IBSF renewed the sponsorship agreement with Shender Company which allows them to continue as official Billiards table supplier in all the IBSF tournament for next three years. Jim Leacy, President IBSF and Kevin Huang, President, M/s. Shender Sporting Equipments Co. Ltd. signed the agreement on 13th July 2013 in a joint press conference.
IBSF went into sponsorship agreement with Shender Company first time in the year 2010. IBSF President, Jim Leacy praised the quality of tables and the services provided by Shender in the last three years.
Jim told to the media that the agreement remained very successful for IBSF and M/s. Shender. The funds generated by the sponsorship from M/s. Shender has enabled IBSF to support many development projects around the world.
He also informed that from the current year, IBSF has introduced two new championships i.e. World Team Snooker and World 6Red Snooker which also means more exposure to Shender.
As the collaboration has remained very fruitful, Jim thanked Mr. Kevin for his support and the sponsorship. Mr. Kevin also thanked IBSF for imposing trust in Shender brand and making their Billiards tables famous world wide.
M/s. Shender also signed agreement with OBSF and WCBS. The agreement with WCBS is only for 2013 World Games where Shender will provide Snooker and Pool tables for the competition.
Mr. Maxime Cassis, General Secretary, WCBS and Mr. Barrie Jones, OBSF President signed the respective agreements with Shender.