Dragons Downunder would like to thank the following organisations for sponsoring the 2007 IDBF World Dragon Boat Championships.
Active Sportz is a new company based in Australia providing high quality sports clothing for a wide range of sports. Active Sportz is the appointed distributor for Australia and New Zealand for the GAIA (Ultimate Frisbee) and Turf Girl (women’s and girls’ soccer) brands. www.gaiacustom.com
We also have high quality sports clothing for men’s soccer, running, and dragon boat racing and always looking to extend our range of clothing for different and varied sporting activities.
Blue Mountains Natural Spring Water
Official suppliers of spring water to the World Championships
EcoPoint – Myall Shores Resort
The concept of EcoPoint relies on providing nature based and eco-sympathetic resorts in stunning locations, on the shores of our beautiful beaches, lakes and harbours. Often they will be within Australian national parks and other unique landscapes. With an excellent standard of accommodation and comprehensive facilities, EcoPoint Resorts are ideal for families and couples during weekends and vacations, and a perfect corporate retreat for meetings and conferences. This is great news for our overseas visitors who may want to stay on and explore more of Australia.
Go Way Travel
Goway Travel has many years experience as a travel agent and have dedicated staff ready to offer a personalised and quick service. We are committed to providing the best-valued quality holidays available. We want you to feel secure, comfortable and reassured when booking a holiday. Goway is your one-stop-shop for all travel arrangements.
For those who like to use a camper van, we have entered into a sponsorship with Kea Campers. These luxury camper vans are a fantastic way to see our beautiful country! Kea offers a 20% discount for all attendees.
Macau Government Tourist Office
The Macau Government Tourist Office is a National Tourist Office and its main role is to actively promote the destination to the Australian consumer, travel industry and the MICE market.
New South Wales – Major Events Board
The NSW Major Events Board advises the NSW Government on major event opportunities for Sydney and New South Wales.
Its ambit covers sport, business, arts, cultural, entertainment and lifestyle events. The Board focuses on major events that:
- provide a substantial net economic impact for the state
- provide opportunities for the destination marketing and promotion of Sydney and New South Wales both nationally and internationally
- enhance Sydney’s international brand and reputation as a global city
- provide benefits for communities in regional areas
Electronics for Dragon Boating
- COX-VOX- Amplification and speaker system for drummers and steersmen. Available for hire during the regatta.
- Interval® 2000 Split/Rate Watch Stop watch with stroke rate for coaches.
- Cadence T1 – Sports wrist watch with stroke rate for paddlers and coaches.
Nielsen-Kellerman Company USA designs, manufactures and distributes waterproof instruments for active lifestyles and technical applications, including Kestrel® Pocket Weather Meters, Interval® Timing Systems and NK Electronics for Rowing and Paddling. Every one of our American-made products offers innovative features, built-to-last construction and a full warranty. Full two year conditional warranty on all equipment manufactured by Nielsen Kellerman. Factory service for life.
Stop by the NK Australia stand in the vendor area for more information.
OAMPS Insurance Brokers
OAMPS Insurance Brokers provides insurance cover and risk managment services for the leisure, amusement, sport, entertainment and recreation industries. OAMPS experienced staff have a detailed knowledge of the industry, have access to a panel of secure insurers and are experts in developing cost-effective and appropriate cover for this hard-to-place market segment.
Call 1800 776 781
Penrith City Council
Penrith Valley is located approximately 55 kilometres from Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD) and covers an area of 407 square kilometres and has a population of nearly 180,000 people.
Getting to Penrith is easy. Just follow the signs along the M4 from Sydney in the East. The new M7 links the M5 from the South and the M2 and M1 from the North to the M4. From the West take the Great Western Highway or follow the Northern Road from Windsor and Richmond or Campbelltown and Camden.
Penrith Valley features world class sporting, recreational facilities like white-water rafting at Penrith Whitewater Stadium, canoeing at the International Regatta Centre and the spectacular Penrith Lakes Scheme.
Call the Penrith Valley Visitor Information Centre on 1 300 736 836 for more ideas on things you can see and do in the area or call in to the Centre, it’s located in Panthers Car Park, Mulgoa Rd, Penrith. It’s open seven days a week 9am-4.30pm or go to www.penrithvalley.com.au
The Panthers Entertainment Group has 14 licensed club sites in NSW – from Port Macquarie on the mid-north coast to Lavington, in the south. Our clubs cater for a wide range of activities for members, their families and guests.
One of the official Team Uniform suppliers. Check out Regatta Sport for online sales.
Ricoh Co Ltd, was established on February 6, 1936. The Ricoh Group consists of 376 subsidiaries, and 28 affiliates. The Ricoh Group engage in such global-scale activities as the development, production, marketing, after-sales service, and recycling of office equipment, including copiers and printers, information equipment, optical devices, and other electronic equipment, in five regions around the world.
Ricoh Company Ltd is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of office automation equipment.
– No.1 for copiers and faxes in Japan for over 20 years.
– Pioneer in digital image output and No.1 in USA, Europe and Japan.
– A strong commitment to R & D with investment of over 7% of annual net sales to ensure that Ricoh’s innovation leadership is maintained.
Ricoh’s success is reflected by its:
– Over 70 years in business
– ‘Fortune 250 Industrial’ rating
– Over AU$19 billion global sales
– Over 74,000 employees worldwide
– Global commitment to the environment
TLS – Special Events, Exhibitions & Attractions
TLS is a company which brings together the best of Australia’s international event, exhibition and attraction producers.
TLS apply a unique mix of creativity and experience to ensure their clients connect, communicate & entertain their target markets in a way that is enjoyable and memorable.
Whether reviewing the commercial feasibility of a proposed entertainment facility, designing an attraction or launching a new product TLS has the expertise to ensure success.
Collectively the TLS team has contributed to acclaimed venues, attractions and events that span the globe.
For over 35 years Wholesale Trophies in Sydney have appreciated the power of recognition. Corporate awards and sporting awards are a true reflection of how we value our team or people for doing their job well.
By recognising a team member with a corporate award or motivational gift, you are showing them that they have made a contribution to everyone involved, they are respected and their place is certain.
Wholesale Trophies is a major supplier of corporate and business awards, sporting trophies, promotional items, rubber stamps and metal castings. We have been based in Sydney since 1963, servicing the Australian corporate and business community with quality awards, trophies, and promotional gifts.