• Siemens to end sponsorship with Walt Disney Company

    By: Chip Skambis

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - Siemens announced it will end its 12-year sponsorship with the Walt Disney Co. in October. 

    A Siemens spokesperson said “the sponsorship will reach its mutually-agreed upon end date October 2017.”

    “The Siemens/Disney sponsorship has evolved with the company’s changing portfolio since 2005 and has exceeded expectations,” the spokesperson said. “This successful relationship has truly been a fusion of creativity and innovation between the two organizations.”

    Siemens currently sponsors the Spaceship Earth attraction and the Illuminations: Reflections of Earth fireworks show at Epcot in Florida.

    In California, the German conglomerate also sponsors a display at the Innoventions pavilion and the version of "it’s a small world" at Disneyland.

    The company also used to sponsor "The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights" at Hollywood Studios.

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