About us

The Pan American and Parapan American Games is the largest multisport event in the Americas, where the best athletes from all over the continent compete, it is held every four years and Chile will be the host country for the first time in its history.

Santiago 2023
Santiago 2023

Mission

To make Santiago 2023 a memorable party for the Americas through a world-class organization, that allows the Pan American and Parapan American athletes achieve sports excellence; and deploy the natural beauty, dynamism an multicultural energy of Santiago.

Vision

To Celebrate the Sport Spirit in the Americas, leaving a social transformation legacy that promotes an active lifestyle and inspires society and future generations, changing the way of living and understanding the Pan American and Parapan American high performance sports as one, and as an expression of the excellence, perseverance, camaraderie and inclusion values.

Values

  • PASSION: We do it with strength and conviction.
  • PERSEVERANCE: We are steady upon facing challenges.
  • INCLUSION: We have room for everyone.
  • DETERMINATION: We have a purpose that inspires us.
  • EXCELLENCE: We do it with professionals committed to our values.

Santiago 2023 Corporation

SANTIAGO 2023 IS A NON-PROFIT PRIVATE LAW CORPORATION, FORMED BY THE NATIONAL SPORTS INSTITUTE AND THE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OF CHILE, WHICH CARRY OUT THIS GREAT SPORTS EVENT FOR THE FIRST TIME. THE CORPORATION IS IN CHARGE OF THE TOTAL ORGANIZATION OF THE PAN AMERICAN AND PARAPAN AMERICAN GAMES.

Santiago 2023 is led in the Executive Direction by Gianna Cunazza, teacher of Physical Education and master in Governance and Public Management at the University of Chile. The corporation has direction managements in the following areas: Corporate, which includes Corporate Planning and Budget and Administration and Finance; Venue Development, which includes Technology and Broadcast and Infrastructure; Sports Operation that includes the areas of Operations and Sports; and Commercial, Marketing and Communications, which includes these areas and communities. The Santiago 2023 Board of Directors is in charge of the Planning and General Management Area.

 

The organization of the Games includes the participation of more than 8 thousand athletes in 39 Pan American sports and 17 Parapan American sports. The Games will be held in Santiago and one of the objectives is to leave a legacy for the entire country. In achieving this, high-performance athletes and their values will be fundamental pillars, values such as sustainability in their daily actions in the present and in the future, and their permanent connection with the community that will host the largest multi-sport event in the history of Chile.