Tokyo, 24 December 2020 - The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced that, with regard to the hosting of the Tokyo 2020 Games next year, it has reached basic agreement with all 68 Tokyo 2020 domestic partner companies on an extension of their sponsorship contracts. Based on this agreement, we are proceeding with the conclusion of contracts with all partners.
Tokyo 2020 President MORI Yoshiro commented as follows:
"We have recently confirmed that we have reached basic agreement with all domestic partners supporting the Tokyo 2020 Games regarding the extension of their contracts into 2021.
The Tokyo 2020 Games have received the greatest amount of financial support from domestic partners in the history of the Olympic Games. This level of cooperation with companies from across the country is extremely heartening. As 2020 comes to a close, we would like to thank them again for their continued support. In the midst of this year's hardships, we believe that it is because of the immense and varied support from our TOP partners as well as our domestic partners that we have been able to face forward and continue preparations for the Games.
We have felt the high expectations that people have for the new form that the Olympic and Paralympic Games will take in 2021. We believe that holding the Olympic and Paralympic Games next summer will serve as proof that humankind has overcome the pandemic, and that the creation of an environment where top athletes from all over the world can gather to perform at their best will open the door to a new era for business, for Japan and for the world.
As we move into next year, we will continue to prepare for a Games fit for a post-corona world with the support and encouragement of everyone involved."
Tokyo 2020 Partners:
Tokyo 2020 Gold Partners>
ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD.
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Nippon Life Insurance Company
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Nomura Holdings, Inc.
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
Meiji Co., Ltd.
Tokyo 2020 Official Partners>
Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
EF Education First Japan Ltd.
KNT-CT Holdings Co., Ltd.
Cisco Systems G.K.
SECOM CO., LTD.
All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
SOHGO SECURITY SERVICES CO.,LTD.
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.
TOBU TOP TOURS CO., LTD.
Toppan Printing CO., LTD.
NARITA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CORPORATION
NISSIN FOODS HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
JAPAN POST HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.
Japan Airport Terminal Co., Ltd.
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
East Japan Railway Company
Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
YAMATO HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Recruit Co., Ltd.
The Yomiuri Shimbun
The Asahi Shimbun Company
The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd.
Tokyo 2020 Official Supporters>
AOKI Holdings Inc.
Aggreko Events Services Japan Limited
ECC Co., Ltd.
EY Japan Co., Ltd.
Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA (Paralympic Games only)
Google Japan G.K.
KOKUYO Co., Ltd.
TANAKA HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.
TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD.
NOMURA Co., Ltd.
PARK24 CO., LTD.
Pasana Group Inc.
The Boston Consulting Group K.K. (BCG Japan)
MARUDAI FOOD CO., LTD
Yahoo Japan Corporation
SANKEI SHIMBUN CO., LTD.
The Hokkaido Shimbun Press
Aggreko Events Services Japan Limited
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, Airbnb, Alibaba, Atos, Bridgestone, Dow, GE, Intel, Omega, Panasonic, Procter & 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 the end of December 2 0 21 they will be indispensable partners both for the successful delivery of the Tokyo 2 0 2 0 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: https://tokyo2O2O.org/en/organising-committee/marketing/sponsorship/
* In addition to these 68 Tokyo 2020 domestic partners, the Tokyo 2020 sponsorship programme also includes eleven Worldwide Olympic Partners - Alibaba, Atos, Bridgestone, Coca-Cola, Omega, Panasonic, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Toyota and Visa - as Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Gold Partners, and Airbnb as Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Official Partner.
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