|Canon Inc announces to become sponsor of 18th ASIAN Games. VNS Photo|
TOKYO — Canon Inc announced that it has signed a basic partnership agreement to become a sponsor of the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.
The 18th quadrennial games will be held from August 18 to September 2.
This year some 10,000 athletes from 45 countries and regions will compete in 462 events across 40 sports.
As with other sporting competitions in the past, the company will provide behind-the-scenes support to media members covering the games, including camera and lens maintenance services and product loans, to enable the best possible capture of athletes at the zenith of their sport.
It offers the event management the full support of its diverse products and services, ranging from input and output products like cameras, lenses, video camcorders, broadcast equipment, network cameras, copiers, multi-function devices, and printers to medical equipment.
Canon Marketing Vietnam said it would support Vietnamese reporters at the event by lending them equipment and offering technical support.
Some staff will also be sent for the purpose. VNS