Canon to be global partner and official supplier for upcoming Rugby World Cup tournaments
Canon Inc has recently announced that the company will serve as a Worldwide Partner for Rugby World Cup on next tournament. The 2021 edition will take places in New Zealand from October 8 to November 12. Apart from that, Canon will be Official Supplier for Rugby World Cup 2023, which will take place in France from September 8 to October 28, 2023.
This latest agreement marks Canon’s involvement for the third consecutive Rugby World Cup having previously sponsored Rugby World Cup 2015 in England, and Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. In addition, and for the first time, this new sponsorship establishes Canon as a Worldwide Partner of the women’s tournament.
The company offers the full support of its diverse businesses, ranging from products and solutions—including cameras, lenses, video camcorders, network cameras and medical equipment. Canon will provide behind-the-scenes support services to members of the press covering Rugby World Cups 2021 and 2023, including camera and lens maintenance services and product loans, to enable the best possible capture of the top-class athletes competing at the zenith of their sport.