Samsung, an IOC TOP Partner and world leader in the production of electronics, has become an Official Supplier of the XXII Olympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi in the "Computer/reprographic hardware" category. The announcement was made at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and was signed by Dmitry Chernyshenko, President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, and Lee Jae Yong, Vice-President of Samsung Electronics Rus Company.
As part of the preparations and staging of the Olympic Games, Samsung will provide computer hardware: from portable computers to monitors and personal desktop computers, as well as duplicating and copying equipment, and printing devices for the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee.
Dmitry Chernyshenko, President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, commented:
"We are certain that our partnership with Samsung will allow us to meet the highest technological standards, and make Sochi 2014 Olympic Games most innovative. Throughout our longstanding, close partnership, Samsung has proven that it is a reliable partner, and its experience is rightfully considered invaluable."
Lee Jae Yong, Vice-President of Samsung Electronics Rus Company, noted:
"We are very proud that we will once again be able to show our commitment to the Olympic Movement - in addition to being a Worldwide Olympic Partner, we have reached a new level in partner relations. Samsung will provide the newest hardware, which will allow the Olympic Family to assess our company's state-of-the-art products. During the Olympic Games, the organizers will have reliable computer products for quick solutions at their disposal”.
Notes to the Editor
Sochi 2014 Marketing Program
Delivering truly successful Games in 2014 is only possible through joint efforts of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee and its Partners.
The Partner’s financial contributions, the latest technologies and developments, and most importantly, the personal involvement of managers and employees, are integral components of the success of the Games. Since the program began in 2009, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee attracted a total financial investment of about $1.3 billion dollars, over three times the obligations of the Bid Book. For reference, the total sum is over one and a half times more than the Vancouver 2010 Organizing Committee earned during its lifespan as an OCOG. The investment raised marks the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee as the most successful Winter Games Organizing Committee in the history of the Olympic Movement.
As enshrined in the "Olympic law" of the Russian Federation (Federal Law No. 310-ФЗ dated 01.12.2007), "the right to the use the Russian Olympic and Paralympic marks can only be obtained by the exclusive TOP Partners of the IOC and the IPC, the Sochi 2014 National Partners at all levels, as well as companies that have entered into the appropriate license agreement with the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee.
IOC TOP Partners are companies that have entered into an agreement with the IOC for several four-year cycles. In addition, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee offers several levels of partnership in the Sochi2014 Marketing Program, concluding agreements with Partners for the right to be associated with the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi in Russia.
The list of Partners can be found here:http://www.sochi2014.com/en/team/partners/
The list of open categories can be found here: