NORTHRIDGE, Calif., July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world leader in crowd management and event security, is pleased to announce its partnership to provide services for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Founded in 1968, the Special Olympics World Games are held every two years and alternate between Summer and Winter Games. The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will take place July 25 – August 2 at various locations throughout Los Angeles, including the cities of Encino and Long Beach, UCLA, USC, Griffith Park, and Downtown Los Angeles. The Opening Ceremony will be hosted at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, a CSC client since 1975. Featuring 25 Olympic-style sports, this event will welcome 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 177 countries, as well as more than 500,000 spectators and 30,000 volunteers. The World Games will be the single largest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games.
CSC's international division, Contemporary International (CI), has provided services for many high profile events, including Atlanta 1996 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Dublin 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games, Athens 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Torino 2006 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Rio 2007 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, and Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Led by Roy Sukimoto, Tabiri Wilder, and Mike Ramirez, CSC Los Angeles provides services for clients including the Hollywood Bowl, Rose Bowl, StubHub Center, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, The Forum, Pauley Pavilion, Galen Center, UCLA, USC, CSULB Walter Pyramid, Grand Park, and City of Manhattan Beach and Torrance.
Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC) is the world leader in crowd management and event security for the entertainment and sporting event industries. Throughout its 48 years of experience, CSC has garnered a loyal and esteemed clientele base, including more than 150 stadiums and arenas, over 100 universities and colleges, more than 30 convention centers, and numerous clients within the professional ranks of MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, and NASCAR. CSC has also provided services for the world's most prestigious special events, including Collegiate Bowl Games, NCAA Final Four Tournaments, Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup, US Open Tennis, 30 Super Bowls, 9 Olympic Games, 4 Presidential Inaugurations, 2 Papal Visits, and 2 FIFA World Cups. CSC operates more than 50 branch locations throughout the United States and Canada. www.csc-usa.com
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