Canon and SBF announces Canon SuperSeries

16th October, Singapore: Canon Singapore today announced that it has partnered the Singapore Bowling Federation (SBF) to launch the Canon SuperSeries – the first sporting series created exclusively for corporate entities.

The Canon SuperSeries, designed with a theme “Showing that a Little Fun Can Make a Big Difference in the Workplace”, is aimed to encourage healty work-life practices through the sport of tenpin bowling.

The Canon SuperSeries also serves as an excellent business networking and development opportunity for participating companies. Following on from Canon’s five-year sponsorship agreement with the SBF, announced in June this year, the Canon SuperSeries is the first joint programme to be organised and it will officially commence on Sunday, 26 October 2008.

“Canon has always been dedicated to enhancing businesses and business practices in Singapore. Whether it is through our imaging and workflow solutions or a sporting platform, our goal is to empower local businesses become more effective and ultimately, more profitable,” says Lim Kok Hin, Senior Director and General Manager of the Business Imaging Solutions Division at Canon Singapore.

“The Canon SuperSeries is an excellent platform for companies to foster better internal cohesion. It also acts as a platform for effective business networking, through the fun and engaging sport of tenpin bowling.”

The announcement of the Canon SuperSeries was made during a mini corporate bowling tournament to kick off the series. The event was graced by Mr. Teo Ser Luck, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports & Ministry of Transport.

Mr. Teo was joined by 30 participating companies during the launch ceremony, represented by their heads of Human Resources who were present to show their support for healthy work-life practices.

“Given this year’s emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, the Singapore Bowling Federation is pleased to collaborate with Canon to launch the first SuperSeries for corporate entities,” says Mrs Jessie Phua, President of the Singapore Bowling Federation.

“We want to encourage companies to participate in activities that get their employees out of the office. Even more importantly, we believe that companies should engage in sporting activities that just happen to make good business sense. The SuperSeries competition will evolve over time and companies can look forward to fun and innovative fringe events surrounding the competition.”

Besides helping to elevate the level of business connectivity in the sport of tenpin bowling in Singapore, Canon Singapore and the SBF also aim to help companies foster corporate cohesion and encourage healthy work practices through the Canon SuperSeries.

Designed to create bonding opportunities and social interaction for staff within the same company, the SuperSeries also presents a healthy and cordial platform for business networking across various business segments in Singapore.

Numerous local and international companies based in Singapore have already registered for the Canon SuperSeries.

Photos by SingaporeBowling.