Announcing the World Table Tennis Day Leipzig event partners!

12 days to go to the World Table Tennis Day 2024 and the anticipation has been rising for the celebration event in Leipzig, Germany! The ITTF Foundation is excited to unveil all our partners who are integral to making this epicenter celebration a success. Each of these partners will bring their unique expertise and support to the event, enhancing the diversity and enriching the experience for all the participants on 23rd April!


Principal Partners

1. International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF):

As the governing body for the world of table tennis, the ITTF plays a pivotal role in advancing the sport globally. With a commitment to promoting the theme of ‘Diversity and Inclusion; in 2024 and 2025, the ITTF's involvement ensures the success and world reach of the World Table Tennis Day celebration in Leipzig.

2. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH:

GIZ’s main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). It contributes to fostering social and economic development while bringing its expertise in international cooperation and sustainable development. GIZ is our global partner of this year’s World Table Tennis Day, offering financial, technical, and capacity-building support. Our collaboration also extends to knowledge sharing through the Diversity and Inclusion Handbook, using table tennis as a catalyst for acceptance and belonging through and in the sport.


Location Partner

Promenaden Leipzig Central Station:

Serving as the hub of the activities for the Leipzig event, Promenaden Leipzig Central Station will prove to be the perfect venue for people from all walks of life to come together, celebrate diversity and play table tennis. Its central location makes it an ideal setting for celebrating and spreading the joy of table tennis.


Hospitality Partner

Leipzig Marriott Hotel:

With its reputation for exceptional service and hospitality, the Leipzig Marriott Hotel will be welcoming the invited outstation guests to enjoy a comfortable and memorable experience in Leipzig.


Tech Partner


Pongmasters is an application designed to unite table tennis players of all backgrounds, gender identities, ages, skill levels, and characteristics. With a collaboration with the Foundation for World Table Tennis Day, it will be a platform to map table tennis tables around the world including diversity and inclusion parameters.


Equipment Partner


As a top-notch table tennis equipment manufacturer, Butterfly provides the essential table tennis tables and rackets needed to elevate the enjoyment and gameplay experience at the Leipzig event on World Table Tennis Day. They also provide some gifts for the participants, extending the joy of table tennis beyond the event.


We at the Foundation want to thank our partners, who will exemplify the spirit of collaboration and dedication that defines the spirit of Diversity and Inclusion of World Table Tennis Day 2024. Their collective efforts contribute to a memorable and impactful celebration of the sport, inspiring individuals of all ages and backgrounds to join in the unifying magic of table tennis.

WE CANNOT WAIT to get this celebration started!

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