NEC Corporation (NEC) has been selected as an official Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner, it was announced by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today.
NEC has joined Tokyo 2020's growing list of Gold Partners and will provide valuable services in the categories of "Specialist Public Safety Equipment & Software" and "Network Equipment."
Yoshiro Mori, President of Tokyo 2020, remarked, "I am delighted to announce that we have concluded a contract with NEC, which will see the company become a Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner. The active participation of NEC - one of Japan's leading companies - will be a major factor in ensuring the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games. Not only will NEC support the Games with its state-of-the-art network equipment, but the company will also make an invaluable contribution to the overall physical security of the Games through the introduction of its leading-edge public safety equipment and software such as Biometric authentication and Behavior detection. We are looking forward to working closely with all members of NEC staff towards the delivery of a Games that will live long in the memory."
NEC President Dr Nobuhiro Endo said, "We are tremendously honoured to be selected as a domestic Gold Partner in two product categories ("Specialist Public Safety Equipment & Software" and "Network Equipment") for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We hope the Games will become known as the greatest Olympics and Paralympics of all time. We are fully committed to orchestrating numerous innovations to help people enjoy Tokyo 2020. NEC has long been an active supporter of initiatives to promote a sustainable society, including sponsorship of wheelchair tennis for more than 20 years. Going forward, NEC aims at deepening mutual understanding among people and at creating an increasingly prosperous society, where the full potential of human nature can be realized. It is our earnest wish that such efforts will further contribute to the advancement of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements."
About the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme: The Worldwide Olympic Partners who support the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are Coca-Cola, Atos, Bridgestone, Dow, GE, McDonald's, Omega, Panasonic, Procter and Gamble, Samsung and Visa. In addition, domestic sponsors will also be core components of Tokyo 2020's Marketing Programme, and over the next six years they will be indispensable partners both for the successful delivery of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and as partners of the Japanese national Olympic and Paralympic teams. Accordingly, they will be accorded the rights to use Olympic and Paralympic designations and imagery including emblems, mascots and slogans. The local sponsors are divided into three separate categories, the highest tier being the Gold Partner, the second tier consisting of Official Partners and the third tier made up of Official Supporters. 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:
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