September 06, 2006 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG And NFL Greats To Kick Off 2006 Season With Inaugural SAMSUNG/NFL Football Exhibition In South Florida

Ridgefield Park, NJ - Samsung Electronics America Inc., a world leader in consumer electronics is celebrating its second year of sponsorship with the NFL with an inaugural Samsung/NFL football exhibition game on Sept. 6, 2006 in South Florida. As part of the Official NFL 2006 Kick-off event, the flag football exhibition will showcase some of the NFL's greatest former players including: Hall of Famer Marcus Allen formerly of the Oakland Raiders, 1990's All-Decade Team and Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter, the pride of the New York Jets Wayne Chrebet, three time Pro-Bowler Mark "Super" Duper and Pro-Bowler and Atlanta Falcons 1990s standout Jamal Anderson. These popular veterans (and more to be named) will be divided into two teams along with members of the South Florida media and a few celebrity football personalities to play an hour long scrimmage on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 3:00 pm in Lummus Park on Miami's South Beach.

John Revie, vice president, marketing visual display division, Samsung Electronics America, Inc., said, "Samsung is very excited to celebrate its second year as the Official HDTV of the NFL with a fun event for football fans visiting the 2006 NFL Kickoff events in South Florida this year. This event is another in a long line of initiatives demonstrating the partnership strength with the league, its players, our charitable foundations and our products."

The event will feature players and celebrities alike, playing a flag football game. During halftime, two fans will be chosen to compete in the Samsung Lucky Fan Skills Event to win the Samsung YP-K5 digital audio player.

Samsung has utilized this joint venture with the NFL to create and foster new and exciting athlete relationships representative of the company's forward thinking marketing initiatives. The company focuses on new and innovative interactive events, showcasing the sport of football, to help consumers understand and appreciate the high definition viewing experience, which is unlike any other.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., markets a broad range of award-winning, advanced digital consumer electronics, information systems and home appliance products. The SEA organization oversees the North American operations of Samsung including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP, Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Mexico, Inc. Please visit www.samsung.com for more information.

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.


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