The partnership will see Gerflor supporting FIVB events and Volleyball Empowerment from 2021-2024
Gerflor will continue to support the FIVB’s international competitions and Volleyball Empowerment development projects which are aimed at elevating the level of volleyball teams and national teams worldwide.
The contract renewal for 2021-2024 represents an extension of the major flooring company’s commitment to providing best-in-class volleyball flooring. Gerflor was the official flooring supplier for the FIVB’s volleyball competitions from 1997 to 2000 before becoming a regular partner since 2005.
FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° said:
"We are excited to continue our partnership with Gerflor for the FIVB’s competitions and Volleyball Empowerment, our major development programme aimed at increasing the level of national teams and players all over the world. Gerflor's innovative and state-of-the-art flooring provides the FIVB's competitions with the best surfaces for the world's top athletes, ensuring they can compete at the highest level.”
Volleyball World CEO Finn Taylor said:
“At Volleyball World we are delighted to continue working with Gerflor on implementing their contract in relation to FIVB events and development projects. Volleyball athletes enjoy playing on Gerflor’s high-quality flooring which is strongly associated with our sport. Volleyball World, the FIVB and Gerflor are committed to developing innovative product solutions.”
Gerflor Business Unit, Group Marketing and Strategy Director, Pierre Lienhard, said:
“Gerflor has been a proud floor partner of the FIVB’s events since 2005. Our ambition remains the same: to produce and install at any official events the best volleyball surface, contributing to the huge success and sustainable growth of FIVB’s competitions and of course give athletes the best playing conditions to enable thrilling and memorable matches!”
Gerflor provides flooring for the world's top volleyball nations and its products are known by players and coaches for their elite-level sport performance. Gerflor is also recognised for its emphasis on innovation and development, which guarantees athletes the most outstanding and safe surfaces to play on.