The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today welcomed Aggreko Events Services Japan Ltd. (Aggreko) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter, the third domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
The company has been attributed the category “Temporary Electricity Generation.” Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 58, including 15 Gold Partners, 30 Official Partners, and 13 Official Supporters (including one Official Supporter which sponsors only the Paralympic Games), all of whom will play vital roles in the successful delivery of the Games.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori welcomed the announcement, commenting, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Aggreko as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter. A reliable, secure and resilient power supply is essential to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games, supporting all Games Operations, and we are delighted that we will be able to count on the support of Aggreko, as a company with extensive experience in successfully delivering temporary power services.”
Mr. Robert Wells Representative Director of Aggreko commented, “Aggreko believes electric power opens up the opportunity and creates potential for individuals, communities, industries and societies, and has been providing temporary electricity generation services in the world. In line with above, we have signed an honorable Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter agreement for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 56 years since the last Games held in Tokyo. With the signing of the Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter agreement for the Tokyo 2020 Games, we wish to contribute to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games by rendering our support to the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee.”
About the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme: The Olympic sponsorship programme is divided into four separate categories, with the IOC’s The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme constituting the very highest level of Olympic sponsorship. The Worldwide TOP Partners who support the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are Coca-Cola, Alibaba, Atos, Bridgestone, Dow, GE, Intel, Omega, Panasonic, Procter and Gamble, Samsung, Toyota and Visa.
The three remaining categories are designated for domestic sponsors. The highest domestic tier comprises Gold Partners, the second tier consists of Official Partners and the third tier is made up of Official Supporters. Domestic sponsors will also be core components of Tokyo 2020’s Marketing Programme, and until 2020 they will be indispensable partners both for the successful delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and as partners of Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic teams. Accordingly, they will be accorded the rights to use Tokyo 2020’s Olympic and Paralympic designations and imagery, including emblems, mascots and slogans. In collaboration with all sponsors who take part in the Marketing Programme, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee will work to contribute to a brighter tomorrow for both Japan and the world.
Please click the following link to learn more about the rights granted to the Tokyo 2020 Games' Sponsors: Sponsorship Programme
About Aggreko Events Services Japan Ltd.: Aggreko is a subsidiary of Aggreko plc, world’s leading provider of modular, mobile power and heating and cooling. In Japan, we have provided temporary electricity generations and distribution service for global sporting events, and since then we have been making efforts to reduce in greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to the sustainable society. Also, in 2011, we deployed 200MW temporary power generation capacity in 3 months to cope with serious power shortage after the earthquake in east Japan. By present day, we have expanded our business in Japan and deployed a cumulative power capacity of 360MW.
*In addition to these 58 Tokyo 2020 domestic partners, the Tokyo 2020 sponsorship programme also includes seven Worldwide Olympic Partners – Alibaba, Atos, Bridgestone, Omega, Panasonic, Procter and Gamble and Toyota – as Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Gold Partners.