|Leipzig wins bid for 2013 Competition!|
WorldSkills Competition 2013 to be hosted by Germany in Leipzig.
At a special General Assembly at WorldSkills Calgary 2009 on August 31, the WorldSkills International Members voted Germany to be the host for the 42nd WorldSkills Competition in 2013. It was a close race as SkillsGermany grabbed the win with 23 to 22 victory.
Both Germany and France were vying for the right to host the 2013 WorldSkills Competition. They both offered outstanding facilities and attractions that would provide a first class event plus unique cultural experiences. Via a voting process, Germany was declared the winner.
Dr. Theodor Niehaus, President of the Board of SkillsGermany presented the Leipzig 2013 bid in front of WorldSkills International Members, eager to win over the majority of votes. Amongst other outstanding topics, Germany promised:
Germany is a business and services destination and is promoting a skills respect culture that is essential to economic success. Hosting the WorldSkills Competition will provide a great marketing and exposure boost towards supporting Germany’s goals in this direction.
|Last Updated ( Tuesday, 01 September 2009 )|