Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - Chairman of World Cup Saint Lucia Inc. Dr.
James Fletcher is leading in local delegation to the fourth venue summit for
Cricket World Cup 2007. This special meeting of chairpersons and chief executive
officers of Cricket World Cup Local Organising Committees (LOCs) is being held
in Orlando, Florida from February 02nd to 05th 2005.
At that meeting the members of the LOCs from the Caribbean region will be
brought up to date on the preparations at the regional level for the hosting of
the ICC Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean in 2007. While in Florida the LOC
representatives will be exposed to the wide range of activities and issues
involved in the preparation of the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is one of the
biggest one-day sporting events in the USA, where issues of security,
transportation, accreditation, VIP hospitality and match-day operations are
addressed in a highly sophisticated manner.
The Saint Lucia delegation also includes the venue development director Claudius
Francis and architect Claude Guillaume who will lead the work on the upgrade of
the Beausejour Cricket Ground in preparation for CWC 2007.