One of the world’s largest solar companies, Canadian Solar, has become the official solar energy sponsor of Fulham Football Club. The two-year deal extends Canadian Solar’s support of sports teams globally, including top European football teams Hannover 96 and 1. FC Nuremberg.
As part of the sponsorship Canadian Solar’s logo will be featured at all home games on the digital perimeter advertising system and in other prominent, high visibility areas of the stadium as well as the club’s website and other advertising platforms. The solar module manufacturer will also receive dedicated marketing, hospitality and advertising privileges. Canadian Solar’s logo will be featured at all home games on the digital perimeter advertising system and in other prominent, high visibility areas of the stadium.
Dr. Shawn Qu, Canadian Solar’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said, “We are very pleased to kick-start our partnership with Fulham and are proud to be named as official solar energy partner. We have a tremendous respect for the athletes, and share in their commitment to winning. We have a long-standing history in supporting top sports clubs, particularly in Europe. These sponsorships provide an ideal way to broaden the awareness of the Canadian Solar brand as well as providing us with strong channel support for our customers.”
Fulham Football Club CEO, Alistair Mackintosh said, “Fulham is delighted to partner with Canadian Solar for the forthcoming seasons. They are a leading brand in the solar industry that complements and embodies the core values and principles of Fulham. The partnership will, I am sure, be mutually beneficial and we look forward to successful seasons working together.”
Canadian Solar has also supports Italian basketball team Virtus Bologna, the EHC Munich hockey top league club, the New York Yankees and the 2010 World Series Champions San Francisco Giants. In Japan, Canadian Solar sponsors the Seibu Lions baseball team.