Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 7, 2016 - FIVB President Dr. Ary Graça today met with Fuji TV at the FIVB Volleyball House in Copacabana to discuss the commercial growth of volleyball and how the sport’s popularity can be enhanced in Japan.
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Fuji TV, which is a Japanese television station, is a commercial partner of the FIVB and is playing a valuable role in helping the FIVB to engage with new markets as part of the federation’s commitment to become the number one family sport entertainment in the world.
President Graça was joined at the meeting by the FIVB Secretary General Fernando Lima, TV and Marketing Director Guido Betti, Director of Sponsorship Sales Mario Medeiros and Commercial & Sponsorship Sales Vice-Director Elizaveta Bracht-Tishchenko.
FIVB President Dr. Ary Graça said: “I would first like to thank Fuji TV for taking the time to meet with us today. We are grateful for their loyal and committed support as we look to make volleyball the number one family sport entertainment in the world. With the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship taking place in Japan in 2018 followed by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we have a unique opportunity to work together and make volleyball even more popular in Japan and transform Japanese volleyball players in to stars!”