The Club has always sought to retain the unique image and character of The Championships and has successfully achieved this over many years by developing long-term mutually beneficial Official Supplier agreements with a range of blue-chip brands, as well as specifically not commercialising the Grounds overtly.
The income from the Official Suppliers is an important part of The Championships' surplus which goes back into the development of the game of tennis through The Lawn Tennis Association.
Official Suppliers, of which there are 13 for The Championships, 2012, provide goods and services, which are both essential for the staging of The Championships, and which meet the Club's objective of improving the quality of the service provided to the players, spectators, the media and the staff involved in organising and running the event.
Now in its 110th year as the official ball supplier for the tournament, Slazenger has the longest partnership in sporting goods history.
Since 1902 Slazenger has supplied the balls for Wimbledon contenders and its team of experts work alongside the top sports scientists at Loughborough University to guarantee The All England Lawn Tennis Club's high standards are adhered to.
Slazenger will supply 52,000 balls for this year's tournament, each of which will be tested for weight, bounce and compression. Slazenger has reinforced its reputation in the tennis field with its dedication to cutting edge product design, commitment to youth development and endorsements of top international players such as Tim Henman.
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Robinsons have been part of the Wimbledon tradition since 1935 when Barley Water first appeared on the umpire's chair. For over 70 years, The Championships have been refreshed by Robinsons, with players, officials, ball boys and ball girls, and spectators alike all enjoying the thirst-quenching powers of our squash.
For over 30 years spectators worldwide have watched the planet's top players compete against a backdrop of ivy-framed Rolex clocks and scoreboards. Official Timekeeper since 1978, Rolex is the perfect partner for the world's leading tennis tournament. Steeped in heritage and tradition, the company shares with Wimbledon an overriding commitment to excellence.
For close to a century, the master craftsmen at Rolex have been striving to perfect both the form and function of their timepieces. Rolex has succeeded in forging an unrivalled international reputation for quality. What is more, a series of outstanding revolutionary innovations attesting to the technical superiority of the Rolex brand have dramatically changed the face of the watch-making industry.
How information shapes the Wimbledon Championships
IBM helps inform the science of tennis at Wimbledon, providing players, coaches, spectators and millions of people worldwide with a richer experience. We start by providing the most basic piece of data: the score. From here, a vast sea of information - from schedules to player statistics, serve speeds and match insights - is captured, analysed and distributed to media, officials and fans, both in the arena and around the world, via TV, the web, smart phones and more.
Hertz, the world's No.1 car rental company, provides the official transport to The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, chauffeuring the likes of Djokovic, Nadal, Murray and Sharapova to meet their fate in front of tennis fans across the world.
With more than 8,100 locations in over 145 countries, Hertz has vehicles to suit every need, with fun cars, small cars, prestige cars, family cars, green cars - even vans and rent-by-the-hour cars.
For those who want to save time and money, the Hertz #1 Club, which is free to join, serves up a world of special offers and great promotions as well as quicker reservations and a seamless, hassle-free rental service. For further information log on to www.hertz.co.uk or call 08708 448844.
G4S Secure Solutions provides security at a number of high-profile sporting events and is very aware that success depends on creating a safe and welcoming environment for competitors, event staff and the public.
G4S has provided Security Officers and specialist security services to The Championships for the last 20 years, securing the event by controlling access, carrying out compulsory bag searches and providing on-site security. At its peak, several hundred G4S staff are involved.
The security of the sporting stars themselves is also an important consideration. At The Championships, all players are escorted to the courts by dedicated G4S security staff, who also help to manage the crowds Visit the website for more.
Very few Champagne Houses can trace their origins back to before the French revolution. Lanson is one such House, this Reims firm having been founded in 1760. Today, Lanson remains an active, independent, family business. Its wines can be found on all five continents and Lanson is enjoyed in over 120 countries.
Champagne Lanson has been closely associated with Wimbledon since 1977, and in recent years was selected as the Official Supplier of Champagne to The Championships. Champagne Lanson, available in all the nine bars and hospitality marquees in the grounds, has thus become very much a part of the "Wimbledon experience".
Polo Ralph Lauren is the first designer in the history of The Championships to partner with The All England Lawn Tennis Club and outfit all Wimbledon on-court officials.
Launched in 2006, the uniforms for chair and line umpires feature classic navy blazers and cream-coloured trousers. Ball persons are outfitted in signature navy polos and sporty skirts or shorts. The Polo-designed uniforms, accented in the Club's official colours of purple and green, recall an era of elegance in tennis and uphold the traditions of the institution of Wimbledon.
Polo Ralph Lauren introduces the Wimbledon Collection of casual yet elegant sportswear for men, women and children. The Polo Ralph Lauren Wimbledon Collection is available at Ralph Lauren stores, The Centre Court Shop (Wimbledon), exclusive fashion stores and polo.com.
At The Championships, HSBC is responsible for providing the onsite banking services for the players, public and retailers.
HSBC is also delighted to sponsor The HSBC Road to Wimbledon National 14 & Under Challenge. The UK's largest national junior grass court tournament continues to grow from strength to strength and has become a much anticipated fixture in the junior tennis calendar. Some 20,000 boys and girls from all over Britain have set out this summer in pursuit of their Wimbledon dream. They are competing for the chance to play in the National Finals to be held at Roehampton in August.
HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. The world's local bank serves over 100 million customers worldwide through some 8,000 offices in 88 countries.
While Evian's purity makes it the natural choice for the tennis stars hoping to be victorious on Centre Court, its refined style will help ensure spectators stay refreshed to enjoy their unforgettable experience at the summer's most glamorous sporting event.
With both purity and style it's no wonder that Evian has been chosen as the Official Water of The Championships, Wimbledon.
Jacob's Creek, the Australian icon brand, is proud to be the exclusive pouring wine at The Championships from 2011.
At Jacob's Creek we have been producing elegant, approachable wines since our first release in 1976. Our wine philosophy is to make consistently high quality wines that express the country, its land, climate and what makes Australian wine unique. Also to make soft, approachable wines, which are true to the variety yet still food-friendly. This vision has resulted in a wine brand that has a true global footprint and a reputable stable of quality wines.
Wimbledon and Jacob's Creek have much in common both having significant international appeal and both have captured the imagination of millions. Enjoy Jacob's Creek responsibly.
Visit the official website for more information: www.jacobscreek.com
Lavazza is proud to spread the quality and aroma of Italian espresso throughout the Wimbledon Championships. The strength of our experience, the use of the finest raw materials and advanced technological resources has made Lavazza a leader in this industry in the coffee market.
We offer a top-quality product to consumers worldwide. The distinctive values of the Lavazza brand are quality and innovation while respecting tradition that stems from Luigi Lavazza, who invented the concept of the coffee blend.
Lavazza is represented around the world in each and every distribution channel always using outstanding creativity and image to set it apart.
For more information please visit our official website.
Sony and The All England Lawn Tennis Club will again bring the finals of the world's premier tennis Championships in 3D to tennis fans around the world. Sony will film the Men's Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals and Ladies' Semi-Finals and Finals in High Definition 3D as the official 3D supplier of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships.
It's as close to the atmosphere and excitement of Centre Court as actually being there, bringing the speed of the action and the emotions of the occasion to life.
The live Sony 3D production, in partnership with the Wimbledon host broadcaster, the BBC, will also be offered to interested global broadcasters seeking unique and compelling content for their 3D channels, and highlights will be available to view in over 4,500 Sony Style stores around the world.
Check out the Sony area on the Grounds where you can see first-hand the glory of Wimbledon in 3D.
For more information please see: www.sony.net