Organization of the NORCECA Congress enters final stage


TIJUANA, Mexico, October 28, 2013 – The organization of the XXII NORCECA Congress, to be held from November 2-3 entered in the final phase when the advanced staff of NORCECA and the supporting group of the Baja California Sports and Physical Education Institute held a joint meeting on Monday.


The meeting was chaired by Saul Castro Verdugo, who doubles up as First Executive Vice President of NORCECA and Executive Director of the Baja California Sports and Physical Education Institute.


During the exchange, both parts first reviewed the calendar of arrivals and departures of all the dignitaries invited to the Congress as well as all the representatives of the 41 National Federations and Territories affiliated to the NORCECA Confederation.


They also checked different aspects like transportation, security, attaches, media, protocol, social activities, translations and technology.


The dignitaries are headed by Dr. Ary Da Silva Graca Filho, FIVB President, Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, First Executive Vice President of FIVB and President of NORCECA and Dr. Saleh Bin Nasser, Dr. Amr Elwani, and Dr. Rafael Lloreda Currea, President of the Asian, African and South American Volleyball Confederations, respectively.


Then, they proceeded to check the agenda of the meetings, including that of the Executive Committee and Board of Administration to take place on October 31 and the Development Seminar for National Federations Category I and II to be addressed on November 1.


After the conclusion of the meeting held at the headquarters of the sport institute, the directors of the different areas visited the premises of the Hotel Grand Tijuana, the official site of the congress.


First, they installed the office of the NORCECA working group and then made an inspection to all the meeting rooms to be utilized during the event.