The round table on the topic « Mechanisms for the development of corporate sports » at the forum « Russia – a sports power » was held by the president of the All-Russian Physical Culture and Sports Society « Labor Reserves » Ilya Galaev The ninth International Sports Forum « Russia-a sports power » was held in Kazan on September 8-9. On the first day of the congress, the president of the All-Russian Physical Culture and Sports Society « Labor Reserves », Russia WFCS Member, Ilya Galaev held a meeting on the topic « mechanisms for the development of corporate sports » in the format of a round table. The discussion was attended by Maxim Urazov, Director of the Department of Physical Culture and Mass Sports of the Ministry of Sports of Russia, Ruslan Khabibov, Minister of Sports of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Boris Paikin, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture, Sports, Tourism and Youth Affairs, as well as representatives of commercial and non-profit organizations such as PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, ANO Atom-Sport, the Russian Computer Sports Federation, as well as Mr. Didier Besseyre, President of the World and European Federation for Company Sport.
During the round table, effective forms of involving employees of various enterprises and organizations in systematic physical culture and mass sports were discussed.
« Corporate sports is actively developing now. There is a lot of attention to it. This is indeed the contingent of people (the economically active population) that we need to involve in systematic sports activities in order to improve the health of the nation, so that citizens themselves become more successful at their enterprises and organizations. Now we are at the beginning of the road, so we encourage everyone to join and get involved in the development of corporate sports. And only by joint efforts will we achieve our goal, » Ilya Galaev stressed.
The President Didier Besseyre stated that “The recent months have also transformed a lot our way of living, our way of thinking, our way of working and our way of practicing sport. I am 100% convinced that after these hard months, there is an opportunity to develop models of company sport taking care of health, wellbeing, management, social relationships, company culture. We have a big challenge to face especially with the development of teleworking but thanks to digital tools for example, we are able to be ready for fighting against sedentariness, that kills much more than cigarettes. “ He also invited all participants to visit Athens and enjoy 3rd World Company Sport Games from 6th until 10 October 2021.
During the discussion, the participants of the round table shared the best practices of corporate events, discussed the development of personnel patriotism in the company based on sports and a healthy lifestyle. At the end of the meeting, Ilya Galaev, the president of the « Labor Reserves », invited everyone to participate in the discussion and formation of initiatives within the framework of creating a concept for the development of corporate sports in Russia. You only need to fill out an application. Recall that the goal set by the president is that by the 30th year at least 70% of Russians can systematically engage in sports.