MONTREAL, June 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with great pleasure that
Laurentian Bank embarks on its eighth year of partnership with the
International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to be held
from August 9th to 17th, 2014.
"We are very proud to partner with the International Balloon Festival.
It's one of the foremost summer events in Quebec, stated Marc Filion,
Executive Vice PResident, Marketing and Virtual Banking at Laurentian
Bank. With its incredible lineup of shows and balloon flights, the
festival is one of the most popular events in the province and never
fails to amaze us each year by offering festivalgoers and their
children a memorable experience".
The Bank will set up information booths and deploy a mobile squad of
agents to respond to enquiries from festivalgoers and make their
experience as enjoyable as possible. Young families can drop by
Laurentian Bank's Little + area where toddlers can participate in a
variety of amusing activities.
Compliments of the Laurentian Bank, several prizes will be awarded
before and during the festival, including a balloon flight for two
people. People can participate in a photo contest via social media
platforms or on the festival site. Visit the Laurentian Bank's Facebook
page regularly for details.
Once again this year, our customers attending the festival will enjoy
VIP treatment. They simply need to flash their Laurentian Bank ATM or
VISA card to access the Laurentian Bank Lounge.
The Laurentian Bank balloon will be soaring more than ever with over
40 flights scheduled during the festival and a series of 20 extra
flights during the year.
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution whose activities
extend across Canada. Recognized for its excellent service, proximity
and simplicity, the Bank serves one and a half million clients
throughout the country. Founded in 1846, the Bank is among the 2014
edition of the Montréal's Top Employers competition, which showcases
the city's top 25 companies offering enviable places to work. It
currently employs some 3,800 people whose talent and dedication has
made it a major player in numerous market segments.
Laurentian Bank distinguishes itself through the excellence of its
execution and its agility. Catering to the needs of retail clients via
its extensive branch network and constantly evolving virtual offerings,
the Bank has also earned a solid reputation among SMEs, larger
businesses and real estate developers thanks to its growing presence
across Canada and its specialized teams in Ontario, Québec, Alberta and
British Columbia. For its part, the organization's B2B Bank subsidiary
is a Canadian leader in providing banking and investment products and
services to financial advisors and brokers, while Laurentian Bank
Securities is an integrated broker that is also widely known for its
expert and effective services nationwide. The institution has more than
$33 billion in balance sheet assets and more than $39 billion in assets
SOURCE: Laurentian Bank of Canada
For further information:
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514-284-4500, ext. 3150