The Organizers behind
City of Aarhus/Aarhus Events
Aarhus Events attracts, develops and supports large, strategic events with an international focus. The overall aim is to create events that contribute to economic growth and development across various sectors and which provide unique experiences for the city’s citizens, guests and business community. Aarhus Events assists event planners within a wide range of fields: Sporting events, cultural events and knowledge events among others.
The Danish Sailing Association (MNA)
The MNA (Member National Authority) behind the Hempel Sailing World Championships is the Danish Sailing Association. The Danish Sailing Association is a member of all relevant sporting and political organisations in Denmark such as the National Olympic Committee and the Sports Confederation of Denmark. The Danish Sailing Association representing a total of 65,000 members.
The organising committee for the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 is formed by Sailing Aarhus, a non-profit sailing event management organisation constituted by the six sailing clubs in Aarhus. Sailing Aarhus was established in 1999 in connection with the Danish bid for the 2003 ISAF Worlds and has worked intensely ever since, organising international sailing events in Aarhus.
Sport Event Danmark
Sport Event Denmark is the national Danish sports event organisation. It was established in 1994 by the Danish government and the national Danish sports organisations with the main aim of attracting and hosting major international sporting events and sports congresses.
Sport Event Denmark recognises the importance of adding value to an event and its owners. Sport Event Denmark remains involved throughout the event process and works closely with the local organising committee.
Central Denmark Region
Aarhus 2018 is supported by The Central Denmark Region. The Central Denmark Regions purpose of supporting such major international events is that these contribute to creating growth and development throughout the region as well as making the region an attractive place to live and visit.
Hempel is a leading painter supplier in the marine, industry, decorative, container and yacht segments. With departments in more than 45 countries, Hempel is one of Denmark’s most global companies with roots in the maritime. As a title sponsor, Hempel contribute to make the Hempel sailing World Championships a world class event.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP applications and services enable more than 378,000 business and public-sector customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
At TDC Group we bring people closer together. For 130 years, TDC Group has provided innovative communications solutions that connect all Danes with each other. We ensure the connection between people and create cohesion at a time when distances are measured not only in miles but also in megabit and mobile coverage.
The Geberit Group is a European leader in sanitary technology and bathroom ceramics. At Hempel Sailing World Championshops Aarhus 2018,
Geberit sponsors shower toilets: Geberit AquaClean. The WC that cleans you with water.
Danske Bank is a Nordic universal bank with strong local roots and bridges to the rest of the world. Their professionalism and contact with a lot of people, makes the bank a strong partner for the Worlds.
Blue Water Shipping
Blue Water Shipping has more than 40 years of experience with shipping and logistics, a strong global network and a great knowledge of the city of Aarhus.
Blue Water Shipping is the official logistics partner of the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus.
Volvo is one of World Sailing’s greatest sponsors and therefor also engaged in the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018.
Volvo will be providing logistics through all kinds of different vehicles.
Cisco is the world’s leading provider of communications solutions that change the way people connect, communicate, and collaborate.
As an innovator in the information technology industry, Cisco and our certified partners, Cisco sells hardware, software and services to businesses of all sizes, governments, telecom companies, and service providers.
E.ON takes part in the transition towards a fossil free future. In Denmark, we produce and sell district heating, wind power, and biogas. We also sell and advise on electricity, gas, energy efficiency and green mobility, such as charging solutions for electric cars and biogas for heavy transport. We are a part of Europe’s largest, privately owned energy company, E.ON SE, with more than 32 million customers and 43,000 employees (2017). During the past decade, we have invested more than €10 billion in renewables.
Novicell is an international digital consulting Company. They deliver digital solutions based on solid experince and facts.
To Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 Novicell deliver their professional event management platform Venma – for e.g. managing the many volunteers.
LaserTryk.dk is the largest digital printing Company in Scandinavian and delivers printed matters to both businesses and consumers for any occasion.
To Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 LaserTryk.dk is printing graphic materials including programs, banners, flags, stickers and signs.
Mettler Toledo is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications.
To Hempel Sailing World Championships Mettler Toledo delivers precisions instruments to weighing the boats.
Nordic Rentals is one of Scandinavia’s leading event companies in renting out professional audio, light, stage and AV equipment. For the sailing World Championships, Nordic Rentals supplies big screens and audio to the venue.
AFI Marine is a local Aarhus company with everything in boat equipment. AFI deliver event clothing for the event team, as well as t-shirts for the many volunteers at the Worlds.
In addition, AFI is the preferred partner for motor service for the many support- and official boats.
The port of Aarhus is an industrial area with around 150 companies. Aarhus Harbor is the largest container port in Denmark. The port of Aarhus serves up to 1.3 million cars and around 2.9 million passengers plus an increasing number of cruise passengers each year.
Donkey Republic is a Danish startup, taking the world on two wheels with their smart bike-share system. The bright orange bikes are part of the city bike-share system in Aarhus and this year they are also the official transport providers for our Race Officials.
Købmand Herman Sallings Fond
Købmand Herman Sallings Fond supports the facilitation of the maritime festival surrounding the newly built harbor quarter, Aarhus Ø during the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018.
Vilhelm Kiers Fonden
Vilhelm Kiers Fond supports the Opening and Closing Ceremony to the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 and gives the visitors and guests a perfect start and end to the championships.
Den A. P. Møllerske Støttefond
Den A. P. Møllerske Støttefond supports the Maritime Festival at the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018. The purpose of the festival is to make sailing more popular and accessible than previously seen.
Nordea-fonden supports activities which promote good living in Denmark. Focus areas are: health and food, exercise and nature. At the Worlds Nordea-fonden supports the great maritime festival at the harbor.
The C.A.C Fond supports art and cultural projects in Denmark. During the Sailing World Championships 2018, the fond supports the opening and closing ceremony at the event area. The C.A.C Fond thus helps to ensure a festive start and end of the World Cup.
Tuborgfondet is a non-profit foundation whose goal is that all young people are an active part of society’s communities in both the labor market and civil society. Tuborgfondet supports the volunteer sustainability ambassadors during the Worlds.
NRGI has supported the learning area, which will communicate on sustainable behavior during the Maritime Festival at the Worlds.
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