Silva and Emit – new partners that make a difference

Posted on | April 27, 2016 | Category: News, Newsletter

Recently we announced that both Silva Sweden AB and Emit AS have signed up as Event Sponsor for World Orienteering Day 2016. By having two of the Orienteering’s most known brands as partners makes a good contribute for the WOD-project.
-With support from both Silva and Emit we can develop the World Orienteering Day project further, says Patrik Söderqvist Marketing manager at the IOF.

We have talked to both companies about their involvement in World Orienteering Day.

Silva
A leading brand in the sport of orienteering. Presently, Silva’s main business areas are Sport, Outdoor and Professional. Within each of these areas you will find headlamps, compasses, smartbands, carry dry bags, running back packs and other exciting products.
-World Orienteering Day makes a perfect CSR project (Corporate Social Responsibility) for our company, where our contribution can make a difference for young people all over the world, says Patrik Elfwing CEO at Silva Sweden AB.

Emit
Emit have more than 30 years of experience in development, production and sale of timekeeping equipment and result systems. Everything from traditional finish clocks, matching timers and bips, to modern chip systems and live online results.
-The IOF is doing a great job with World Orienteering Day, both in making orienteering more visible and also to attract new orienteers. With our partnership, we as a company have a great opportunity in both strengthening our brand and at the same time support a great project that will help the sport develop, says Tommy Jauhojärvi CEO at Emit.

IOF
We are very pleased that two of orienteering’s most well-known brands wish to collaborate with the IOF for our World Orienteering Day project. The project offers a great opportunity for both, in strengthening their brands and creating opportunities for business relationships with both new and existing customers. For the IOF it is essential to have strong partners as we develop World Orienteering Day and we are very proud of our cooperation with Silva and Emit, says Tom Hollowell Secretary General and CEO at the IOF.

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