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Major partner of the biggest mountain sport events
Noticias de MND 13 · 12 · 2023

Major partner of the biggest mountain sport events

Well-known for its know-how in avalanche risk management, or even cable transport solutions, the French industrial group MND contributes to the smooth running of several sporting events nationally and internationally.

Based in Savoie since 2004, MND group brings its expertise in the development of territories in natural environments and cities. The objective is to promote the development of regional and attractiveness by proposing innovative, sustainable and secure solutions.

Partner of the Critérium de la Première Neige in Val d’Isère

Through its MBS subsidiary, a leading and pioneering company in mountain safety, MND has always supported high-level competitions. This is how MND has established a collaboration for more than ten years with the Val d’Isère Sports Club, which is the promoter of the Critérium de la Première Neige.

The alpine skiing competition of this stage of the World Cup, is recognized as one of the most demanding races due to the particularities of its course and launches the series of events in France each year. MND and MBS ensure overall security through the installation of nets, protective mattresses and competition stakes to offer a race in the best conditions for the public and the athletes; from the start to the finish racket.

For Xavier Gallot-Lavallée, CEO of MND “We are very proud to support the Val d’Isère area and the famous Face de Bellevarde which is an international reference in skiing. This open-air exhibition space offers us the opportunity to highlight all of our know-how regarding safety equipment as part of a prestigious competition! This event represents the ideal ground for innovation for the analysis, development and testing of our products and technologies.”

French expertise for the 2030 Winter Olympics

Following the announcement of the International Olympic Committee which indicated that it had started discussions with France’s candidacy for the holding of the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in the French Alps, Xavier Gallot-Lavallée comments:

This decision rewards the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region & South Region – Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur in several respects: the know-how of the French mountains through its infrastructure and its industry but also the experience in the organization of the biggest sporting events in the world, such as the Critérium de la Première Neige which takes place every year in Val d’Isère and which MND has supported for more than ten years now. »

By positioning itself as a partner of mountain regions and the biggest sporting competitions, our group and its subsidiary MBS stand ready to support mountain destinations in this candidacy, to make this major event a reality in 2030 with a global and sustainable approach!

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