Canon has been appointed the Official Imaging Supporter for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Through the sponsorship, Canon will demonstrate its full breadth of imaging technology by supporting athletes and organisers with onsite medical imaging services, dedicated Canon professional service (CPS) support and printing solutions which will help to bring the Games to life to more than a billion spectators and viewers.
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will see around 6,000 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete in 19 sports and eight para-sports across 14 competition venues from 28 July until 8 August 2022. As the biggest event ever to be held in the West Midlands, it is expected to attract more than one million spectators to the city and have a global TV audience of 1.5 billion.
Yuichi Ishizuka, President and CEO of Canon Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: “At Canon we have a proud heritage of supporting world-class sporting events, so we are incredibly pleased to be the Official Imaging Supporter to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. We believe that imaging can transform our world, and we look forward to using our full range of innovative technologies to support the welfare of athletes, ensure the smooth running of the Games and inspire sports fans across the globe.”