ZEISS Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival Sponsor

Great Kiskadee Level Sponshorship Set for This Years Event

White Plains, NY –

ZEISS announces a sponsorship of the 26th Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival in Harlingen, Texas. The festival is set to take place November 6th through November 10th and ZEISS encourages birders to join in on the action.

The Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival is a great opportunity for birders to get access to beautiful south Texas landscapes and have the chance to see a wide variety of birds. The event includes field trips, keynote speakers, workshops, socials and plenty of birds.

“A large portion of our customer base is made up from the birding community and this was a great opportunity to raise awareness for our brand,” said Tom Andrews, Vice President – Sports Optics for Carl ZEISS SBE, LLC. “ZEISS offers extremely reliable and precision crafted optics that perform above the rest. It is very important for us to be involved in birding events like this so we can meet the members of the community and better cater to their needs.”

ZEISS manufactures and supports a wide variety of high-quality binoculars and spotting scopes that take birding to a ‘must experience’ level. With spotting scope and binocular options from either the Victory, Conquest or Terra varieties, users can be sure to find an optical solution that best fits all of their needs. Birders can count on sharp, bright, high-resolution images from dusk-to-dawn delivered in a robust, lightweight, and ergonomically friendly design with unmatched reliability.

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ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. In the previous fiscal year, the ZEISS Group generated annual revenue totaling more than 5.8 billion euros in its four segments Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology, Consumer Markets and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (status: 30 September 2018).

For its customers, ZEISS develops, produces and distributes highly innovative solutions for industrial metrology and quality assurance, microscopy solutions for the life sciences and materials research, and medical technology solutions for diagnostics and treatment in ophthalmology and microsurgery. The name ZEISS is also synonymous with the world's leading lithography optics, which are used by the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. There is global demand for trendsetting ZEISS brand products such as eyeglass lenses, camera lenses and binoculars.

With a portfolio aligned with future growth areas like digitalization, healthcare and Smart Production and a strong brand, ZEISS is shaping the future far beyond the optics and optoelectronics industries. The company's significant, sustainable investments in research and development lay the foundation for the success and continued expansion of ZEISS' technology and market leadership.

With around 30,000 employees, ZEISS is represented in nearly 50 countries, with approximately 60 of its own sales and service companies and 30 manufacturing and development centers around the globe. Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The Carl ZEISS Foundation, one of the largest foundations in Germany committed to the promotion of science, is the sole owner of the holding company, Carl ZEISS AG.

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ZEISS Consumer Products
ZEISS Consumer Products comprises the company’s business with cameras and cine lenses, binoculars, spotting scopes and hunting optics. The area is part of the Consumer Markets segment and is represented at the sites in Oberkochen and Wetzlar.