Commonwealth Games here we come!

Wiz-Team selected as Official Software and Solutions Provider of the Core Games Management System for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games


Named as the Official Software and Solutions Provider for Core Games Management Systems, Wiz-Team will deliver a suite of fully integrated and customisable applications to deliver industry leading services inaccreditation, access control, sport entries and qualifications, and the baton relay.

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will see around 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete in 19 sports and 8 para-sports across 14 competition venues from 28 July until 8 August 2022. As the biggest event ever to be held in the West Midlands, it is expected to attract more than one million spectators to the city and have a global TV audience of 1.5 billion.

From head offices in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wiz-Team CEO Johann Woringer spoke of his excitement at securing such an important partnership agreement: “We are thrilled to have been selected as an official provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. We can’t wait to supply our innovative games-tested tools and event management expertise to deliver this world-class event.”

 Birmingham 2022 will use Wiz-Team’s all-in-one event management solution Event-Works, for time-saving and trusted tools to support the activation and management of over 80,000 accredited individuals across a Games ecosystem spanning more than 25 venues.  Event-Works will also serve as the organising committee’s cutting-edge tool to coordinate the entry and inscription of the 4,500 athletes competing next summer for the Games’ available 283 gold medals.

Adrian Corcoran, Chief Information Officer at Birmingham 2022, said: “It’s great to have Wiz-Team on board as they join us as our Official Software and Solutions Provider for Core Games Management Systems for Birmingham 2022. Their commitment and expertise will help us deliver a successful Games. In addition to playing a pivotal role in core Games management systems, it’s great to see that Wiz-Team are committed to working with us in hosting a sustainable Birmingham 2022.”

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JOHANN

CEO

As the founder and CEO of Wiz-Team, Johann has been a part of this adventure long before the start of the organisation 10 years ago. This dynamic and fast-growing company was born out of gap in the market Johann and his colleagues experienced as event managers in the early 2000s.  With little tools available to effectively manage the demands and challenges of data management for complex events, they decided to build their own solution. 

Shortly thereafter Johann created Event-Works and later Wiz-Team with the vision to deliver world class digital solutions built by event professionals for event professionals. From Wiz-Team headquarters in his hometown Lausanne, he oversees a global network of developers and experts, who support the organisations mission to empower event professionals through smart, intuitive, and innovative digital solutions. 

Johann’s expertise in event data management is outstanding.  He has delivered innovative event management solutions to every Olympic Games edition since 2004 alongside a range of other international events. Having worked across many sectors, including sports federations, the medical congress industry, corporate companies, and government agencies, he has acquired a wide-ranging background and an exceptional experience in various types and sizes of events. Before he set up Wiz-Team, Johann specialised in web and database development, as well as project management in the luxury industry, and teaching.

Johann holds an MBA in international management and speaks English, French and some German. In his spare time, he enjoys scuba diving, discovering the world on a motorbike, gaming and exploring new technologies.