Vancouver 2010

Vancouver 2010

March 20, 2007 16:39 ET

Jet Set Sports and CoSport to Provide Exclusive Olympic and Paralympic Games Hospitality Packages for Vancouver 2010 Winter Games

Global hospitality company selected as Official Supporter of the 2010 Winter Games

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 20, 2007) - Jet Set Sports, along with its sister company CoSport, and the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) have formed a new partnership to develop exclusive hospitality packages for the 2010 Winter Games.

Jet Set Sports along with its affiliate company CoSport today become Official Supporters of the 2010 Winter Games and will begin working with VANOC to develop and supply official hospitality packages that will provide spectators with "one stop" to book exclusive packages for the 2010 Winter Games. The hospitality packages will be made available in Canada and in countries where Jet Set Sports has acquired ticket selling rights. Packages will be developed and available for booking towards the end of 2008.

"The excitement and anticipation for Canadians and people around the world wanting to attend the Games in 2010 is already very high and is continuing to gain momentum," said VANOC Chief Executive Officer, John Furlong. "With help from Jet Set Sports we know that those fans will receive a first-class hospitality experience. We have witnessed Jet Set first-hand at other Games and their level of service and attention to detail are remarkable."

Jet Set Sports' six-year Official Supporter partnership with VANOC provides sponsorship rights for the 2010 Winter Games and the Canadian Olympic Teams participating at the Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Jet Set Sports will be the exclusive provider of hospitality packages in Canada.

"Jet Set Sports and CoSport are thrilled to become part of the 2010 Winter Games family and to help fans from Canada and across the world come to British Columbia to watch the best athletes compete and celebrate the spirit of Olympism," said Jet Set Sports and CoSport founder, Chairman and CEO, Sead Dizdarevic. "We have been a long-time sponsor of the Canadian Olympic Team and the Canadian Olympic Committee, and we are honoured that VANOC has entrusted us to be their partner. Our goal is to create packages that allow our customers to have a once in a lifetime opportunity in attending the Games."

About Jet Set Sports

Jet Set Sports and its sister company CoSport are leading providers of Olympic Games hospitality packages and Olympic Games event tickets to corporate clientele and the general public. Since 1984, Jet Set Sports has provided clients with unparalleled hospitality experiences at Olympic Games through its VIP Hospitality Programs and Hospitality Management Services. The company is an official sponsor of the Canadian Olympic Committee, the US Olympic Committee and various other National Olympic Committees throughout the world. Most recently, the company was an Official Sponsor of the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy, the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece and the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, please visit and


VANOC is responsible for the planning, organizing, financing and staging of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games in 2010. The 2010 Olympic Winter Games will be staged in Vancouver and Whistler from February 12 to 28, 2010. Vancouver and Whistler will host the Paralympic Winter Games from March 12 to 21, 2010.

VANOC's marketing program is focused on securing mutually-rewarding partnerships with shared values to generate sufficient revenue to host successful Winter Games in 2010 and to leave a financial legacy for sport. VANOC's Worldwide TOP Partners include Coca-Cola, Atos Origin, GE, McDonald's, Omega and Visa. VANOC's National Partners are Bell Canada, Hbc, RBC Financial Group, GM Canada, Petro-Canada, and RONA. VANOC's Official Supporters include the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, Canadian Pacific, Ricoh, the Royal Canadian Mint and Teck Cominco Limited. VANOC's Official Suppliers are Birks, Dow Canada, EPCOR, Haworth Canada, Vincor and Workopolis.

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