Opportunities in Brazil: Olympic Games Rio 2016

Business Opportunities for the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil


As with any of the world’s largest sporting events, the Brazil Olympics 2016 brings with it a multitude of opportunities for building wealth. Whether it be a business directly involved with the event, such as ticket management, a business indirectly involved such as memorabilia or hotels, or a property investment around where the games will be held, there is a way for almost every type of entrepreneur and investor to make a healthy return from the Brazil Olympics 2016. As Brazil will host the Football World Cup two years earlier in 2014, most direct and indirect businesses that will profit from the Brazil Football World Cup 2014 will be able to be easily adapted to the Olympics in 2016, so why not invest early and capitalize on both events. It is extremely rare for any country to hold two such massive sporting events so close to each other, only two years apart, which provides a unique opportunity for investors in both business and property to multiply their profits.

If you have a project you would like implemented in Brazil, we can take you from the planning stage, through the opening and registering of the business, setting up an office and hiring any necessary staff if required until your business is up and running and on its feet.

Are you looking for ideas on how and what to invest in for this exciting time to come in Brazil? Arrange a consultation with one of our experts on doing business in Brazil to put you on the right track.
We can see by studying past hosts of Olympic Games that the value of the property in and around where the games will be held soars in the period leading up to the Olympics. This makes it a perfect time to invest in property in Brazil. Not only does Brazil have the Olympics but also the Football World Cup two years earlier in 2014. Clearly the combination of these two events will push property prices in Brazil up dramatically. If you are interested in investing in property in Brazil, now is definitely the time, the only question is, in 6 years time will you be talking about how much money you have made investing in property in Brazil or how much money you could have made investing in property in Brazil. If you would like to look into possible property investments and find out more about the process of buying property in Brazil, contact us with some information about what you are looking for and we can put you in touch with the appropriate real estate agents and lawyers. You can also take a look at our section on property, which contains some more information and answers some common questions about investing in property in Brazil.

Please contact us for more information on what opportunities the 2016 Rio Olympics hold for you or your company.


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Rio 2016 News

Rio de Janeiro is planning to ask the central government for permission to issue “Olympic bonds” to finance the preparations for the sporting event in 2016 .Eduardo Paes, the mayor of Rio, plans to ask Brazil’s new president Dilma Rousseff next month for permission to launch an initial $500m in bonds, if approved, this will be Brazil’s first municipal issuance in more than a decade.

On a packed Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Jacques Rogge, IOC Coordination Commission Chairwoman for 2016 Nawal El Moutawakel, and Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman unveiled the new logo of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The emblem, which was unveiled just before the turn of the New Year, marks the beginning of a new stage in Rio’s journey to hosting the first Olympic Games in South America. Composed of multi-colored figures holding hands above the words Rio 2016, and the Olympic rings, the new look will become one of the world’s most recognized brands over the next five and a half years.


Facts about the 2016 Olympics in Brazil

Host City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Slogan: Viva sua Paixão (Live Your Passion)

Nations Participating: 205 (estimation)

Athletes Participating: 12,500 (estimation)

Opening Ceremony: August 5, 2016

Closing Ceremony: August 21, 2016


Public Bids

There are a significant number of contracts available for small and large companies created by the 2016 games. There are great opportunities for all types of companies from around the world to bid in Brazil in the areas of human resources, sports equipment, retail, artistic performance and merchandising.



There are a multitude of lucrative opportunities stemming from the 2016 Rio Olympics. If you would like to capitalize on the excellent opportunities and current economic situation in Brazil, contact us to explore your options.