Canon Canada Opens 'Image Square,' the Canon Experience Centre in Calgary, Alberta

Canon Canada Opens 'Image Square,' the Canon Experience Centre in Calgary, 
Alberta 
First centre of its kind showcases the best of Canon photography and print 
imaging technology in a hands-on, experiential environment. 
CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging 
solutions celebrating its 40(th) Anniversary, today announced the opening of 
Image Square, the Canon Experience Centre - a unique destination where 
visitors can interact with the latest Canon technology and benefit from the 
expertise of photography and business consultants. 
Located at Eighth Avenue Place in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canon Image 
Square is a ground-breaking, innovative and technologically-advanced space 
specifically designed to encourage exploration and discovery. Visitors will 
learn how Canon products and solutions can help them capture their 
experiences, enhance their memories, and increase their productivity, at home, 
at work, and at play. 
Canon Image Square is open to the public beginning today at 12:00pm. 
"Canon Image Square represents a true first for Canada, and it sets the 
standard for how our industry interacts with customers by offering an 
opportunity to experience first-hand our state-of-the-art products and 
technology," said Kevin Ogawa, President and CEO of Canon Canada. "We are 
committed to providing our customers and prospective customers with the best 
experience with our products, and that includes allowing them to touch and try 
our products before they purchase." 
As part of the Canon Image Square vision, expert staff will direct visitors to 
purchase through authorized local dealers or direct from Canon. 
Canon Image Square features dynamic displays and demonstrations that give 
visitors a true look at how Canon products work. This innovative approach to 
the consumer experience includes: 


    --  Expert staff dedicated to answering questions, sharing tips,
        and finding information for visitors.
    --  Full-motion thematic settings and sculptural exhibits where
        visitors can test point-and-shoot and digital SLR cameras, a
        range of lenses and accessories, and a selection of printers.
    --  A touch screen media wall where visitors can post and interact
        with their own images.
    --  Interactive discovery tables where visitors can select an
        image, learn about its features, and find directions to the
        related product station.
    --  A fully-operational showroom exhibiting a range of Canon print
        production devices and solutions for business needs.
    --  A photo studio outfitted with professional Canon digital SLR
        cameras, Speedlight flashes, and photo production software.
    --  A classroom-style learning space where expert staff will
        conduct seminars, projector demos, presentations, and Canon
        College photography classes.
    --  Photo gallery curated by 500px, featuring the works of
        Alberta-based photographers who use Canon equipment to bring
        remarkable images to life.

Canon Image Square occupies approximately 6,600 square feet on the ground 
floor of Eighth Avenue Place, a pre-certified LEED Platinum building. Canon 
Image Square is accessible off 8th Avenue as well as through the building's 
main concourse.

For more information, visit www.canon.ca/imagesquare

About Canon Canada Inc.

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned 
subsidiary of Canon USA, is a leading provider of consumer, 
business-to-business and medical digital imaging solutions. Innovation and 
cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. 
With almost $46 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc., 
ranks among the Top 4 in US patents registered since 1994. Canon ranks among 
the world's Top 30 brands and is one of Forbes' Magazine's World's Most 
Admired Companies. Canon Canada Inc. is committed to the highest level of 
customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 per cent Canadian-based 
service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon Canada Inc. 
is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental 
responsibility.

For more information, visit www.canon.ca or join us on Facebook at 
www.facebook.com/CanonCanada

Katherine Galley Coordinator, Media and Public Relations Canon Canada Inc. 
(905) 599-9400 katherine_galley@canada.canon.com  Matt Gully Account Manager 
Edelman Public Relations (587) 892-2605 matt.gully@edelman.com

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Centre in Calgary, Alberta January 15th. It is the first centre of its kind 
showcasing the best of Canon photography and print imaging technology in a 
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Image with caption: "Canon Canada Opens Image Square, the Canon Experience 
Centre in Calgary, Alberta January 15th. It is the first centre of its kind 
showcasing the best of Canon photography and print imaging technology in a 
hands-on, experiential environment. (CNW Group/Canon Canada Inc.)". Image 
available at:  
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SOURCE: Canon Canada Inc.

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