SEA Games: Pilot Pen Singapore inks $500,000 sponsorship deal

Next month's SEA Games got another boost on Thursday when Pilot Pen Singapore was announced as the official writing instruments partner for the biennial sports meet.

The deal, worth $500,000, will see Pilot Pen Singapore provide over 150,000 writing instruments and accessories to the Games. The agreement sees the June 5-16 Games' total sponsorship soar past the $75 million mark.

Tan Chin Huat, managing director of Pilot Pen Singapore, said: "We are thrilled to be part of the prestigious 28th SEA Games and to support Singapore as it plays host to the region's biggest multi-sport event.

"Over the past 20 years, Pilot has been a firm supporter of the sports community and we are actively involved in local sporting events that aim to nurture young talents who aspire to represent Singapore on a national level. We are pleased to continue that tradition and lend our support to the Games."

Lim Teck Yin, executive committee chairman of the Singapore South-east Asian Games Organising Committee, said: "We are deeply appreciative of Pilot Pen's continuing support for sport and their commitment to joining us on the SEA Games."