Bangalore, INDIA (April 11, 2017):Acer, one of the largest PC vendors in the world, has announced its association with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as its Technology Partner for the 10th season of Indian Premier League (IPL). It is the second year in a row Acer has collaborated with RCB as their official technology partner. With the world’s best cricketer and Indian captain Virat Kohli leading the team Acer will play a key role in helping RCB to stay on top of the game with our technology and products. There will also be numerous promotional activities with RCB across India to generate maximum excitement for our fans and customers
Elucidating on the association, Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Business Head, Acer India said, “We are excited to continue our affiliation with Royal Challengers Bangalore for the second sequential year. Through this tie-up, we want to show our support to the spirit of the cricket and look forward to connect with youngsters. The 10th season of the IPL has created an extreme enthusiasm in the country and Acer is very pleased to be a part of this season by associating with one of the most vibrant IPL teams – Royal Challengers Bangalore.”
Over the years, Acer’s passion for innovation and customer-centricity has taken the company to unprecedented levels, and the association with RCB compliments the high-performance philosophy of both. The association comes at the back of record growth, high-profile awards across categories and product leadership in many segments. 2017 promises to be an action packed year both on and off the pitch.
Established in 1976, Acer is a hardware + software + services company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale, and support of innovative products that enhance people’s lives. Acer’s product offerings include PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets, smartphones and wearables. It is also developing cloud solutions to bring together the Internet of Things. Acer is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016 and is one of the world’s top 5 PC companies. It employs 7,000 people worldwide and has a presence in over 160 countries. Please visitwww.acer.com for more information.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL team is owned by Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited, a subsidiary of United Spirits Limited – a Diageo Group Company. One of the more consistent and successful teams of the IPL, the RCB is captained by Virat Kohli and has tremendous international star power in the form of Chris Gayle, AB De Villiers & Shane Watson as well as youngsters like Sarafarz Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal and Mandeep Singh andhome-grown home grown Karnataka players like Stuart Binny and KL Rahul. The team is coached by New Zealand’s ex-captain and internationally acclaimed cricketer Daniel Vettori.
RCB team is known to #PlayBold both on and off the field, and to support their bold moves this season they will be joined by the Bold Army (www.royalchallengers.com/boldarmy) of the biggest team fans from across the country. RCB fans can interact with their favourite players and get behind the scenes stories on the popular RCB Insider Show –https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalChallengersTV.