business partnerships and the best of British expertise and skill, the Olympics conference series is the key element of this programme running from the eve of the Games on July 26th to end of the Paralympics on September 7th.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:梁军)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Microsoft CEO gives keynote speech at CES in Las Vegas

  2. Kelantan FA beats Lions XII 2-1 at Malaysia Super League

  3. Matchmaker lines up right catch for seniors

  4. Miniature creations exhibited in Hong Kong

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. High-level visits can boost Sino-US ties
  2. S.Korea, China can pull up from their nosedive
  3. Helping Iran weather a looming storm
  4. Give up copying US standards without question
  5. How to make 3 billion trips in 40 days
  6. Greater say needed on yuan's convertibility
  7. Much ado about new stamps and dragons
  8. China takes frank, open stand on Myanmar issue

What's happening in China

Volunteers ease burden of train travel

  1. Overseas Chinese look for love at home
  2. Woman with 70 pets defies police
  3. Thick smog shrouds skies over capital
  4. Matchmaker lines up right catch for seniors
  5. Taxi driver killed as China police open fire

PD Online Data

  1. Yangge in Shaanxi
  2. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  3. The drum dance in Ansai
  4. Shehuo in Baoji City
  5. The dragon dance