Partners and official sponsors gather in Gwangju ahead of the 2019 FINA World Championships
Gwangju, March 11th, 2019 – With just four months to go before the 18th FINA World Championships, the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee, together with the International Swimming Federation (FINA), held a workshop for all the partners and official sponsors.
This workshop is key for all the stakeholders involved as it provided a great opportunity to share the plans and the progress made with regards to the services that will be provided during the Championships – helping to ensure the successful delivery of the event.
The main points discussed focused on the equipment, accommodation, catering and communication services, among others. All the official sponsors were present, including Samsung electronics, Nikon, Yakult, Arena, Myrtha Pools and Omega.
Dr. Cho Young-teck, Secretary General, said: “To create strong relationships with our partners not only provides us with a truly sustainable and efficient working model but gives us great confidence in continuing our work. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our sponsors as well as our long-term partner FINA for their great and invaluable support. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration and successful event!”
In addition, Gwangju 2019 has recently established concrete partnerships with national firms including KT Corp, one of the leading telecommunications companies in the world, and Gwangju Bank, the region’s leading bank which will manage operational funds and provide a variety of financial services at the athletes’ village and competition venues.