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11-10-2005, 03:48 PM #1
China Open: Major Sponsor = Wilson?
Very interesting, I was watching XXZ vs. Chen Jin and noticed the major sponsor is Wilson not Yonex. Anyone else notice that/comments why?
I just find it odd Yonex got beat out (some to speak).
11-10-2005, 04:18 PM #2
yes. good observation.
in fact, the largest sponsor is the title sponsor, PICC.
also there are other advertisers, Victor, SOTX also have representation.
which i think is a good thing.
Yonex has exclusive sponsorship rights in all IBF owned events like the WC, TC, UC, SC, etc. other GP tournaments are allowed to have any sponsors. this is a good thing as that means more exposure for other brands. it is also smart for brands like Wilson to jump into the CO, as it is a 6* tournament, and held in a very hot Chinese badminton market.
11-10-2005, 04:22 PM #3Originally Posted by kwun
11-10-2005, 08:10 PM #4Originally Posted by S4MadMan
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