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FIVB launches bidding process for 2017 World Grand Prix Finals

 
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 19, 2016 – The  FIVB has launched the bid process to select the city that will host the  FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals in 2017.  

Invitation for Bid - FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals 2017 (Group 1)

An important aspect of the FIVB 9 Goals, the bid process was initiated by the international federation to “implement a competitive, effective and sustainable bidding process” in order to provide interested host nations with an opportunity to develop the sport.

Bids for the annual FIVB competition, featuring the top women's national teams in the world, must be submitted by August 15, 2016.

Along with the bid submission process for the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals in 2017, interested parties can also access information on upcoming bids, their deadlines as well as relevant forms on the organisation’s dedicated bid page. Bidding documents for the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball World League Finals will be made available later this week.

The FIVB will accept bids from national federations, clubs, agencies, private promoters, cities and corporate sponsors and offers may technically be accepted for one or several events and single or multiple editions.

“The bidding process is crucial to the development and advancement of our sport,” said FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F°. “It is an open and transparent manner in which to ensure quality and efficiency in the organisation of our tournaments. We are here to help the organisers plan and execute a top level volleyball event, which will help take our sport to an even higher level of professionalism.”

Click here for the FIVB tournament bid process page.

For futher information about the bidding process, please contact:
Mr Mario Medeiros
Email: mario.medeiros@fivb.org / Telephone: +41 79 127 45 00

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