Panasonic Becomes Official Partner of Beijing 2008 Paralympics26.05.2008
Panasonic recently announced that the company has agreed on a partnership with the Beijing 2008 Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (BOCOG) to become an Official Partner of the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in the Video and Audio Equipment Category.
Panasonic will be providing RAMSA professional audio systems and ASTROVISION large screen display system to various venues including at the National Stadium (also known as “Bird’s Nest”), where the Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be held. Panasonic will also provide HD image and high-quality sound broadcasting equipment to the International Broadcast Centre of the Paralympic Games to assist in delivering the passion and excitement to spectators around the world.
The company has been an Official Partner of the Paralympic Games since the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games. Through its support for international sporting events such as the Paralympic Games, Panasonic aims to promote world peace and facilitate greater worldwide acceptance of people with a disability.
The Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games will take place from 6 to 17 September 2008. Approximately 4,000 athletes from 145 countries are expected to compete in the Games recognized as the world’s premier sporting event for athletes with a disability.
For more information, visit http://panasonic.net/olympic/.