Saturday, 31 August 2013

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Glasgow 2014: Businesses call for 'clear plan'

A Glasgow 2014 spokesman said it was working to ensure that businesses were "informed, prepared and ready for the Games."

Chamber chief executive Stewart Patrick said businesses wanted to plan around marketing, branding and business promotion events.

Following a meeting with Games officials, he said they also wanted to find out more about disruption to city traffic during the games, and about hotel bookings.

At the meeting, Games chief executive David Grevemberg said a business toolkit was being prepared, but did not say when it would be available.

There is already an online portal to help local companies bid for Commonwealth Games contracts, with 100 currently under way and more than that yet to be started.

Mr Patrick said: "We are picking up a genuine enthusiasm amongst business for information on how they can engage with the Games.

"There is no doubt the Games Business Portal has helped to make clear what the direct tender opportunities from the Games are, and we know more are still to come.

"But we are now getting many more enquiries about the practical matters involved for the wider business community when the Games are in the city.

"That includes issues around marketing and branding, the way the city will operate during the Games including transport, hotel accommodation, meeting spaces and business to business events, and the extent to which businesses should be making special efforts during the two weeks of the Games."

He added: "Now that the tickets are on sale and businesses are drawing up their plans and budgets for next year, there is a real urgency for practical information answering these questions and we are looking forward to the early release of the Business Ready Toolkits and the Get Ready Glasgow one-stop information website.

"There is genuine confidence in the substantial progress so far and I'm sure that confidence will be maintained if these initiatives reach the business community very soon."

Mr Grevemberg told Chamber of Commerce members that there would be further opportunities to sign up sponsors, and he encouraged firms to get involved with the Games as a sales and worldwide marketing opportunity, and support their staff doing so.

"No stone is being left unturned in terms of commercial opportunities," he said. "It's important that we get the right value for money."

Mr Grevemberg said the organisers were "happy" with the level of sponsorship secured so far, towards a target of £100m.

He also said there had been some discussion of increasing public transport capacity by using ferries on the River Clyde, but that had not been concluded.

The Glasgow 2014 spokesman said: "The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games present unprecedented opportunities for businesses of all sizes. Already businesses within the city have benefited from £183m of Games-related contracts.

"At Games time Glasgow will play host to large numbers of visitors. They will be enjoying world-class sport but they will also be immersing themselves in the city's unique culture, retail and hospitality opportunities.

"We want businesses to be primed and ready to make the most of this very special occasion. We also want them to be able to deliver their day-to-day operations effectively."

He added: "We are working through Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Police Scotland and other partners to ensure the business networks they actively engage with are informed, prepared and ready for the Games."


Original Source: BBC NEWS Scotland

Friday, 23 August 2013

2013 NEW Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP

This Racquet holds the Guinness World Record of fastest smashing speed recorded at 


Offering in both 3U and 2U

Product available at Mid-Sep

Yonex Racket Chart
Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP
Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP

Product available at Mid-Sep
Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP
Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP
Yonex Racquet Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP
Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP

YONEX badminton racket
Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP
YONEX badminton racket
Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed NR-ZSP

Saturday, 17 August 2013

NEW Victor 45th Anniversary T-Shirt

New Victor 45th Anniversary T-shirts

NEW Victor Lee Yong Dae T-Shirts are now available !

Are you a fan of the Korean Doubles Hero Lee Yong Dae's fans ??? If can't afford to miss this newly release Victor T-shirt.....

Size Offering : S to 2XL

Colours: Blue, Yellow and Black

Victor Lee Yong Dae T-Shirt T-3020

Friday, 16 August 2013

New Range of Victor Badminton Racquet Bags - Tournament Styles

Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR7201F

Victor Badminon Racquet Bag BR270D
Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR270F

Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR7201G

Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR7201D

Victor Shoes SH8500E、J Review

Victor SH8500J
Since the SH8500, VICTOR’s specialized badminton shoe, came out it has  received the affirmation of many consumers and top players. In particular, star ROK men’s doubles Lee Yong Dae/ Ko Sung Hyun are very impressed by the TalonGuard lateral stabilization technology featured in the shoe.
TalonGuard lateral stabilization technology
TalonGuard uses to TPU plates of different hardness that are joined together;situated  on the outer part of the sole, they grasp the outer part of the sole like an eagle’s talons, giving the sole lateral stability and effectively reducing foot in-turn during lateral movement. 
Victor SH8500E

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

REMINDER: Last day of the SPECIAL OFFER for FREE Victor String with Stringing to all Pre-Orders of Victor NEW racquets

Victor BRS-12L
Victor BRS-LHI
Victor TK7000L
Victor TK6000

REMINDER: Last day of the SPECIAL OFFER for FREE Victor String with Stringing to all Pre-Orders of below Victor NEW racquets :

- Victor Thruster K 7000L
- Victor Thruster K 6000
- Victor Bravesword LHI (Lee Hyun Il's Choice)
- Victor Bravesword 12L (Liliyana Natsir's Choice)


Act NOW and don't miss the chance at :

Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir World Championships Equipments

世锦赛 混双 冠军
Indonesian Badminon Players Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir

Liliyana Natsir's Equipment List:

Racquet:Victor Bravesword BRS-12L
Shoes:Victor Badminton Shoes SH8500
String Used:Victor NS-880 or Victor VS-850
Grips:Victor GR334、Victor GR233-3
Racquet Bag:Victor BR690ACE

Tontowi Ahmad's Equipment List:

Racquet:Victor Bravesword BRS-12N

Shoes:Victor Badminton Shoes SH-A850
Strings:Victor NS-880 or Victor VS-850
Grips:Victor GR334、Victor GR233-3
Racquet Bag:Victor BR690ACE

New range of Victor Badminton Racquet Bags - Backpack Styles

Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR7801F
Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR7801D
Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR7001D
Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR7001F
Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR7001G

New range of Victor Badminton Racquet Bags arrived in store - Shoulder Style Bag

Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR670F
Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR670A

Victor Badminton Racquet Bag BR690LTD

Friday, 9 August 2013

Indonesia's Mixed Double Player Lilyana Natsir choice of racket

Want to know what racket is Lilyana Natsir using ???? Yes...she is playing with Victor Bravesword 12L which allow fast reaction especially at the net ..thanks to Victor's Bravesword design on the frame that enhance swinging speed.

Victor Bravesword 12L BRS-12L

Indonesia's Lilyana Natsir and Victor BRS-12L

Product Spec

Length:675 mm
Weight / Grip Size:3U / G6
4U / G6
String tension LBS:H ≦ 30 lbs, V ≦ 28 lbs
H ≦ 28 lbs, V ≦ 26 lbs
Frame Material:Ultra High Modulus Graphite + Nano Resin
Shaft Material:Ultra High Modulus Graphite + Nano Resin + 7.0 SHAFT
Racket Response Indicator: