OXFORD, United Kingdom, December 26. FAST Track, one of the United Kingdom's top sports marketing and events agencies, won the national commercial partners, licensing and client services contract from the organizing committee for the Manchester 2008 World Championships.
Fast Track will start work on Manchester 2008 immediately with a range of partnership opportunities, including strong TV exposure over five days, a legacy program involving the wider community and tailored packages including a VIP gala dinner.
"We are absolutely delighted to be working on these major Championships," Fast Track Business Director Andy Challis said. "Fast Track has achieved a National Partner income record for the last three Athletics World and European Championships that we have worked on. We are determined to deliver an equally strong service for the FINA World Swimming Championships in Manchester. This is a major stepping stone towards London 2012 and an ideal vehicle for sponsors who want to be associated with British success on the world stage."