Canon to sponsor SVG Europe’s Sport Production Awards 2016

Canon_logoSVG Europe is delighted to announce that Canon will once again serve as sponsor of its annual Sport Production Awards. An annual opportunity to celebrate production and technical achievement in the sports broadcast world, the Sport Production Awards will take place in Amsterdam on 10 September during the week of IBC.

The 2016 Awards will recognise superlative projects that have taken place since August 15, 2015, following a nominations process that took place in June and early July. Awards will be presented in a total of three categories: Outstanding Technical Achievement, Outstanding Technical Innovation and Outstanding Overall Production Achievement.

Explaining Canon’s decision to support the Awards once again through sponsorship, Canon’s Channel Development Manager, Broadcast and Cine Lens, Professional Imaging Group, Blazej Klacansky comments: “Sports production has always been at the forefront of technological innovation, and we feel strongly that over the next couple of years customer will start to experience new and exciting ways to watch sporting events and entertainment. We are proud of Canon’s heritage and investment in R&D to ensure that we bring the most innovative products to market, which we believe help our customers deploy creative solutions to always exceed viewers’ expectations. As such, we are excited to be able to sponsor this prestigious SVG Europe Awards and show support for the field of sports and live production broadcast industries.”

SVG Europe general manager Joe Hosken adds: “We are delighted to have Canon’s support for an event that not only celebrates excellence in sports achievement, but also provides a welcome opportunity to socialise with industry friends and colleagues during what is always a very hectic week in Amsterdam.”

The SVG Europe Sport Production Awards will take place in the First Floor Restaurant, Hall 2 of the RAI exhibition centre, from 6-8pm on 10 September. For more information, and to register, please visit

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