The Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today welcomed Park24 Co., Ltd. (Park24) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter, the third domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
The company has been attributed the category “Parking Lot Services.” Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 51, including 15 Gold Partners, 30 Official Partners, and 6 Official Supporters, all of whom will play vital roles in the successful delivery of the Games.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori welcomed the announcement, commenting, “We are delighted to welcome Park24 as an Official Supporter. Park24 has provided public car park service under the TIMES brand through parking lot services, creating a society in which people can travel safely and comfortably, while caring for the environment. We believe Park24 will be a powerful contributor to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games.”
Koichi Nishikawa, President and Representative Director of Park24, commented, “Park24 Co., Ltd. launched Japan's first 24-hour, unmanned hourly parking lot services in 1991, subsequently expanding its facilities. Park24 strives to improve parking lot services and aims to realize a stress-free means of transportation and a zero-illegal roadside parking society. Park24 will facilitate comfortable means of transportation for the many visitors expected for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 through the contracted category of Parking Lot Services. Park24 will provide safe, reassuring, clean and easy-to-use parking spaces as Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter and will contribute to making Tokyo 2020 Games a success.”
About the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme: The Olympic sponsor 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 Park24: Park24 strives to improve its parking lot services as well as develop facilities so that people can use parking lot services free from anxiety anywhere, any time. Ultimately, it seeks to realize a society free from driving-related stress. Currently, Park24 operates and manages more than 17,000 parking facilities in Japan. The Company will continue to provide its unique services considering harmony between people, cars and communities with parking facilities operations as its core business.
*In addition to these 51 Tokyo 2020 domestic partners, the Tokyo 2020 sponsorship programme also includes five Worldwide Olympic Partners – Atos, Bridgestone, Omega, Panasonic and Toyota – as Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Gold Partners.