Badminton Europe signs with YONEX until 2020
Date: 3/14/2016 11:04 AM
Published by : Brian Agerbak
Birmingham, England (March 11th, 2016) – YONEX CO.,LTD. and the Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) have signed a contract renewing their agreement to have YONEX act as the official equipment supplier for all BEC events. The four year agreement is set to commence on January 1st, 2017 until December 31st, 2020. 

YONEX CO.,LTD. Renews Official Equipment Supplier Agreement with Badminton Europe Confederation

In addition to providing equipment for BEC tournaments, YONEX will provide stringing service at these tournaments, as well as run sales booths. Outside of tournaments, YONEX will provide badminton starter sets for European schools to support the development of badminton throughout the region.

The contract was signed during a ceremony held at the 2016 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships, with the top officials from both organizations in attendance.  Representatives from YONEX included the President, Mr. Kusaki Hayashida and its Executive Managing Director, Mr. Shuichi Yoneyama. BEC representatives present were BEC President, Mr. Gregory Verpoorten, BEC Director, Mr. Kevin Scott and General Secretary, Mr. Brian Agerbak.

Founded in 1946, YONEX CO.,LTD. is the No. 1 manufacturer of badminton equipment in the world. Through producing high quality and innovative badminton gear, and running a number of public badminton events, YONEX is committed to the continued global development of the sport. BEC was founded in 1967 and carries out comprehensive governance of badminton throughout the European continent. With 52 Member Associations, BEC organizes a great number of badminton events within the continent in association with the Badminton World Federation.

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