Toronto's Pan American Games - What's in it for us?!
As the Pan American Games wind down here in Guadalajara Mexico, the TO2015 team prepares to take that torch. Here's VP Allen Vansen talking earlier this month about what's in it for us.
First, I would like to share with you a tragic story from the local Guadalajara Reporter where dozens and dozens of cases of glorious Corona became casualities in a "fluke mishap" traffic accident.
Now that that's out of the way, this morning I realized I only have 3 unticked boxes on my hotel breakfast card, which means these Pan American Games are almost over. As the focus shifts to Toronto, the Ontario folk here are kicking into high gear.
The government of Ontario is hosting a number of events for Mexican business leaders, athletes and their families and sports dignitaries. Mayor Rob Ford is supposed to touch down in Guadalajara around 2 p.m. today. He's taking part in Sunday's hand over ceremony. This afternoon I'm heading out to the Omnilife Stadium for a sneak peek of our part of the closing ceremonies.
For tomorrow, I'll be taking a close look at how this Pan American Games benefited Guadalajara. Above, I've posted a video of TO2015's VP operations talking about what we can expect to gain.