Press Release Darts Masters 2015
Today Zuiderduin and RTV NH signed a contract in which they confirm a three-year media partnership to broadcast the international Finder Darts Masters tournament. In addition, also Zuiderduin signed a sponsorship contract between Zuiderduin and Finder.
Concluding the agreements dartsplayer Wesley Harms played an exhibition match with RTV NH Mr. Ger Welbers and Mr. Eijsink Martin, director of Finder. Wesley Harms at the moment is at the first position of the Finder Darts Masters rankings.
Ger Welbers, commercial director of RTV NH said : "For RTV NH^s this new three-year contract, is the crown on our warm relationship with Zuiderduin. Our ambition is to connect ^Noord Hollanders^ with each other and with our media company. This media partnership fits into our vision. Finder Darts Masters is an attractive international sporting event reaching a wide audience. The place to be for RTV NH. "
Martin Eijsink, director Finder reaction: "Since 2008 Finder is conected to the Zuiderduin Masters as sponsor. The Zuiderduin Masters,the biggest darts tournament in the Netherlands, which was broadcast on television. Due to the many positive responses we received over the years from our customers and employees, in consultation with Zuiderduin we decided to become the main sponsor of the Masters for the next 3 upcoming years. The perfect connection to our company vision and new slogan ; ^Finder, switch to the future^.
We are proud the first edition of the Finder Darts Masters in December of this year will be broadcast live on RTV Noord-Holland. "
Rith Groot, director Zuiderduin said: "In 2001 was our first contact with. That year for the first time this major darts tournament took place at our hotel. In that time known as Doeland Grand Masters. It proved to be an excellent addition to the events in our hotel. After several years, the main sponsor resigned.
In 2007 Hotel Zuiderduin became the main sponsor of the event and in the same year the first Zuiderduin Masters was played. In that period, no darts was broadcast on television, so we got in touch with RTV Noord-Holland.
The tournament was broadcast live for three days and and turned out to be very succsful as well as for our hotel as RTV NH. RTV Noord-Holland,so far broadcast the event eight years in a row and our cooperation webcast live and collaboration still is very successful. The next edition starting the 4th of December 2015 with the final on Sunday the 6th of December will go under the name Finder Darts Masters, the new main sponsor, with undoubtedly the same success .