Posts Tagged ‘OGI’

Robert VanWynsberghe. Photo credit: Martin Dee

2010 Winter Olympics provided economic and cultural boost

Oct. 25, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

British Columbia’s economy grew in 2010 with new businesses, jobs and an increase in visitor spending, all likely related to the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, says a University of British Columbia study that measured the impact of the Games.

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Tables turned: UBC-IOC survey questions international media about 2010 Winter Games

Feb. 27, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

As part of the world’s first Olympic Games Impact (OGI) study, University of British Columbia researchers are required by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to survey the views of international media covering the 2010 Winter Games. Media from outside Canada are invited to complete a short, confidential four-question survey at: Beginning with the 2010 Winter Games, [...]

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Looking back, looking forward: UBC experts analyze 2010 Games, look ahead to London and Sochi

Feb. 25, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

As the 2010 Olympics draw to a close, UBC experts will be available to analyze the Vancouver Games and look ahead to the upcoming London and Sochi Games. ? Date/Time: Friday, Feb. 26, 3-4 p.m. ? Location: B.C. International Media Centre, Robson Square ? Room: Media Briefing Room Rob VanWynsberghe, Lead Researcher, UBC Olympic Games [...]

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