PyeongChang 2018 signs largest sponsor

October 26, 2010

PyeongChang 2018 bid has secured a sponsorship deal with Nonghyup, Korea’s National Agriculture Cooperative Federation. Nonghyup is the bid city’s largest sponsor yet.

Nonghyup will give PyeongChang 2018 nearly $890,000 in support of its bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

“To host the 2018 Winter Games in the Gangwon Province would bring immense pride to the region and would bring a number of benefits to the local economy and its people,” Byung-seok Hahm, Nonghyup’s Gangwon division president, said in a statement.

PyeongChang is competing against Munich and Annecy in the bid race for the 2018 winter Games. The final decision is set to be voted July 6th 2011 in Durban, South Africa.