Panasonic partners with Paralympic Games in Beijing
Panasonic has agreed on a partnership with the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games(BOCOG) to become an Official Partner of the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in the Video and Audio Equipment Category.
The Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games will take place from September 6 to 17, 2008. Approximately 4,000 athletes from 145 countries and regions are expected to compete in the Games recognized as the world’s premier sporting event for athletes with a disability. Panasonic has been an Official Partner of the Paralympic Games since the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games. Through its support for international sporting events such as the Paralympic Games, Panasonic aims to promote world peace and facilitate greater worldwide acceptance of people with a disability.
Panasonic will provide RAMSA professional audio systems and ASTROVISION large screen display system to various venues including at National Stadium (also known as the Bird’s Nest), where the Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be held. Panasonic will also provide HD image and high-quality sound broadcasting equipment to the International Broadcast Centre of the Paralympic Games to assist in delivering the passion and excitement to spectators around the world.