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Frequently Asked Questions

Commercial and Marketing

Q. Who gets to use the logo?
A. The media to cover stories on the Games;
Sponsors who have paid for the unique rights;
No unauthorised brand association is allowed.

Q. Is your press coverage generally fair?
A. The media coverage for the Games is generally very positive. The PR aim is to provide media with the many positive stories that are associated with hosting an event of this magnitude and the long-term benefits that the Games will bring to the region.

Q. Who will get the TV rights?
A. The Host Broadcaster and UK rights holder is the BBC. Australia Channel 7 has the Australian rights, and TV New Zealand has the rights to New Zealand and a number of the Pacific Islands. Others are to be announced.

Q. Who are the sponsors?
A. The sponsorship drive is still on target, current official Sponsors are:

  • Manchester Airport
  • Adecco
  • Guardian Media Group
  • Microsoft
  • Cadbury
  • Asda
  • Cussons
  • Addleshaw Booth and Co
  • Bupa
  • Rover

    Our official Partners are:
  • United Utilities
  • Bruntwood
  • Guilbert
  • Xerox
  • Claremont Business Environments
  • First Group
  • Boddingtons
  • Trafford Centre
  • Virgin Trains

Q. How much do they contribute?
A. This depends on the level of investment required and the benefits associated with the sponsorship.

Q. I am interested in providing my company details to M2002, how do I do this?
A. Write in with all the details to:
Procurement and Contracts Manager
Manchester 2002
PO Box 2002, Manchester M60 3RP

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