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New Philadelphia Major League Soccer Stadium and Complex To Be ‘Powered By Panasonic’

December 11, 2008

As the ‘Official Technology Partner,’ Panasonic System Solutions Company Will Help Create a World-Class Sports and Entertainment Experience

SECAUCUS, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ — When a new Major League Soccer stadium and waterfront complex opens in 2010 just south of Philadelphia, along the historic Delaware River in Chester, Pa., it will be “Powered by Panasonic.” The dominant use of Panasonic technologies throughout the new complex will be evident to its millions of visitors as Panasonic will be the exclusive provider of broadcast and TV production systems, large screen LED displays, security systems and point-of-sale systems. Panasonic’s participation in the project will be reflected throughout the venue with stadium marks and logos in addition to branding on the main scoreboard and the LED signage.

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Keystone Sports and Entertainment, LLC, the Major League Soccer (MLS) Philadelphia 2010 ownership group, will count on Panasonic as the “Official Technology Partner” to ensure fans get a world-class experience. “Panasonic is a name respected around the globe, recognized for their innovation in consumer electronics and business technology products,” said Nick Sakiewicz, CEO and Operating Partner of Keystone Sports and Entertainment. “This partnership will extend throughout the entire waterfront redevelopment project.”

Panasonic System Solutions Company has completed many enterprise level installations around the world and this new soccer stadium and complex will further expand the scope of facilities “Powered by Panasonic,” reflecting the breadth of technologies employed and also emphasizing Panasonic System Solutions Company’s dedication to a systems-based, integrated approach. An area within the new complex called “The Panasonic Experience” will highlight the newest technology innovations for home and business. Visitors will be able to experience these technologies firsthand and how they help improve their daily lives.

“We are very excited to join with Keystone Sports and Entertainment, Major League Soccer and the city of Chester to build a state of the art stadium and mixed-use waterfront development that delivers a world-class technology experience,” said J.M. Allain, President of Panasonic System Solutions Company. “Panasonic is in a unique position to provide such a broad and comprehensive range of integrated systems employing best in breed technologies.”

“Additionally, we are providing technologies that follow three key objectives of Panasonic’s global ‘eco ideas’ initiative, including reducing carbon dioxide emissions through greener products and factories, conserving resources and promoting eco-friendly individual actions. Our investment in this partnership is indicative of Panasonic’s interest in revitalizing local communities and offering consumers the opportunity to experience technology in everyday life,” added Allain.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held in the historic city of Chester, PA this week for the 18,500-seat multi-purpose soccer and sports stadium that will be constructed at the foot of the Commodore Barry Bridge, just 13 miles from downtown Philadelphia and easily accessible by public transportation and Interstate 95. The stadium will feature an 11,000-square-foot club, 30 suites, a built-in concert stage for world-class music shows, and a special 2,000 seat zone for the Sons of Ben supporters club. The new structure will have a waterfront park and plaza used for stadium entry and for city-sponsored events such as festivals. The new stadium is the centerpiece of a $500 million entertainment, retail, residential and commercial development covering more than 100 acres along the Delaware River waterfront.

For more information, contact Panasonic System Solutions, Systems Integration, by calling toll free 1-877-438-7881 or visiting www.panasonic.com/systemsintegration.

For more information about MLS Philadelphia 2010, visit www.mlsphilly2010.com.

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