07 Nov 2018
Business Fives kicks off in Glasgow in just over 2 weeks time with the first of 2 events in the city this winter supported by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.
The summer season of Business Fives raised over £20,500 for charities across Scotland and the winter season aims to match this amount and help expand the positive impact on communities across Scotland as a result of the corporate football events.
Glasgow firms have a choice of two qualifying events with the first on Wednesday 21st November and the second in the New Year to be held on Friday 8th February. The five a side events for football loving firms will take in 3 English cities for the first time before the tournament concludes with the national final in Edinburgh in March where the national business five-a-side winter champions will be crowned.
We are pleased to once again be partnering with the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce following the success of the partnership in recent years. Getting the chance to bring the sector together while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle is fantastic and given the companies already signed up for the November events in Glasgow that include Santander, ScottishPower, Multiplex, FDM Group, ENVA, SQA, NL Leisure, Scottish Gas Networks it promises to be another great event.
As a socially conscious enterprise Business Fives have again committed to awarding the winning team with a bumper donation to their chosen charity of 10 per cent from all of the event’s revenue.
The corporate football events with a charitable impact have a host of stellar clients and are an excellent opportunity for teambuilding and networking for footie loving firms as well as raising money for charity simultaneously.
Since launching in 2016, Business Fives have seen year-on-year success having worked with over 500 companies and raising £64,000 for charities in the process.
Business Fives ambassadors former Rangers star and ex-SFA boss Gordon Smith, ex-Celtic star turned scout Tosh McKinlay will be along at the Glasgow events for a Question and Answer session at the drinks reception.
Tournament founder and Business Fives managing director John McClarey - who also organises a highly-successful Business Fours golf tournament – says “the events have proven to be a very big hit in Glasgow and we are looking forward to kicking off our winter events in the city. We’ve been really impressed at the charitable efforts from the city of Glasgow that has lived up to its reputation of having communities at the heart of their work. Given the mix of companies we’ve had involved it promises to be another good networking opportunity.”
The Glasgow Events:
There will be two events taking place in Glasgow this winter:
Wednesday 21st November – Soccerworld, Glasgow
Friday 8th February – Soccerworld, Glasgow