Arena Americas Supports 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, FL
Arena Americas supported the Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, ill, and injured Service men and women, both active duty and veteran. The Games took place in May 2016 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL. Over 500 military competitors from 15 nations participated in 10 sporting events.
Arena Americas supplied rental equipment for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies venue, Jaguar Land Rover Driving Experience, Track and Field, and the Aquatics venue. Equipment included clearspan structures, frame tents, flooring, doors, lighting, and HVAC. For event sponsor, Jaguar Land Rover, Arena supplied a 6m x 12m (20’ x 40’) clearspan structure, hard wall, glass wall, doors, level Biljax flooring with overdecking and premium carpet, ADA compliant ramps and handrails, lighting, and HVAC.
“We were honored to be chosen to support the Invictus Games as it represents the service and sacrifice of all the men and women who have put their lives on the line for the safety of others,” said Jimmy Parks, VP of Southeast Region for Arena Americas. “The Invictus Games show the importance of healing through sport and highlight the tenacity and perseverance of these amazing Service members and we couldn’t be more proud to have participated in this event.”
Arena Americas specializes in providing a full line of event rental products and services, including tents, clearspan structures, lighting, flooring, staging, tables, chairs, linen, china, flatware, glassware, food service and catering equipment.
For more information on our role in the Invictus Games, please contact us.