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Olympics - 22 Dec 2004
Paris, 21 December 2004 – Lafarge, the world leader in building materials, today joined the Paris 2012 Corporate Club, the group created to mobilize French companies behind Paris’ bid to host the Games in 2012.<BR>
Olympics - 07 Dec 2004
PARIS - Dec. 6, 2004 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) joins the Paris 2012 Corporate Club, led by Arnaud Lagardère, to substantially boost Paris' bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 07 Dec 2004
PARIS - Dec. 6, 2004 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) joins the Paris 2012 Corporate Club, led by Arnaud Lagardère, to substantially boost Paris' bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 10 Nov 2004
(09/11/2004) – The commitment of Schenker to the Olympic Games continues, specifically to the organization of the Olympic Winter Games of Torino 2006 (10 to 26 February 2006). An agreement has been signed that appoints Schenker Italiana 'Official Supplier for Shipping and Customs Operations'.
Olympics - 29 Oct 2004
Twenty of Russia’s leading businesses this week pledged their support for Moscow’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 29 Oct 2004
Paris, October 29, 2004 - The Paris 2012 Corporate Club today announced that Airbus has signed on as a corporate sponsor in the bid to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris in 2012.
Olympics - 19 Oct 2004
MEDIAPRO has signed a collaboration agreement with the Fundación Madrid 2012 to take part in the Olympic project as a key sponsor in the audiovisual field. MEDIAPRO offers its experience and enormous technical means to the organization behind Madrid’s bid to host the XXX summer games of the Modern Era.
Olympics - 13 Oct 2004
(12/10/2004) – Kyocera Mita Italia is an Official Sponsor of Torino 2006 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, for which it will provide the TOROC with document management services: the printing and reproduction of over 6 million pages including all the reports, results and standings that will be produced during the Olympic Games.
Olympics - 04 Oct 2004
Management consultancy Accenture has become the latest blue chip company to sign up to 'Back the Bid'.
Olympics - 22 Sep 2004
Omega Ltd., a company belonging to IOC TOP sponsor Swatch Group Ltd., will be responsible for the timing and scoring systems and services, as well as the on-venue results management, at the Turin 2006 Olympic Winter Games, the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 15 Sep 2004
The Moscow 2012 Olympic Bid Committee and the Institute of Business Studies this week launched Russia’s first international education programme on the 'Strategy and Tactics of Managing Sports Projects'.
Olympics - 14 Sep 2004
LONDON; 14 September 2004 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that its UK operation has signed a major agreement with the London 2012 Bid Committee to provide marketing and business support to attract the Olympic Games to London. Accenture is the fifth Premier Partner for the bid, joining EDF Energy, BA, BT, and Virgin Atlantic.
Olympics - 02 Sep 2004
ATHENS, Greece & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2004--The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG), one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services, played an integral role in producing several successful marketing programs during the Athens Olympics.
Olympics - 16 Aug 2004
The Bank of America Olympic Festival at Rockefeller Center, presented by Bank of America - the official bank Sponsor of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team - will celebrate the 2004 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 16 Aug 2004
Flags heralding London’s bid to become the host city for the 2012 Olympics will now fly along the Mall and at a selection of London’s instantly recognisable locations.
Olympics - 12 Aug 2004
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced in Athens that it has formally acquired the shares owned until now by its founder partner Monash University of Australia with whom it created Olympic Games Knowledge Services (OGKS) in 2002.
Olympics - 11 Aug 2004
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the appointment of Mr Timo Lumme to the position of IOC Marketing Director.
Olympics - 10 Aug 2004
A cavalcade of Olympic champions and sporting heroes from Paula Radcliffe, Jonathan Edwards, Kelly Holmes, Audley Harrison and Daley Thompson to Sir Roger Bannister, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Martin Johnson, Tim Henman, David Beckham and the England football team are supporting the bid to bring the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to the United Kingdom in 2012.
Olympics - 09 Aug 2004
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today concluded in Athens its last meeting before the start of the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad to be held from 13 to 29 August.
Olympics - 04 Aug 2004
ATHENS 2004 President, Gianna Angelopoulos, characterized their contribution to the security sector of the Olympic Preparation, as 'the biggest contribution ever made by the Armed Forces at a time of peace in Greece' for which 'gratitude must come from the Olympic Movement, whose effort determines the success of these Games that will in turn decide what course the Olympic Movement will take'.
Olympics - 02 Aug 2004
(New York and London, August 2, 2004) - SponsorClick's research shows that, outside of media visibility, corporate sponsorship of the Athens Olympic Games can have multiple marketing impacts for sponsors.
Olympics - 27 Jul 2004
With a view to intensifying its effort to penalise any type of illegal reproduction and trade of non-official licensed products, offending the image of the Games, ethically, culturally and financially, OCOG ATHENS 2004 has implemented a set of stringent measures in order to protect ATHENS 2004 Official Products and the Licensing Programme in general.
Olympics - 25 Jun 2004
Madrid 2012 has appointed Antonio Pérez de Guzmán to work on its international relations. It is hoped that he will bolster its chances of hosting the Olympic Games. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) will announce the candidate city on the 6th July 2005.
Olympics - 25 Jun 2004
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announces that Michael Payne will step down from his post as Director of Global Broadcast and Media Rights on 31 August after the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 21 Jun 2004
As of Sunday 20 June the advertising and promotional activities of the ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games will move into top gear abroad.
Olympics - 18 Jun 2004
Paris, June 17 2004 – Paris 2012, the organisation behind the Paris Bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012, announced today that Ho Kim has joined its international department.
Olympics - 19 May 2004
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) concluded two-and-a-half days of discussions in Lausanne today.
