Canon to Sponsor Four International Skating Union Championships

November 21, 2012

Canon Inc. announced today that the company will sponsor four of the International Skating Union’s most prestigious figure skating competitions, spanning the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons.

Canon will sponsor a total of four International Figure Skating Championships: the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships, and the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. As part of this sponsorship, Canon will provide products, technologies and services to contribute to the success of each event.

At numerous sporting competitions both in Japan and overseas, Canon has provided behind-the-scenes support to members of the press covering these events, including camera and lens maintenance services and product loans.

To further improve on-site media support at all eight Canon-sponsored competitions spanning the two seasons, the company is planning to establish a camera service center at each event to assist the numerous journalists and sports photographers from various countries and regions across the world.