Apia Insurance Company Games silver sponsor

25 January 2019, 12:00AM

Apia Insurance Company has joined the family of sponsors for the Pacific Games this year as a silver sponsor with support to the tune of $200,000.

The announcement follows the signing of the agreement between the Minister of Education, Sports and Culture, Loau Solamalemalo Sio and the Chief Executive Officer of Apia Insurance, Lutuiloa Vaiula Saialaoa-Solomona.

“On behalf of the Government of Samoa, Chairman and Directors for the Pacific Games, I would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Apia Insurance Company’s Management and staff for your kind donation,” said Loau, who is also the Chairman of the Pacific Games Organizing Committee.

“I would like to acknowledge that their contribution continues to lift the progress of the Games preparations in a positive direction and we are extremely grateful for that.” 

Apia Insurance Company Limited has served the people of Samoa for more than a decade through providing fire and general insurance products for homes, businesses, vehicle, travel and property for more than 2,000 customers. 

It is a private and locally owned and managed company, with another branch in American Samoa as well as a sister company – Apia Finance offering small loans to customers and bridging finances to small businesses. Chief Executive Lutuiloa spoke on behalf of the Chairman and Executive members of AIC’s Board of Directors before handing over the $200,000 cheque to the Chairman of the Pacific Games Committee. 

“We are extremely delighted to be able to lend a helping hand to the Government of Samoa through the Honorable Minister, Loau Solamalemalo Keneti Sio and the Pacific Games Office as Samoa prepares herself to host the Pacific Island Nations for the Pacific Games this year,” she said. 

“Apia Insurance Company is happy to be on board to support with the games because I know and understand that it is not an easy task.  Wishing you the very best and may God bless all the preparations for the upcoming Games.”

The sponsorship deal is valued at $200,000 and continues to outline the success of an extensive sponsorship strategy set up by the Pacific Games Office for the Pacific Region’s largest quadrennial games.

25 January 2019, 12:00AM

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