Christophe Draye

Vice President Business Development, FiveCurrents

With more than 17 years of experience working with world's leading content, production and event management companies, Christophe specializes in brand development and international strategy. Currently, Christophe is Vice President of Business Development for FiveCurrents with a focus on global sport and special project events. Christophe is also acting as Event Director of Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games ceremonies.

FiveCurrents is the world’s premier creator of live global content. We create Live Brands, Live Entertainment, and Live Ceremonies. Our work has been broadcast to more than 20 billion people, and our projects have been celebrated for creative excellence with 14 Emmy Awards (and 29 nominations), 60 Telly Awards and many other industry accolades.

FiveCurrents is currently producing the opening and closing ceremonies of Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games and has created and produced the Baku 2015 1st European Games Ceremonies; the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Ceremonies; the 150th Anniversary of Cinco de Mayo National Day celebration in Puebla, Mexico; the Rio 2007, Guadalajara 2011 and Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Ceremonies; the Réveillon Copacabana New Year’s Celebration in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil; the London 2012 Olympic Games Ceremonies; the full portfolio of Clinton Global Initiative events and branding; LiveCity Vancouver at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games; the Istanbul 2020 Olympic and Beijing 2022 Olympic bids branding; and many other stunning live and broadcast events.




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Do mega events benefit host countries? Through Examples of large-scale ceremonies (Olympic Games).