31 Jan 2018
The teams participating in the Glasgow Professional Services qualifying event for Scotland’s business five-a-side tournament have been announced, with time still available for companies to get involved.
Business Fives winter season supported by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and will host the event on the 6th February in the city.
Business Fives, is now entering its fourth season as the winter season takes in four Scottish cities for the first time - Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee - with teams competing for a place in the grand final back in Glasgow on 14 March.
Building on its year-on-year success having worked with more than 300 firms and raised over £30,000 for charities since launching in 2016.
Like the summer season, tournament organisers have committed to donating 10 per cent of all its revenue to charity with the winning team securing a bumper donation for their charity of choice.
Business Fives boasts some famous ex-players and sporting celebrities as ambassadors including footballer turned businessman Lee Mair, Sky Sports pundit and ex-Celt Andy Walker, former Rangers captain Ally Dawson, BBC Pundit Tam McManus along with TV presenter David Tanner.
Tournament founder and Business Fives managing director John McClarey - who also organised a highly-successful inaugural Business Fours golf tournament - says it's a great opportunity for businesses to meet some new connections, bond with colleagues outside of the office, get fit and raise money for charity
The Glasgow Professional Services heat
Here's where and when the event is taking place and which firms are involved to date
Professional Services Heat Tuesday 6th February – SoccerWorld, Glasgow
Companies involved: Vodafone, Michael Page, AutoRek x2, Gleeds, Shepherd + Wedderburn, Aggreko, iomart, MBN Solutions