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 
FOR: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. 
JUNE 12, 2014 
The Canada Games Announce Konica Minolta as National Partner and Official
Supplier of the 2015 Canada Winter Games 
PRINCE GEORGE, BC --(Marketwired - June 12, 2014) -  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 benefits. 
"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 bizhub 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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