Flying the flag at Salford Quays Salford First Dragon Boat race June 16th 2013, Manchester, UK
Contributor:Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:3000 x 4000 px | 25.4 x 33.9 cm | 10 x 13.3 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:16 June 2013
Location:Dock10, BBC MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK
Dragon Boat race from Peel press release at http://www.mediacityuk.co.uk/p/splashes-of-fun-at-first-peel-dragon-boat-event-at-mediacityuk On a very damp day in Manchester, surveyors, solicitors, Peel employees and MediaCityUK occupiers including ITV, BBC, Nuffield Health and WYG turned out to race in three gripping head-to-head heats which culminated in an exciting grand finale. Before the racing began, the guests were treated to a canapé reception in Damson MediaCityUK overlooking the piazza. The weary but triumphant team from dock10, the studio operators, were presented with the glass trophy, medals and champagne and then celebrated with all the other participants and other participants at On the 7th, a private members bar located in the Blue Tower at MediaCityUK. The losing team of local SMEs which included the Rugby Football League, Carbon Digital and Glue were presented with the wooden paddle award and a jovial hint to try harder next year. The aim of the event was to raise awareness of the on-going activity at the vibrant MediaCityUK destination and all it offers, from offices to restaurants, retail and leisure in an impressive waterside location. Liza Marco, Property Manager at Peel said, “Peel’s first Dragon Boat Racing Event at MediaCityUK was a huge success and it was a pleasure to see over 250 people take part in a fun, networking event which showcased MediaCityUK’s amenities. We decided to hold an event at MediaCityUK following two successful Dragon Boat Events A Division of at Peel’s Princes Dock development in Liverpool. We are looking forward to hosting the rematch next year!”