Technology solutions provider an official sponsor of both Canadian race
ETOBICOKE, ON, June 21, 2012 /CNW/ - CDW Canada, a leading provider of
technology solutions for Canadian organizations in the public and
private sectors, today announced its sponsorship of the Honda Indy
Toronto and the Edmonton Indy.
"We are excited to sponsor these two, premier Canadian racing events,"
said Mary Ann Yule, Vice President and General Manager at CDW Canada.
"We appreciate the special skill shown by these elite drivers and the
sophisticated technology used in racing; our support of this thrilling
sport has become a tradition for CDW Canada and we're proud to be a
part of the Toronto and Edmonton races again."
The importance of technology to racing is paramount. Technology
solutions become a competitive advantage on the track, enabling the
race team to quickly and reliably monitor the car's performance. With
drivers looking for every advantage to improve their time, the right
technology can mean an added edge on race day. This makes CDW Canada a
natural partner for these race events.
As part of its agreement, CDW Canada will provide sponsorship of the
Honda Indy Toronto's VIP Club: The VIP Club presented by CDW Canada and have on-track branding in the Edmonton and Toronto races.
"We are always looking for ways to increase the quality of the
hospitality experience at the Honda Indy Toronto," said Charlie
Johnstone, Vice President and General Manager of the Honda Indy
Toronto. "This new partnership with CDW Canada will help us do that. We
are pleased to have this leading innovator in technology on board as
one of our sponsors."
"We are extremely pleased to have onboard as a sponsor for the Edmonton
Indy race in July CDW Canada, one of the leading technology solutions
providers in Canada," commented Ike Janacek, General Manager of the
About Honda Indy Toronto The Honda Indy Toronto takes place July 6-8, 2012 on the streets
surrounding Exhibition Place near Lake Ontario and downtown Toronto.
With 26 years of IndyCar racing history in Toronto, the Honda Indy
Toronto is among the most respected motorsports events in North America
and includes the fastest racing series on the planet, celebrity
athletes, and a festival of live entertainment and interactive
activities. For more information, visit www.hondaindytoronto.com.
About Edmonton Indy The Edmonton Indy takes place July 20 to 22, 2012 on the streets on the
north side of the City Centre Airport. This year's event will feature
the best collection of racing series that has ever hit the pavement in
the City of Champions. World class open wheel drivers of the IZOD
IndyCar Series will once again be challenged by the newly designed race
course that debuted in 2011. For more information, visit http://www.edmontonindy.com.
About CDW Canada CDW Canada Inc. (http://www.cdw.ca/) is a leading provider of technology solutions for organizations in the
public and private sectors. As a trusted advisor for small and medium
sized enterprises (SMEs), CDW Canada provides a single destination for
organizations to research, inquire or purchase virtually any technology
solution that they require. Customers benefit from one-on-one
relationships with knowledgeable account managers who are backed by a
team of highly certified IT specialists. Through successful
partnerships with more than 350 leading technology manufacturers, CDW
Canada draws from a comprehensive selection of 160,000 technology
products to help customers find the best technology to meet their
unique business needs. Headquartered in Etobicoke, Ontario, CDW Canada
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vernon Hills, Illinois-based CDW
Corporation, ranked No. 270 on the FORTUNE 500. In 2011, CDW Canada
ranked #25 on Best Workplaces in Canada.
SOURCE CDW Canada Inc.
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