TP Vision at the Wings for Life World Run
Amsterdam, May 11th, 2022
TP Vision joins 161,982 global participants in the 9th Wings for Life World Run
Philips Go Sports headphones – as a Global Partner – congratulates the Wings for Life World Run event on raising an amazing 4.7 million Euros for spinal cord research
TP Vision – global brand licensee for Philips Audio products – joined last Sunday’s Wings for Life World Run event not just as the Global Headphones Partner but also as an active participant.
Wings for Life is a not-for-profit foundation supporting research projects and clinical studies worldwide with the goal of finding a cure for spinal cord injury. The Wings for Life World Run event has been held every year since 2014 with hundreds of thousands of people globally running for those who can’t.
The 2022 event was the 9th so far and saw 161,982 participants from 192 nations running in 165 countries all around the world with an incredible 4.7 million euros raised.
Everyone gets to finish and this year the worldwide participants covered an average 11.9 kilometres by the time the Catcher Car – the moving finishing line – caught and passed them. All results are available to see at www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com.
As Global Headphones Partner, purchasers of a Philips Sport headphone model between February and May 2022 were encouraged to enter the race, and had their fees covered by TP Vision, with 100% of all entry fees going directly to spinal cord research.
TP Vision also actively participated in the run with its own team of over 395 runners including 335 employees and 60 participants from partner companies.
The 10th edition of the Wings for Life World Run will take place in May 7, 2023, and registration is already open.
Commenting on the event Kostas Vouzas CEO TP Vision (Philips TV & Sound) Europe and Americas (16.3km covered) said: ‘I would like to congratulate the whole of the Wings for Life World Run team on a super successful, impressive event in which we were delighted to take part. We are very happy that Philips Go Sports Headphones and our team were able to both support and join the event and play our part in helping to raise such a fantastic amount for a really great cause: finding a cure for spinal cord injury’.
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About TP Vision
TP Vision Europe B.V. is registered in the Netherlands, with its head office in Amsterdam. TP Vision is a wholly owned company of TPV Technology Limited (‘TPV’), one of the world’s leading monitor and TV manufacturers.
Founded in 2012, TP Vision is today one of the largest global players in the consumer TV and audio industries. It develops, manufactures and markets consumer electronics products and technologies that offer a superior audio and visual experience.
With a strong focus on the consumer and hospitality market, TP Vision’s product portfolio includes consumer audio products and televisions, professional displays and content operation systems. These products, and solutions, are brought to market through TP Vision’s own brand AOC, as well as the Philips brand, used under license from Koninklijke Philips N.V.
Home to leading electronic brands and award-winning products, TP Vision employs over 2,000 people globally, with operations in Europe, Americas, Middle East, India and selected countries in Asia-Pacific.
TP Vision adds value in everyday lives and society through its expertise in product development, design, operational excellence and responsible manufacturing.
About Wings for Life World Run
Coordinated through the Wings for Life World Run App, the event’s format is part of the fun: All runners and wheelchair users start at exactly the same time, 11:00 UTC. Thirty minutes later, the Catcher Car – a moving finish line – begins pursuit, and once passed, a participant’s race is done. With a Virtual Catcher Car, the Wings for Life World Run App even makes it possible for participants to set their own course wherever they are. Everyone is a finisher, and everyone is connected to feel the joy and excitement of a truly global event. Join us! For more information visit: www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com
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