SPORT AND SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN

Conny Wenting is a passionate all-around business leader with over 30 years of experience in a wide range of marketing, (solution) sales, strategy, operations and people management roles. She is a strong team builder and driver of success. During one of her sport leaderships programs, she challenged herself in using sport as a driving force  in personal development and healing and decided to try to get the Invictus Games to the Netherlands. She succeeded and the Games are happening April 16-22, 2022.


Sam Newell was part of the communications team for the inaugural London 2014 Invictus Games. After the Games, he joined Step Up To Serve, the charity that coordinates the #iwill Campaign for youth social action. He remained a fan of the Games and briefly supported the communications team for the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 before joining the Invictus Games Foundation full time from September 2018.


The Invictus Games is an international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women, both serving and veterans. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who serve their country. The inaugural Invictus Games was held in London in September 2014. Since then, the Invictus Games have been held in Orlando, USA (2016), Toronto, Canada (2017), and Sydney, Australia (2018).

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