November 02, 2007 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: Visit the 2008 RONA Spring Tradeshow

Photo and interview opportunity

BOUCHERVILLE, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2007) - RONA (TSX:RON) is inviting representatives of the media to attend the 2008 edition of its 62nd annual Spring Tradeshow, next Friday, November 9. This year, the Spring Tradeshow is held under the theme "Building Canadian potential", reflecting RONA's commitment to sustainable development. As such, the Tradeshow will include an environment-focused component while new initiatives in this domain will also be unveiled.

The guided tour of the Spring Tradeshow will be preceded by a media presentation, where Robert Dutton, RONA President and CEO and Normand Dumont, Executive Vice President, Merchandising at RONA will both be present.

The Spring Tradeshow is an annual, private event where RONA introduces its upcoming Spring line of new products and services to the affiliate dealers and corporate managers of its network of over 670 stores. This is where trends and exclusivities in decoration, renovation and construction can be discovered - including new RONA By Design as well as RONA private brand products.

WHEN: Friday, November 9, 2007

11 a.m. Media presentation
12 p.m. Guided tour of the 2008 RONA Spring Tradeshow
1 p.m. Lunch

WHERE: Palais des congres de Montreal, 159 Ste-Antoine West,
Montreal, Quebec
Room 210

For logistic concerns, we ask that representatives of the media register in advance.

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