CIBC, together with Visa, will give GTA soccer fans a chance to see the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Winner's Trophy

CIBC, together with Visa, will give GTA soccer fans a chance to see the 2014 
FIFA World Cup™ Winner's Trophy 
TORONTO, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) and Visa will be 
providing Toronto soccer fans a rare opportunity to see and have their photo 
taken with the 2014 FIFA World Cup Winner's Trophy -- the same trophy awarded 
to the champions of the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) in Brazil. 
"CIBC is proud to support the spirit of competition that unites us all and to 
celebrate Canada's rich multicultural mosaic. We are thrilled to give soccer 
fans this exclusive chance to be inspired by the 2014 FIFA World Cup Winner's 
Trophy," said Larry Tomei, Senior Vice-President, Retail and Business Banking, 
CIBC is proud to be the Official Canadian Bank in Association with Visa of the 
2014 FIFA World Cup. Leading up to the event, CIBC will once again celebrate 
Canada's diverse communities and passion for sports as millions of soccer fans 
rally around their favourite teams and countries with excitement and 
"This is an exciting and once in a lifetime opportunity for soccer fans to get 
so close to the most sought after prize in soccer," said Rick DiGironimo, 
Director of Operations for the Trio Sportsplex, where the FIFA World Cup 
Winner's Trophy will be on display. "Seeing this iconic trophy is the dream of 
millions of soccer fans worldwide and we are so proud to host this event for 
our members and our soccer crazed community." 
Fans can celebrate their passion for the beautiful game by seeing the 2014 
World Cup Winner's Trophy at: 
TRIO Sportsplex
601 Cityview Boulevard
Vaughan, Ontario Saturday, April 13, 2013
Fans will be able to: 

    --  Get a professional photo taken with the trophy
    --  Enjoy soccer-themed activities
    --  Show their pride by wearing their country's colours

Fans are encouraged to like us on and join the countdown to 
the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM).

CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million 
personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to supporting causes 
that matter to our clients, our employees and our communities. We aim to make 
a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the 
volunteer spirit of employees. In 2012, CIBC contributed more than $38 million 
to charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national, 
regional and local organizations. You can find other news releases and 
information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at

Visa is an Official FIFA Partner with global rights in the financial services 
product category for all FIFA competitions. As a FIFA Partner, Visa receives 
worldwide exclusive access to the FIFA World Cup™ and more than 40 other 
FIFA competitions, providing opportunities to tap into the passions and reach 
of the "world's favorite sport." For more information on Visa's FIFA 
sponsorship, visit

Media contact:Roderick Cumming, Senior Director, Communications & Public 
Affairs, CIBC, 416-304-5567.

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CO: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
ST: Ontario

-0- Apr/04/2013 17:05 GMT

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