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2011 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, SLOVAKIA
(Status January 2010 – Subject to Change)

Governing Body
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), Zurich

Host
Slovenský zväz ľadového hokeja (The Slovak Ice Hockey Federation), Bratislava

Organizer 
MS 2011 a.s., Bratislava

Date
April 29 - May 15, 2011

Venues
Bratislava,
 Orange Arena – Capacity 9,766 (during WM 9,246) - Pre-Round, Qualifying Round, two Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Bronze-medal-game, Final, Relegation
Košice, Steel Arena – Capacity 8,347 (during WM 7,628) - Pre-Round, Qualifying Round, Relegation

Participants
The National Teams of the World's 16 best Ice Hockey Nations

Number of Games
56

Organizing Committee
Juraj Siroky - OC President
Igor Nemecek – OC Chairman
Roman Stambersky/Petr Handl - Head of Sport and Competition
Martin Ryba - Head of Marketing
Zuzana Chrenkova - Head of Infrastructure and Logistics
Michaela Grendelova - Head of Communication
Zuzana Kelecsenyiova - Head of Finance and Ticketing 
Lubica Nemeckova - Head of Projects and Services

Lubomir Lenar - Coordinator Bratislava
Petr Handl - Coordinator Košice

Target
350,000 spectators

Marketing & TV Rights
Infront Sports & Media AG, Zug

Official Main Sponsor
Škoda Auto a. s.

Official Sponsors
AJ, Bauhaus, Bet at Home, Boehringer Ingelheim, Henkel, INTERSPORT, Kyocera, Nike, Oxota, Raiffeisen Bank, Tissot, Zepter

Official Partners
Billa, Coca-Cola, Corgon, Eurochem, Fun Radio, Figaro, Isostar, Mattoni, NAY Elektrodom, Nivea, Orange, Ortema, Pravda, LOTO, U.S. Steel Košice

Media
Approximately 1000 accredited journalists from over 30 countries, around 190 involved TV stations, some 800 million TV viewers and about 3000 hours of TV transmission world-wide. Almost 300 million clicks on the official website

Central Ticketing Partner
Ticketportal

Official Main Sponsor
Skoda

Official Sponsors AI

Bauhaus

bet-at-home.com

Finalgon

Henkel

Intersport

Kyocera

Nike

Okhota

Raiffeisen

Tissot

Yat

Zepter

Official Partners Billa

Carrot Euro

Coca Cola

Corgon

EuroChem

Funradio

Figaro

isostar

MATTONI

Nay Elektrodom

Nivea for Men

Orange

ORTEMA

Pravda

Tipos Loto

U.S. Steel

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