Ottawa, ON - Badminton Canada is proud to announce that Yonex Canada and Badminton Canada have extended their sponsorship agreement for the Canada Open for the 2018 to 2021 editions of the event. With the international event featuring badminton superstars such Lee Chong Wei (MAS), Kento Momota (JPN), and 3-time Canada Open Champion Michelle Li (CAN) in recent years, Badminton Canada is pleased with the support provided by Yonex Canada with this event.
The partnership brings an increased financial commitment by Yonex Canada, as well as other enhancements to the event. In addition, this relationship allows Badminton Canada to continue to host a top level BWF event in Canada, host some of the best players from around the world, and showcase Canada’s best badminton athletes.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Yonex Canada for the Canada Open from this year until 2021” said Executive Director, Joe Morissette. “This is great partnership for our sport as we look to continue to promote our player, ourselves, and Yonex both domestically and internationally.”
“Yonex is extremely pleased to extend our title sponsorship for the Yonex Canada Open for the next four years. 2018 will mark the 9th consecutive year as title sponsor of the biggest annual International badminton tournament in Canada”, said Paul Staudzs, Sales & Marketing Manager at Yonex Canada. “Yonex is committed to increasing awareness and participation of badminton in Canada at all levels and looks forward to working together with Badminton Canada to achieve this goal.”