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By Ngiste Abebe, Mary Trina Bolton, Maggie Pavelka, Morgan Pierstorff

In 2012, over 4 billion humans tuned in to monitor the London summer time Olympics. because the unmarried biggest mega-event on this planet, the Olympics has the ability to captivate the worldwide mind's eye. lengthy prior to athletes vie for a gold medal, despite the fact that, pageant among towns wanting to host the video games kicks off with a rigorous bid technique. The long and costly undertaking to host the Olympics is as high-stakes as any wearing occasion. instead of encouraging towns to chorus from bidding, Bidding for improvement takes a coverage technique that demanding situations stakeholders to bid responsibly and strategically in pursuit of concrete outcomes.

Every bid urban has the aptitude to speed up long term transportation improvement via a strategic and strong making plans technique. This publication concentrates at the phenomenon of repeat Olympic bids and the possibilities that can come from bidding, really for these towns that by no means win the video games. during this context, Bidding for Development explores the intersection among transportation infrastructure improvement, the Olympic bid method, and the ensuing legacies skilled by means of bid losers. The findings handle the imperative query: how can partaking within the Olympic bid technique speed up transportation improvement whatever the bid result?

In reaction, this booklet provides a Bid Framework outlining how and while towns may well use the bid to unite assets, align transportation priorities, and empower leaders to accomplish city improvement goals in training for the Olympic bid. The Bid Framework is then utilized to 2 case reports, Manchester and Istanbul, to ascertain each one bid loser's effectiveness in utilizing the bid procedure to catalyze transportation improvement. simultaneously, the booklet takes into account how the foreign Olympic Committee’s evolving bid rules and necessities relate to city improvement and confident social legacy. Bidding for Development supplies actionable techniques for all Olympic stakeholders to enhance the price of the bid procedure and transportation merits past the Games.

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In order to ensure a positive legacy, cities must realize that Olympic bids are as much a local bid for public buy-in as they are a global bid to host the world’s largest mega-event. Balancing local, regional, and international needs requires a significant amount of preparation outside of the extensive IOC bid process. Though IOC N. 1007/978-1-4614-8912-2_4, © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014 29 30 4 Bid Framework resources can aid cities in navigating the bid process, they do not provide cities with the means to balance the often-competing interests that are intrinsic to each bidding city.

References 1. Cashman R (2010) The centrality of legacy. Australian Centre for Olympic Studies. University of Technology Sydney 2. The Olympic Museum (2007) The Olympic movement. pdf. Accessed 20 Mar 2013 3. Kaplanidous K, Kostas K (2010) Understanding the legacies of a host Olympic city: the case of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. Sport Mark Q 19:111. pdf. Accessed 18 July 2013 4. Gold JR, Gold MM (2008) Olympic cities: regeneration, city rebranding, and changing urban affairs. Geogr Compass.

Salmon explains “in the 1990s, bid documents were more about packaging and presentation as substance,” but that the IOC is now “looking for more substance than anything” [33]. Salmon compares the bid process to a request for proposal (RFP) commenting that “cities can sing and dance and dress up their bid as much as they want but ultimately they must answer the questions presented to them by the IOC” [34]. The IOC’s shift toward quality over quantity is challenging bidders to perform at a higher level in the bid process.

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