Dubai: The International Cricket Council on Wednesday invited proposals from qualified companies for the event management of the 2011 World Cup opening ceremony which will be staged at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on February 17.
"The successful company or companies will be granted the responsibilities to organise and manage the delivery of the opening ceremony of what is the third biggest sporting event in the world," the ICC said in a statement.
"This will include the development of the creative content and production of the ceremony showcasing the sporting achievements, culture and people of the host nations as well as implementing all production and stage management and management of the accredited media attending the opening ceremony," it added.
A proven track record in opening ceremony production and event management is essential along with sufficient resources
and experience, the ICC said.
The deadline for submission of proposals is July 15, it added.