Pyeongchang, a northeastern county of South Korea, has seen itself transform into a modern-day city in no time ever since South Korea successfully bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games here. Airports, Railways, high-quality roads, are now all ensuring Pyeongchang appears on the map of South Korea with a significant mark beside it. An expected sum of 82 billion Euros has been spent by the South Korean hosting committee in their preparations to host the games.
All this can just not be possible without having a bunch of financial heavyweights as your sponsors. The 2018 Winter Olympic games have a fair share of support from their official sponsors. The success, however, doesn’t solely depend on the money spending on construction and infra, it also depends on proper marketing and support from a few top global brands. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games has had some global companies as their official partners too. Here is a list of sponsors, partners, and worldwide supporters of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
There are a total of 10 official Sponsors for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Samsung leads the other sponsors by sponsoring through two of its brands, Samsung Life Insurance and Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance. The other sponsors are Education First, Ssangyong information & Communications, Naver, Hanwha, Aggrenko, Shinsegae, CJ, and KEB Hana Bank.
Official Partners for 2018 Pyeongchang Games
A total of 10 companies were elected as the official partners for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.These include McDonald’s, LG, Korean Air, Hyundai_KIA, SK, Lotte, Posco, Kepco, KT, and The North Face.
Global Olympic Partners
The 13 official global partners of Olympics will continue with their branding in the 2018 Winter Olympics too. These brands include Coca-Cola, Bridgestone, Atos, Alibaba, DOW, GE, Intel, Omega, Panasonic, P&G, Toyota, Samsung, and VISA.
All the logistics required for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games will be made available by a list of companies handpicked by IOC as the official suppliers for the 2018 Winter Olympics. This list includes names of Pagoda, Bombardier, Hanssem, Hanjin, Hyundai Development Group, KIMG, Seoultent, Hanjin Travel, S-Oil Corporation, Samsung Securities, Samil PwC, BAE, KIM & LEE LLC, Daedong, Samsung C&T, Huawei, and Daewon Rental.
Apart from the sponsors, suppliers, and partners, there will be a bunch of companies out there supporting the 2018 Winter Olympic Games through their brand network. These include Interpark, Ahnlab, DYFlag, Hancom, Douzone, Smart Planet, LS, Ottogi, Daegwanryoung Hanwoo, Noodle Lovers, Cheorwan Odae-seal, Kukdong Metal Fence, Influential, Somunsa, Kelly Services, Maeil Dairies, Hoengseong Hanwoo, and DY.
The fans of all the participating nations can have tour packages and tickets arranged at the website of their National Olympic Committee’s website. Apart from that, fans from the US can buy tour packages from CoSport and Jet Set Sports. However, the US is amongst the very few nations to use CoSport, most of the countries have opted to use Carton Sports as their official travel partners. On an average, your packages will start from around 5000USD.