2016 - An Interesting Year Awaits
Date: 1/19/2016 12:50 PM
Published by : Tania Teoh
Three days of back to back meetings completed on Sunday, 17th January in the city center of Copenhagen. Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) kicked start the Olympic year by hosting the first Board of Directors (BoD) and Commissions Meetings for 2016 among the other events that are planned for this year.

All the Directors, external Commission Members and BEC staff who were present were very enthusiastic and were keen to share their ideas for the betterment of European badminton.  

´Now that we have completed the three days meeting, there are plenty of new implementations that need to be in place. The BEC office is already going through all the ideas from the Directors and Commission Members to plan our delivery. It will be an interesting year ahead and we are really looking forward to see the progress of our sport, ´stated Brian Agerbak, General Secretary of BEC. 

Pic: Member Structures Commission

Pic: Sport for All Commission

Numerous decisions have been made during the meetings and one of them is to increase the manpower at the BEC headquarters which is located in Copenhagen. The two new positions which were published are:

BEC Junior Manager (Communication), click here.

BEC Junior Manager (Finance & Administration), click here

Apart from the fruitful meetings, participants also had the chance to socialize during lunch breaks and dinners. Despite being busy with their professional occupation, the BEC Directors and Commission Members took the effort to be present in Copenhagen.

The next BoD and Commissions Meetings this year will be held in September and an advertisement to host this event will be published at the end of January. All 52 Member Associations are invited to bid for the rights to host.

To view the BEC Board of Directors, click here.

To view the BEC Commissions, click here.

Photo credit: Hotel Copenhagen Island and Badminton Europe

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