Olympics - 18 May 2004
Paris (FRA), New York (USA), Moscow (RUS), London (GBR), and Madrid (ESP)1 were today accepted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board in Lausanne as Candidate Cities to host the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012.
Olympics - 14 May 2004
Another 6 companies have joined Madrid’s 2012 Olympic bid candidature bringing the total to 92. With just 5 days to go before the candidature list is announced, this could not have come at a more opportune moment.
Olympics - 12 May 2004
Skandia, the international long-term savings company, is further expanding its Set Sail portfolio of sailing sponsorships by supporting the British Paralympic Association with particular focus on the sailing team and their participation in the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 12 May 2004
After three days of productive meetings in Athens, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission today confirmed its renewed confidence that the remaining venues to be completed for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games will be ready on time, and that Athens will host successful Games from 13 to 29 August.
Olympics - 30 Apr 2004
The International Olympic Committee has decided that the final list of candidate cities for the 2012 Summer Games will be announced at SportAccord - the International Sports Convention, which takes place on 15-20th May 2004 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Olympics - 30 Apr 2004
The Torino 2006 Ticketing Programme, approved by the IOC a few days ago, was illustrated today during a press conference held in Milan.
Olympics - 30 Apr 2004
Brasília – On Wednesday, April 28th, the Tourism and Sports Commission of the Chamber of Deputies approved the Pan American Games – Rio 2007 progress report and the candidacy of the city of Rio de Janeiro as headquarters for the 2012 Olympic Games. The presentation, made by the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and by the Organizing Committee of Rio 2007 Pan-American Games (CO-RIO), took place during a public assembly in Annex II of the Chamber and was attended by a sizeable group of federal de
Olympics - 26 Apr 2004
Bonn, Germany - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Executive Committee (EC) meeting came to an end this weekend after two days of intensive work in the Papendal Sport Centre in Arnheim, the Netherlands.
Olympics - 21 Apr 2004
Sports Marketing Surveys has become the official research supplier to the British Olympic Association (BOA).
Olympics - 26 Mar 2004
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that computer manufacturer Lenovo has joined The Olympic Partner (TOP) Programme. This marks the first time that a Chinese company has been part of the worldwide marketing programme.
Olympics - 26 Mar 2004
The countdown to the Athens 2004 Olympic Games began on Thursday with the lighting of the Olympic flame in ancient Olympia, Greece.
Olympics - 24 Mar 2004
Adecco has become a sponsor of Torino 2006; it is the 'Official Supplier' of human resources services for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 16 Mar 2004
PARIS/AMSTERDAM - March 16, 2004 - Atos Origin, a leading international information technology services company, today announced that it is the new Worldwide Information Technology (IT) Partner for the next three Olympic Games. The company assumes this role following the completion of its acquisition of SchlumbergerSema, which concluded on January 29, 2004.
Olympics - 12 Mar 2004
The British Olympic Association (BOA) today announced UK Online as the Official ISP to Team GB as part of the Easynet sponsorship deal signed in January. UK Online is demonstrating its commitment to broadband by providing all 2004-qualifying Team GB Olympic athletes with a broadband connection. As the BOA relies entirely on sponsorship and donations, UK Online will also be donating £1 to the BOA for every new customer who subscribes to the ISP, or upgrades their existing service, between now and
Olympics - 12 Mar 2004
The British Olympic Association is pleased to announce Weetabix's exciting sponsorship of Team GB at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
Olympics - 12 Mar 2004
ST. LOUIS (March 11, 2004) – Anheuser-Busch, Inc. today announced the company has signed a multiyear agreement with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) extending its Budweiser and Bud Light beer brands as the 'official beer sponsors' of the U.S. Olympic Team through 2008. The sponsorship will give Budweiser, Bud Light and Michelob ULTRA use of the U.S. Olympic five-ring logo in all marketing and advertising activities to support Team USA’s efforts at the XX Olympic Winter Games in Torino
Olympics - 26 Feb 2004
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that McDonald's has extended its global sponsorship agreement through the Games of the XXX Olympiad. This marks the first time that McDonald's has renewed its sponsorship for four consecutive Olympic Games. With this partnership renewal, McDonald's joins Coca-Cola, Atos Origin (formerly Schlumberger), General Electric, John Hancock, Kodak, Panasonic, Samsung, Swatch and Visa in The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme.
Olympics - 25 Feb 2004
Reading -- 25February 2004 - Microsoft Ltd has today announced a three year partnership with the British Olympic Association (BOA), covering the Athens Games in August this year and the Winter Olympics in Turin in 2006. Microsoft is partnering with the BOA to provide them with software and technology to bring the BOA into the 21st century.
Olympics - 10 Feb 2004
Karen Earl Sponsorship (KES) has been appointed by leading pan-European broadband networking company, Easynet, to manage its recently announced sponsorship of the British Olympic Association (BOA) and Team GB.
Olympics - 10 Feb 2004
Karen Earl Sponsorship (KES) has been appointed by leading pan-European broadband networking company, Easynet, to manage its recently announced sponsorship of the British Olympic Association (BOA) and Team GB.
Olympics - 28 Jan 2004
The British Olympic Association (BOA) today announced Easynet as its Official Broadband Network Partner. Easynet will support the BOA for the next three years, throughout the Olympic Games in Athens 2004 and the Winter Olympics in Turin in 2006.
Olympics - 19 Jan 2004
The British Olympic Association has announced a major three-year collaboration with Blue Arrow, the leading UK based recruitment agency as the Official Recruitment Partner for the BOA and OPEN - the Olympic & Paralympic Employment Network.
Olympics - 26 Nov 2003
Olympic triple jump Gold medallist and world record holder, Jonathan Edwards, today launches a unique partnership deal between the British Olympic Association (BOA) and the Engineering Technology Board (etb).
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