SINGAPORE, 5 February 2021 – EpsonSingapore and Geylang International Football Club (GIFC) today announced its sponsorship renewal for the sixth consecutive year, with Epson as the Platinum sponsor for the 2021 season.
This extended partnership displays the strong relationship between the two organisations. The signing ceremony was held this afternoon at Epson’s new regional headquarters which houses two solution centers to showcase the organisation’s sustainable innovations in printing, visual imaging and robotics.
With the firm commitment of both organisations to support the football community and youths in Singapore, this year’s partnership solidifies the mutual commitment from both organisations to further advance new values in bridging sustainability and football for the benefit of Singaporean youths, as well as the broader community.
Mr Siew Jin Kiat, Regional Managing Director, Epson Southeast Asia said, “We are extremely pleased to extend our partnership with GIFC once again. As an organisation, we are proud that our work with GIFC has provided more opportunities to Singapore’s youth with a passion for sports, and it is deeply rewarding to see these efforts make such a difference to the lives of so many talented individuals. Moving forth, we will continue to leverage on our commitment to football as a platform to raise awareness of the importance of sustainability in the business environment, as well as at home.”
Unveiled and presented to Mr Siew Jin Kiat, Regional Managing Director, Epson Southeast Asia and Mr. Thomas Gay, Chairman of GIFC at the partnership renewal event were limited-edition jerseys, which were designed to specifically honour and celebrate the 6-years of strong partnership between Epson Singapore and GIFC. The jerseys were printed using Epson SureColor dye-sublimation digital textile printer, the first of more sustainability initiatives that will be rolled out in 2021. The design is infused with colours to reflect positivity following a challenging year in 2020, with the vibrant colours signifying new hopes and dreams for the year ahead. For this year’s jersey, the limited edition incorporates a 6-year logo to honour the on-going partnership between Epson Singapore and GIFC.
Mr. Thomas Gay, Chairman of GIFC said, “Our partnership with Epson is bringing us closer to our goals of proactively improving opportunities in our local communities. We are pleased to have extended our partnership with Epson for the sixth year as we continue to work towards our common objective of supporting Singapore government initiatives, as well as educating and spreading the message to football fans, as well as the broader community, on the importance of sustainability in sports.”
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to becoming indispensable to society by connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. The company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics. Epson is proud of its contributions to realising a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realising the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion.
About Epson Singapore
Since 1982, Epson has developed a strong presence across major markets in Southeast Asia and South Asia. Led by the regional headquarters Epson Singapore, Epson’s business in Southeast Asia spans an extensive network of 11 countries with a comprehensive infrastructure of close to 500 service outlets, 7 Epson solution centres and 7 manufacturing facilities.