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Honav becomes official provider of Rio 2016 Olympic pins

2012-08-07 16:26:00 COC

London, 4 August 2012: Beijing Huajiang Culture Development Co Ltd (also known as Honav), the licensee of lapel pins for the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been awarded the license to become the official provider of pins for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Today Jack Chen, Chairman at Honav and Carlos Nuzman, President of Rio 2016 will make their partnership official at Casa Brasil in London’s iconic Somerset House.
“This is our third consecutive summer Olympic Games licence. It is testament to our commitment to promote the Olympic spirit and, in doing so, we are becoming an increasingly significant part of the Olympic community,” said Jack Chen. “We are fully embracing the opportunity to be part of the Rio of the future and very much look forward to 2016,” he continued.
“We are signing today the contract with the award Honav the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Famous for the quality of its creative designs, I have every confidence that they will continue with their work in the run up to Rio 2016,” said Carlos Nuzman.

Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman (L-2) with China's IOC members Yu 
Zaiqing (R-1) and Li Lingwei (L-1) and Hanov Chairman Jack
 Chen (R-2).


About the Rio 2016™ Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee
The Rio 2016™ Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee is a non-profit, private, civil sports association, formed by the Brazilian Olympic Confederations, the Brazilian Olympic Committee and the Brazilian Paralympic Committee. Its mission is to promote, organise and stage the Rio 2016™ Olympic and Paralympic Games, following the guidelines provided by the Host City Contract, the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency, while complying with Brazilian legislation, the Olympic Charter and the IPC Rules Manual.

About Hanov
Established in 2003, Honav is a company that combines research, design, marketing, manufacturing and retail on an international scale. With branches in Beijing, Nanjing, London, Singapore, Hongkong and the USA, the company was also the multiple category licensee at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, and the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. Honav offers licensed merchandise solution to many brands including IOC Museum, Chinese Olympic Committee, and the National Stadium (Bird’s Nest).
Honav’s offering goes far beyond pins. From iconic sporting sculptures to soft toys, clothing and key rings, the company merchandises more than 100 types of products and has two flagship stores and an extensive distribution network.

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