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Swap your desktop with your football top this summer

Posted: 22nd June 2018

The 2018 Summer Season of the award-winning Business Fives’ popular business five-a-side tournament kicks off soon. For the first time they are extending their reach to football loving professionals across five Scottish cities with 4 events in the Capital.

With continued support from Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce the Professional Services Event will take place on Tuesday 21st August.  The event allows companies a unique opportunity to change the office for the football pitch, turn colleagues into team mates and make some new connections with the teams they are playing alongside all whilst raising money for charity at the same time.

Edinburgh Professional Services Event

Business Fives will have Construction, Housing & Property, Technology & IT and Financial Services event in the city before the Professional Services event with 11 events throughout Scotland before returning to Edinburgh for the National Final on September 26th.

The tournament boasts well known ambassadors including former stars Gordon Smith, Andy walker, Pat Stanton and Gary Mckay and personalities BBC pundit Tam McManus along with David Tanner.

The Professional Services event will see companies from across Edinburgh try to take the title from the reigning champions, Anderson Strathern.

Each business taking part will be asked to nominate a charity partner to play for and will compete not just for the title of champions but for a bumper donation from Business Fives. With an aim to raise more that £25,000 Business Fives will continue to donate 10% of revenue to the champions chosen charity.

A range of companies from the sector have already signed up with Shepherd Surveyors, Tax Assist and Wood MacKenzie so far.

Want to get involved?

If your Business is interested in getting involved in the events there are full details of the Summer 2018 Season on the Business Fives website here.


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