FedEx partners with IIFA New York as official logistics service provider

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, has announced its association with the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in New York as the official logistics service provider.


Over the last 17 years, ‘IIFA Weekend & Awards’ scheduled for July 13-15, 2017 has become one of the most anticipated award celebrations that honors the very best of Indian Cinema.  

“Cinema is celebrated and followed passionately around the world, especially in India.  This year we are delighted to sponsor the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, and provide our global transportation and logistics expertise to IIFA”, said Philip Cheng, vice president, Ground Operations for FedEx Express in India.  “Through this association we are reaffirming our commitment to the film industry by connecting people and opportunities, and taking local traditions and cultures to global destinations.”  

Andre Timmins, Director of Wizcraft International, the producer and creator of the IIFA movement said, “We are delighted to welcome FedEx Express into the IIFA sponsor family for the IIFA Festival New York.  FedEx Express is known for delivering solutions in a way that exceeds customer expectations, and we look forward to their support as the official logistics service provider to our highly anticipated event.  This edition is set to be one of our biggest and best shows to date, and we are proud to be supported by such a global and reputable brand.”

As the official logistics service provider for the event, FedEx Express will deliver costumes for the principal and supporting performers at the awards ceremony, right from a designer’s studio in India to the IIFA Awards ceremony.  In addition, FedEx Express is transporting to New York the IIFA trophies and award materials for the ceremony.


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