Toronto Board of Trade

Toronto Board of Trade

December 11, 2006 15:05 ET

Toronto Board of Trade, Samsung Electronics Canada Join Forces

Canada’s largest local chamber announces new Principal Sponsor

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 11, 2006) - The Toronto Board of Trade and Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. announced today that they have reached a multi-year sponsorship agreement, making Samsung Canada a Principal Sponsor of Canada's largest local chamber of commerce and 'The Official Electronics Partner' of the Toronto Board of Trade. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

"This agreement is great news for the Board and our members," said Board of Trade Interim President Grant Humes, "The involvement of a major new supporter like Samsung Electronics Canada will help further cement the Board's strong financial position, giving us the resources to continue delivering and improving our services to the Toronto business community."

"Today's announcement underscores Samsung's commitment to not only the consumer audience but the business and financial community as well," said Benjamin Lee, President of Samsung Electronics Canada, "This partnership will assist Samsung in forming strategic relationships with key decision makers in each of the corporate, entrepreneurial and small business communities."

Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. (SECA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., markets a broad range of award-winning, advanced digital consumer electronics, information systems and telecommunications products. SECA oversees the Canadian operations of Samsung's Digital A/V Division, Digital IT Division, Digital Appliance Division and Wireless Terminals Division. For more information, please visit www.samsung.ca.

The Toronto Board of Trade is the champion of a competitive and vibrant Toronto with a mandate to serve, represent and unite the city's business community. Founded in 1845, Canada's largest chamber of commerce operates at five locations across Toronto. Further information about Board events, policies, advocacy and products is available on its website at www.bot.com. Commentary from Board executives can be found on the Board Blog at www.bot.com/blog.
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Contact Information

  • Glen Stone, Public Affairs Manager, Toronto Board of Trade
    Primary Phone: 416-862-4565
    E-mail: gstone@bot.com