Published on October 4th, 2023

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VELUX Partners with 26th IHF Women’s World Championship 2023

Hamburg, October 4, 2023 - The VELUX Group is sponsoring the 26th IHF Women's World Championship 2023. The leading roof window manufacturer’s sponsorship of these handball matches in Scandinavia will help increase focus on this invigorating sport.

Facilitated by SPORTFIVE, VELUX and IHF are uniting with a shared mission: to enhance the prominence of the 26th IHF Women's World Championship 2023 and increase fan engagement.

The tournament, hosted by Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, is set to captivate audiences from November 29 to December 17, 2023.

The multifaceted partnership encompasses an array of advertising opportunities, including LED perimeter signage and floor stickers. Furthermore, it underpins a commitment to fans with a significant allocation of tickets, ensuring that fans have the opportunity to be present and show their support for the world's premier handball athletes.

“This partnership signifies a new era for the championship, one that will undoubtedly resonate with fans and sponsors alike.”


Robert Müller von Vultejus, Chief Growth Officer at SPORTFIVE

Dr. Hassan Moustafa, President of the International Handball Federation (IHF), expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “We are delighted to have VELUX on board, as a partner which has shown great interest in handball over the last years. This partnership marks another step in the development of handball, and the interest shown by our partners only confirms that we are on the right track.”

“We are extremely proud to be an official partner of the 2023 IHF Womens World Championship to be held in Scandinavia,” says Kent Holm, Senior Vice President Brand Marketing, the VELUX Group. “We look very much forward to supporting this event and to celebrating women’s handball with customers and partners at matches in Norway, Sweden and Denmark.”

Robert Müller von Vultejus, Chief Growth Officer at SPORTFIVE, emphasized the significance of this partnership, stating, “We are excited to welcome VELUX as an official sponsor for the 26th IHF Women's World Championship. Their commitment to handball aligns perfectly with our mission to enhance the global reach and impact of this incredible sport. This partnership signifies a new era for the championship, one that will undoubtedly resonate with fans and sponsors alike.”

Photo credit: IHF/ Kolektiff

  • About SPORTFIVE

    SPORTFIVE is a global sports marketing agency that delivers customer-centric solutions based on trust and transparency, deep industry experience and global relationships, digital intelligence and innovation. SPORTFIVE strategically and creatively connects brands, rightsholders, media platforms and fans to create and enable contemporary partnerships in sports.

    While creating and growing long-term value for all, SPORTFIVE often leads the sports business into the future through innovative digital solutions and strives to be the most progressive and respected partner in sports.

    Being at the centre of professional sport SPORTFIVE will use its unique position, in order to make a positive contribution to sustainability and to live up to the social and economic duty and responsibility, which sport and consequently all parties involved, also have. SPORTFIVE operates with a global mindset and network of over 1,200 local experts based in 15 countries around the world, active in Football, Golf, Esports, Motorsport, Handball, Tennis, American Football, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Olympics and Multi-Sport Events and many more.

  • About IHF

    Founded in 1946, the IHF is the administrative and controlling body for handball, beach handball land wheelchair handball in the world. With its head office in Basel, Switzerland, the IHF organizes under its aegis the World Championships, as well as the IHF Men’s Super Globe. The International Handball Federation consists of 209 Member Federations – 201 full members plus eight associated and regional members.  

  • About the VELUX Group 

    For more than 80 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world; making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights, decorative blinds, sun screening products and roller shutters, as well as installation and smart home solutions. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate, for work and learning, for play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 35 countries and around 11,000 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by non-profit, charitable foundations (THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS) and family. In 2022, the VELUX Group had total revenue of EUR 2.99 billion, VKR Holding had total revenue of EUR 4.29 billion, and THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS donated EUR 181 million in charitable grants.

    For more information about VELUX Group, visit velux.com.

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