Tuesday 01 August 2017
Glasgow-based with global connections, NCS has become the latest major company to offer its support to the TOTAL World Badminton Championships ahead of the event which takes place at The Emirates Arena this month.
BADMINTONscotland announced the partnership which has secured NCS as Official Photocopier Supplier for the championships which gets underway in Glasgow from 21-27 August 2017, an event which will attract the world’s best badminton players from around the world.
Anne Smillie, CEO of BADMINTONscotland said:”We are absolutely delighted to have a company with the calibre and expertise of NCS on board for the Total World Badminton Championships.
“It is vital for our event to have efficient, reliable and professional office equipment and support in place when Glasgow will be firmly in the gaze of a global audience this summer to ensure that we have world class systems in place behind our world class teams.
“NCS have experience of working with us before at the Scottish Open Grand Prix Championships in 2015 so this is a tried and tested partnership and we are very happy to have this level of back room support again.
“This event is a great opportunity to showcase not only Glasgow but also companies like NCS that are based here that will be working in close partnership with us to ensure that everyone at home and abroad enjoys a successful World Championships, which will provide a legacy we can build upon to get more youngsters playing badminton across Scotland.
NCS is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of complete office systems and has over 29 years’ of expertise and experience delivering to both the private and public sector markets. The company has eight branches across the UK with their head office based at Rodney Street in Glasgow.
Tom Nolan, MD of NCS said: “It’s exciting to see such a high profile sporting event once again being hosted in this great city and it’s a real pleasure for NCS to be part of it”
"Of course NCS will be working hard behind the scenes ensuring the events printing requirements are taken care of, but on court we will be rooting for our home grown talent and are hopeful to see British number one Kirsty Gilmour reproduce the form that took her to the final at the Commonwealth Games just 3 years ago. In the meantime we’d like to wish all of the competitors the best of luck for what is sure to be an exciting tournament.”
History was made on finals day at the TOTAL BWF World Championships as Viktor Axelsen became the first European player to win men’s singles gold in 20 years.