Chinese telco China Unicom has become a domestic partner of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games to showcase its smart technology and raise its brand profile versus rivals China Mobile and China Telecom.
Chinese telco China Unicom has become the Official Telecommunication Services Partner of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in deal valued in the high tens of millions of dollars.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is generating record income from its TOP sponsorship programme for the 2017-2020 cycle following a deal with technology company Intel, announced last month.
Malaysian government-owned oil and gas company Petronas has become the fifth Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games and ASEAN Para Games and moved the organising committee within striking distance of its revenue target.
Japanese conglomerate Toshiba will pay millions of dollars to venue owner and operator Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) for marketing rights and preferred supplier status with three major sports and entertainment arenas in the US, UK and Germany.
The German Olympic Committee (DOSB) has increased the value of its sponsorship portfolio for the 2013-16 cycle, but has failed to meet revenue expectations over the last decade, according to the organisation’s president Alfons Hörmann.
Sporting goods manufacturer Hungaria is using sport sponsorships as part of a relaunch strategy to increase brand awareness and merchandising opportunities.
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has hit its asking price on its first top-tier domestic deals for the 2020 Games.
New commercial plans set out by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) could spur twofold or threefold increases in TOP Partner values if executed properly, Timo Lumme, managing director of IOC Television & Marketing Services, has told Sports Sponsorship Insider.
US-based airline United’s title sponsorship deal for the New York Half Marathon is part of a strategy centred on transport hubs, Mark Krolick, managing director of marketing and product development for United, told Sports Sponsorship Insider.
Dow Chemical Company’s sustainability partnership with the Rio 2016 Organising Committee could earn it major financial rewards in the lead up to and after the Olympic Games.
Japanese carmaker Nissan is looking to enforce a cohesive marketing strategy across all of its sporting properties in order to push the same message across its key markets.
Industry experts have labelled sponsorship sales for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow a success after the event closed on a number of supplier deals this month to complete its programme and reach record Commonwealth revenues.
The IOC does not expect every upcoming TOP Partner deal to hit its new price point, but the latest deals with consumer electronics brand Panasonic and tyre and rubber company Bridgestone had given it confidence, the organisation told Sports Sponsorship Insider this month.
The Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee (Pocog) for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games has raised its revenue target for domestic sponsorships for the Games following its first deals.
Consumer products company Procter & Gamble is using its sponsorship of the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan primarily to reach consumers and drive sales in the Caucasus region, with no goals yet set for the rest of Europe.
The ‘Trio to Rio’ concept created by national governing bodies USA Swimming, USA Track & Field and USA Gymnastics could lead to a collaborative sponsorship programme between the organisations if it proves successful.