PR 56 - Diving World Series: NVC will be the new 2014-2017 title sponsor
Barcelona (ESP), July 27, 2013 – FINA has signed a four-year sponsorship agreement with NVC Lighting. Under the terms of the agreement, NVC Lighting is named as the title sponsor of the FINA Diving World Series from 2014-2017. The signing took place today in Barcelona (ESP) during the 15th FINA World Championships.
NVC is the largest lighting manufacturer in China, and is expanding rapidly in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. In China NVC employs over 10,000 staff across six main sites. NVC’s product range includes lighting for almost all applications, including lighting for residential, commercial, industrial, sports and exterior projects.
In sponsoring the FINA Diving World Series, NVC is continuing its long-standing association with major sporting events. In particular, NVC was the official lighting supplier to the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games.
The FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione expressed his satisfaction with this partnership: “The FINA Diving World Series is one of the top-level annual events organised by our International Federation, and this association with NVC will definitively enhance the exposure and profile of the competition.”
Mr Changjiang Wu, president of NVC said, at the signing ceremony in Barcelona: “Sportsmen and women consistently exhibit qualities of perseverance, integrity and a passion for continuous improvement. These are values that coincide closely with the values of NVC.”
The FINA/NVC Diving World Series is a high-profile competition which offers an annual meeting opportunity for the world’s brightest diving stars. The competition was launched in 2007 and includes the men’s and women’s 3m springboard, 10m platform, 3m springboard synchro and 10m platform synchro.