Epson and Manchester United to Showcase Ground-breaking Technology at Champ19ns Experience in Thailand and Singapore

Champ19ns Experience in China

 

- MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, and TOKYO, Japan, February 6, 2012 -

Building on the success of the events in Shanghai and Beijing in 2011, Manchester United and Epson are bringing the Champions 19 Experience to Thailand and Singapore. The experiences will again feature the latest in projector technology from Epson, giving fans the chance to see the Manchester United stars as they have never seem them before.

Epson will be demonstrating their latest 3D projector technology showcasing Manchester United players at their finest. The 3D film shot in Stereoscopic 3D using super slow-motion cameras, allows fans to see their heroes' skills, technique and style in a completely fresh and new way.

The Champions 19 Experience will recreate the story of Manchester United's achievement of winning an historic 19 league titles. Supporters will be given the chance to get up close and personal to some historic Man Utd memorabilia including David Beckham's boots, a 2010/11 Premier League winners' medal and much more.

Manchester United commercial director Richard Arnold said:
"Engaging with our fans around the world is very important to Manchester United and we are lucky enough to have almost 20 million fans in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia alone. We always receive a passionate response from our global fans and these countries are no different. Winning the English League 19 times is a historic achievement and I am pleased that we have been able to join Epson in sharing this with our fans."

Ian Cameron, general manager of global communications at Epson said:
"Epson was delighted with the success of the events in China last year and is again proud to team up with Manchester United to give Thai and Singaporean fans the opportunity to watch the world's best footballers in a whole new dimension on our world leading projectors."
The events will take place in Bangkok on 11th and 12th February and Singapore on 9th, 10th and 11th March.

The Manchester United Epson Champ19ns experience forms part of the DHL Champions 19 trophy tour that will be visiting 27 International markets from February to May 2012.

Fans can register to attend the Manchester United Champ19ns experience event at http://www.bpltrophytour.com New window

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About Manchester United
Manchester United is the most popular football club in the world with an estimated 333 million fans with over 20 million in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia. Founded in 1878, the Club won a record 19th English league championship last May to add to its record 11 English FA Cups, 3 European Cups, 1 European Cup Winners' Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup and 4 English League Cups. Its current Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, celebrated 25 years in his job on 6 November 2011 and is the most successful manager in British history. Off the field, the Club enjoys similar success with record turnover for a British club and the highest operating profit levels in world football.

About Epson
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that is dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a product line-up ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for enterprise and the home, to sensors and other microdevices.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 78,000 employees in 99 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.
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