The 2012 Tour of Beijing will be organised jointly by a Local Organising Committee and Global Cycling Promotion (GCP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the UCI.
Based at the world cycling centre in Aigle, Switzerland, GCP is an essential element in the strategy for the globalisation of road cycling and the reinforcement of the disciplines Olympic status by the UCI.
For the Tour of Beijing, GCP will provide technical knowledge and experience and will guarantee the event develops in accordance with the UCI’s strategy.
Backed up by Chinese Sports Authorities, The Organising Committee is strongly supported by and under the direct leadership of the Beijing Municipal Government. It is composed of several governmental bodies, such as Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sports, its Competition Administration Center, the City’s foreign affairs office, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Public Security and the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Traffic Management.
The 2012 Tour of Beijing International operations will be headed by Global Cycling Promotion, supported by key specialists:
Area of Operation
|Event Management||Global Cycling Promotion||Alain Rumpf|
|Event Logistics and Operations||Sports for Television Ltd||Alan Rushton|
|Race Direction and Technical services||ASO Tour de France||Jean-Francois Pescheux|
|Media and Communications||Jump Media & Marketing||David Culbert|
|Television Production||International Sports Broadcasting S.L.||Manolo Romero|
|International Television Distribution||UCI TV Department||Tobias Friedrich|
|Chinese LOC Liaison||Silk Road Consulting||Yan Shi|
|Team Travel||UCI Travel||Marcel Berger|