Media Alert/Photo Opportunity - American Express Celebrates Local Businesses with the Launch of Shop Small(SM)

MARKHAM, ON, April 1, 2013 /CNW/ - On April 2, 2013, American Express Canada will launch Shop Small, a program designed to support small businesses. Starting in Toronto, Shop Small will bring consumers and small businesses together throughout the month of April. The goal of the program is to celebrate the role small businesses play in driving the economy. Since November 2012, a widespread campaign to rally Toronto's small businesses behind the program has been underway and to date more than 4,000 merchants have joined the Small Business Network.

On Tuesday, April 2, you are invited to join Jennifer Hawkins, Vice President and General Manager, Merchant Services, American Express Canada, MP John Carmichael and City Councillor Jaye Robinson onsite at a participating Shop Small business, Butter Avenue, to officially launch the Shop Small program.

Photo opportunities available and interview upon request:

  • Jennifer Hawkins, Vice President and General Manager, Merchant Services, American Express Canada
  • John Carmichael, MP for Don Valley West
  • Jaye Robinson, City Councillor for Ward 25 - Don Valley West

WHAT:      Launch of American Express Shop Small program
       
WHEN:      Tuesday, April 2, 2013 from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
       
WHERE:     Butter Avenue
3467 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
M4N 2N3 

 

SOURCE: American Express

For further information:

For any media inquiries, contact:  

Isabella Mise, High Road Communications
647-968-0460
isabella.mise@highroad.com

Keri MacLellan, American Express Canada
416-817-1765
Keri.A.MacLellan@aexp.com