Just a few days to go to the first in Russian history Paralympic Winter Games Panasonic one of the world leader in the electronics industry has become the Official Partner of the Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi in the category "Audio-visual equipment".
At the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Panasonic will supply audio and video equipment to the competition venues and the International Broadcasting Center of the Main Media Center in Sochi and will also serve this equipment.
Under the agreement Panasonic will supply items including LED large screen display systems, professional audio systems, flat-screen TVs, digital cameras and broadcasting equipment. Panasonic will also equip competition venues and the International Broadcasting Center with high-definition video equipment (Full HD). The audiovisual systems of Panasonic will help to convey the passion and emotional intensity of the Games to viewers around the world.
President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee Dmitry Chernyshenko noted:
"Panasonic is the world leader in its field: for the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, it is presenting quality and reliable appliances, which have long earned trust and authority among millions of people of our country. Panasonic audiovisual systems will bring the excitement, emotion and atmosphere of the Games to spectators all around the world. Development of our partnership is an important step to ensure that the Games in Sochi will become the most modern and innovative."
“We are proud to support Sochi Paralympic Winter Games as Official Partner, and want to make it possible for people around the world to share the passion of the Paralympic athletes with our AV technologies whether they are in the venue or watching from home. Panasonic promises to bring the excitement of the Paralympic Games to life.” said Satoshi Takeyasu, Executive Officer, Panasonic Corporation.
Notes to the Editor
The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games will take place between 7 and 16 March 2014. Around 1,450 athletes and team members from more than 45 countries will compete in 72 competitions to win medals in five sports. Panasonic became the official partner of the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. By supporting such important international sporting events such as the Paralympic Games, Panasonic is helping to ensure that people with an Impairment really feel that they are full members of the world community.
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates over 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.30 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2013. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers.
Sochi 2014 Marketing Program
Making the Games in 2014 truly successful is only possible through joint efforts: the efforts of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee and its Partners. Their financial contributions, the latest technologies and developments, and most importantly, the personal involvement of managers and ordinary employees, are integral components of the success of the 2014 Games. Since the program began in 2009, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has attracted financial investment of more than 1.3 billion dollars, more than 3 times the obligations of the Bid Book. And this is 1.5 times more than the Vancouver Organizing Committee earned for the Games over the whole course of its lifetime. Thus, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has become the most successful Winter Games Organizing Committee in the history of the Olympic Movement.
"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." This regulatory provision is enshrined in the "Olympic law" of the Russian Federation (Federal Law No. 310-ФЗ dated 01.12.2007).
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://sochi2014.com/team/partners/
The list of open categories can be found here: