YIWU, China, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yiwugou.com, the official website of the Yiwu Commodity Market, which is the largest commodity wholesale market in the world, prides itself as the title sponsor of the 2016 Yiwu International Marathon, after signing an agreement with the Organizing Committee of the event at the Yiwugou Building on November 10.
At the press conference for the signing ceremony, Mr. Wang Ying, Deputy Mayor of the Yiwu Municipal People's Government, awarded a memorial medal to Yiwugou.com. Mr. Lou Xiaoming,Director-general of the Yiwu Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV, Press, Publication, and Sport s, and Mr. Wang Jianjun, CEO of Yiwugou.com, signed the agreement conferringthe title sponsorship. Mr. Zhou Meicai, Deputy Director-general of the Bureau, briefed the press on the city's preparations. "As an open, inclusive international event, the Marathon is in tune with the character of Yiwu, which is also a highly inclusive city. Last year's event, the first Yiwu International Marathon in 2015, exposed the Yiwu Commodity Market to more friends from around the world. That's why we want to be the title sponsor this year. We do this as a way to promote sports, and to make Yiwugou.com more visible and recognizable globally. We are also hopeful that the spirit of the Marathon will encourage the Yiwu Commodity Market to be more entrepreneurial and innovative, so that it remains sustainable with healthy development ," said Wang Jianjun.