The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today welcomed AOKI Holdings Inc. (AOKI Holdings) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter, the third domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
The company has been attributed the category “Business & Formal Wear.” Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 54*, including 15 Gold Partners, 30 Official Partners, and 9 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, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome AOKI Holdings as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter in the category of Business & Formal Wear. AOKI Holdings has had a close relationship with the Olympic Games, having designed and produced the official uniforms for the Japan Olympic team at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 as well as the uniforms for the Tokyo 2020 bid team in 2013. We are delighted that we will be able to count on AOKI Holdings's support as we continue our preparations to deliver a successful Tokyo 2020 Games.”
Akihiro Aoki President and Representative Director of AOKI Holdings Inc. commented, “I am proud that we have the opportunity to be involved as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter. Almost 60 years after our founding, AOKI Holdings has continued to achieve strong growth by supplying high-quality business and formal wear under the theme of “enriching peoples' lives.” AOKI Holdings is committed to contributing to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games and to help everyone enjoy the Tokyo 2020 Games comfortably by supporting Tokyo 2020 in the category of the Business and Formal Wear.”
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 AOKI Holdings Inc.: Since our founding in 1958 AOKI Holdings has conducted its business under the theme of “enriching peoples' lives.” AOKI Holdings focuses on providing comfortable business and formal wear particularly in the Fashion Business, our founding business.
In addition to these 54 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.