TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - From A-listers to red carpet events,
Purolator will be a part of Canadian and international film history as
it proudly announces a three-year partnership with the Toronto
International Film Festival (TIFF), as the exclusive sponsor in the
Express and Ground Courier Services category.
TIFF has entrusted Purolator to help deliver the ten-day festival, from
September 8 to 18, 2011, and year-round at its headquarters, the TIFF
"Our company is proud to be part of a true Canadian success-story", said
Mr. Ramsey Mansour, VP Marketing at Purolator. "This new opportunity
enables Purolator to play a 'supporting role' as part of a great
Canadian cast and crew. We are very excited about the opportunity to
work with TIFF in delivering entertainment to Canadians and around the
TIFF has become known worldwide as the launching ground for many of the
best Canadian, Hollywood and international films and is recognized as
one of the most important film festivals around the world.
Purolator is also the proud sponsor of the screening of The Artist, a silent, black-and-white melodrama starring John Goodman and French actor Jean Dujardin, taking place at the Elgin Theatre on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 6
Directed by Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist is a fabulously entertaining film which takes place at Kinograph
Studios, Hollywoodland, from 1927 to 1931 during the silent film era
and the stock market crash. The film premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film
Festival to rave reviews with Dujardin winning the Best Actor Award for
Purolator is Canada's leading integrated freight and parcel solutions
provider. Celebrating 50 years of delivering Canada, the company
continues to expand its reach to more people, more businesses and more
places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of
its Canadian heritage and is well-positioned for future growth and
success. As the recent recipient of the Logistics Quarterly Third-Party
Logistics Sustainability Award, Purolator is growing globally in a
sustainable manner while contributing to the well-being of the
communities in which its over 11,500 teammates live, work and play.
For more information, visit www.purolator.com.
SOURCE Purolator Inc.
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