The Minister of Culture, Tourism and Sports, Pedro Alberto Cruz, Deputy Mayor of Cartagena, Agustín Guillén, and territorial president of Caja Mediterráneo, Ã ngel Martínez, attended this morning the signing of the agreement by the CAM becomes the main sponsor of the Cartagena test Audi Med Cup, the leading professional sailing worldwide.
Caja Mediterraneo offers its sponsorship for the third year running, with a contribution of 140,000 euros, to allow the dispute Trophy Region of Murcia Caja Mediterráneo, to be held in Cartagena from 24 to 29 August within the circuit being held at five ports in four countries.
Coinciding with the celebration of the sporting event is to develop a broad program of activities and entertainment will fill the port of Cartagena from Saturday 21 until the day he finishes the race.
Parallel programming competitions and will feature sports exhibitions, activities for young audiences and shows in the participating groups and institutions such as the Carthaginians and Romans, the Carnaval de Cartagena and the Armed Forces.
The passage of the Audi Med Cup is great benefit to Cartagena because economic activity is the presence of crews, public organization and must be added the enormous global reach of the benefits granted to the host ports.
Organizers valued at 24.6 million euros the impact it had last year, the Audi Med Cup in the media.
The municipal budget available this year to address the costs of organizing the race, hiring staff, rental of facilities and scheduling of all parallel activities that will fill the port from August 21, is 600,000 euros.
On the other hand, following the success of the two previous years, the Audi MedCup loaded again Cartagena news.
Organizers, sponsors and owners involved in the world's leading regatta circuit are committed in a common effort to enhance performance and competitiveness of the TP52, promote the success of the GP42 Series, and further enhance the return for sponsors Series both teams.
The Audi Med Cup began to be played in Cascais (Portugal) on 11 May and end in Sardinia on September 25 after having passed through Marseilles, Barcelona and Cartagena.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena