PDMS Confirmed as Primary Sponsor for the Children's Centre Adventure Team Challenge

posted on 08 April 2010 by admin

Isle of Man's Largest Software Firm Signs Three-Year Deal to Support Manx Charity's Corporate Team Development Fundraising EventAdventure Team Challenge -- The Next Generation -- 25 September

PDMS, the Isle of Man's largest software developer, is to be the primary corporate sponsor for The Children's Centre Adventure Team Challenge through to 2012, it was announced today.

The Adventure Team Challenge, taking place on 25 September 2010, is the Island's biggest corporate team development event. For the past eight years, companies and organisations have entered teams to boost performance through adrenaline-filled activities such as mountain biking, abseilling, raft building and code cracking.

"We've taken part in the Adventure Team Challenge for the past couple of years and have seen a lot of valuefrom participating  It's not only a fantastic team building exercise, we also get to meet  all kinds of differentpeople  from the Island's business community, and importantly we have a lot of fun as well," said Chris Gledhill, managing director, PDMS. "Working with The Children's Centre as the events'  sponsor is the logical next step in supporting this excellent initiative."

The Adventure Team Challenge  attracts about 20 teams from across the IT, banking, retail, finance, public and third sectors.  Teams are tested physically and strategically by participating in a series of challenges that demonstrate their ability to:

  • communicate clearly
  • make decisions
  • lead
  • work well together under pressure.

"Getting involved in the Adventure Team Challenge is a great way to raise the profile of your organisation and build industry relationships," said  Mark Eastham, fundraising coordinator, for The Children's Centre. "At the same time you'll be supporting a Manx charity which focuses on  putting  the Island's children, young people and families  first  to help them realise their full potential."

Challenges are designed with business people in mind; no specialist athletic skills or conditioning is required.  The cost of entering a team of five is £600 with discounts on offer for entering two or more teams and all of the entry fees are used to support the charity's valuable work in the Island's local community.

To book or for more information visit   www.thechildrenscentre.org.im  or phone Mark on  01624 676076.