The Canada Games Announce Konica Minolta as National Partner and Official Supplier of the 2015 Canada Winter Games

The Canada Games Announce Konica Minolta as National Partner and Official 
Supplier of the 2015 Canada Winter Games 
PRINCE GEORGE, BC  -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/14 --  At an event held
today at the Lakewood Dental Arena at CN Centre (Kin 1), the Canada
Games announced Konica Minolta as their newest National Partner. 
With this announcement, Konica Minolta, a company committed to
benefitting customers and society at large, enters a five-year
National Partnership with the Canada Games Council and will be
recognized as a major partner for the next three individual Games. 
"We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Konica Minolta, a
tremendous leader in providing high-performance products and
attractive services and solutions," says Tom Quinn, Chairman of the
Canada Games Council. "We strive to collaborate with reputable
corporations, and our new partnership with Konica Minolta certainly
continues that trend." 
The announcement comes at an important time when the Canada Games are
celebrating individual Games partners, but are also continuing to
leverage long-term sponsorships and multiple Games partnerships. With
this announcement, the roster of National Partners increases to nine.
National partners enjoy the continuity of national rights and
benefits in addition to the individual Canada Games rights and
"Our sports marketing initiatives have proven to be extremely
effective in building brand awareness, and we're always seeking new
opportunities to promote Konica Minolta and our award-winning line of
bizhubâ„¢ multifunctional products," says David Armstrong, Vice
President of Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada)
Ltd. "Plus, it provides Konica Minolta with a strong brand building
opportunity in western Canada." 
Today's announcement also introduced Konica Minolta as the presenting
partner for short-track speed skating at the 2015 Games. For the 2017
Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, Konica Minolta will be the
presenting partner for the sport of baseball. 
"Welcoming Konica Minolta as a supplier of the 2015 Games and the
Canada Games Council, is very exciting," says Stuart Ballantyne, CEO
2015 Canada Winter Games. 
"We are proud to welcome Konica Minolta to our roster as an Official
Supplier and the Presenting Sport Sponsor of short track speed
skating during the 2015 Games." 
About the Canada Games 
Held once every two years, alternating between winter and summer, the
Canada Games represent the highest level of national competition for
up and coming Canadian athletes. The Games have been hosted in every
province at least once since their inception in Quebec City during
Canada's Centennial in 1967. The Games are proud of their
contribution to Canada's sport development system in addition to
their lasting legacy of sport facilities, community pride and
national unity. 
The organization of the Canada Games is made possible thanks to the
contribution and support of the Government of Canada,
provincial/territorial governments, host municipalities and the
Canada Games Council. 
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Karen Burgess 
Karin Doherty
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