New website launched for Tour of Britain as 2017 route is announced

Client Login New website launched for Tour of Britain as 2017 route is announced Yesterday evening saw the national launch and route announcement for the 2017 OVO Energy Tour of Britain as well as the unveiling of a new website for the prestigious professional cycle race This site is the second produced in the last few weeks by Sotic for race organisers Sweetspot, with a new site for June’s OVO Energy Women’s Tour launched last week. The 2017 edition of the Tour of Britain, which marks Sotic’s fifth year as the digital provider for the event, will take place from 3-10th September and is set to finish only a few yards from Sotic’s Cardiff office The two new websites have been developed on WordPress, making content updates easier than ever with a simple and intuitive CMS and fast time-to-publish, and are hosted on Amazon Web Services, the most feature-rich and best-performing cloud provider in the world. Built mobile-first, the sites offer a fresh, modern bespoke design and include social walls, google map embeds, galleries, video and improved profile for commercial partners, including OVO Energy who last week were announced as the title sponsors for both races. In addition to providing the Tour websites, Sotic also provide on-site event support during the Tour of Britain and support the event organisers with event accreditation software to manage the registration of all media and volunteers, and a bulk mailing platform for press releases and marketing communications. www.tourofbritain.co.uk,/p> www.womenstour.co.uk More from the Latest Greg & Craig join our First Line Support Team 2716 Digital Asset Management In Action Facebook’s Instant Articles – Yay...

Cycling: Countdown to the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour (15-19th June)

Client Login Cycling: Countdown to the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour (15-19th June) The Aviva Women’s Tour gets underway this week from Southwold in Suffolk on Wednesday 15th June. The eyes of the women’s cycling world will be firmly on the UK’s first ever round of the new UCI Women’s WorldTour. Many of the world’s leading riders and teams will be participating in the five stage race which starts on the Suffolk coast and finishes in Northamptonshire. The race will visit seven counties in the heart of England, and there will be a first visit to the Peak District National Park on Stage Three, while Stage Two will head into the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in south Warwickshire. For full route details, click here This is the third edition of the Tour and Sotic have been supporting race organisers from the beginning with provision of the digital platform, www.womenstour.co.uk and support throughout the event. The race will feature some top riders including Team GB’s Lizzie Armistead, Marianne Vos and  double World Champion Giorgia Bronzini,. The  rider list  includes five World Road Race Champions and four World Time Trial Champions, plus 14 different reigning National Road Race Champions. Seven of the riders are also World Track Champions. 22 different countries are represented with Dutch riders the most dominant, totalling 18 of the 95 riders. You can follow all the action online at www.womenstour.co.uk     More from the Latest Greg & Craig join our First Line Support Team 2716 Digital Asset Management In Action Facebook’s Instant Articles – Yay or Nay? MatchDay Events – Booking Software Blog Tagsaccreditation branding British & Irish Lions camps...