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Bytecraft to light up the Commonwealth Games as Official Provider

11 Jan 06 06:31

Melbourne 2006 logo 11 January 2005


Bytecraft, Australia’s premier entertainment technology company today announced it’s sponsorship of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.


As an Official Games Provider, Bytecraft has exclusive marketing rights within the areas of Video Screen Hire, Entertainment Lighting and Field of Play Lighting Services.


In announcing the sponsorship, Bytecraft’s Managing Director, Mr Stephen Found said, “We are excited to be associated with one of the greatest sporting events to visit Victoria – the 2006 Commonwealth Games.”


“Bytecraft has long been associated with major sporting and entertainment events and the Commonwealth Games is yet another opportunity to showcase our talents.”


“The Bytecraft crew will be integral in bringing the Games to life, with our specialist sports lighting solutions, creative lighting effects and mobile video screens.”


Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Chief Executive Officer, Mr John Harnden, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Bytecraft to the Official Games Sponsor Family.”


“Bytecraft is well-renowned in their field and will play a critical role in providing thousands of live spectators, inside the various stadiums and public event spaces, with an enjoyable Games experience.”


The Games will be a unique opportunity to witness 4500 elite athletes from 71 nations taking part in the XVIII Commonwealth Games to be held from 15-26 March 2006.


For further information on the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, go to



About Bytecraft


Bytecraft Entertainment, part of the Bytecraft Group of companies, is one of Australia’s leading providers of quality equipment and systems for special events, high profile entertainment venues, theatre and television.


The Bytecraft team can deliver a complete entertainment solution from special effect lighting, spectator lighting, hire of video screens, artistic design, technical design, supply of equipment, installation, drapes and theatrical curtains, operation and maintenance. Bytecraft’s “can do” approach to entertainment makes anything possible.


Bytecraft is well-renowned for lighting the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, the 2005 ARIA and AFI awards, the City of Sydney Harbour Bridge New Year’s Eve celebrations, and supplying screens for major sporting events such as the Phillip Island V8 Supercars, Bathurst 2005, Formula One GP, MotoGP, and many more.


Bytecraft is also one of Australia’s largest suppliers of technology support services, with its Systems division providing help desk, field service and workshop repairs on high transaction electronic equipment in the IT, Retail, Banking and Gaming industries.


Media Contacts


For further information regarding Bytecraft’s Sponsorship please contact:


Patrizia Spina

Marketing Communications Coordinator

0400 856 416


For further information on the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, please contact:


Kylie Speer

Program Coordinator – Media and Publicity

03 9613 2006

0438 178 408

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