CALGARY, April 20 /CNW/ - Bazaario Inc. (www.bazaario.ca) is pleased to
announce that it has teamed up with the Blizzard Bears Soccer Team to host its
first ever online fundraiser. The fundraiser utilizes the unique online
auction platform developed and operated by Bazaario, which provides a platform
for buying and selling items locally in communities across Canada. The
Blizzard Bears fundraiser offers a broad range of donated products for sale by
auction on the Bazaario website. The auction commences on April 19th, 2007 and
terminates on April 29th, 2007. All the proceeds of the auction will go
towards funding for the Blizzard Bears planned attendance at a high profile
soccer tournament in Europe.
The tournament is the Gothia Cup Soccer Tournament in Gothenburg, Sweden,
which is considered to be the preeminent youth soccer tournament in the world.
The Bazaario/Blizzard Bears partnership is a first in online fundraising and
exemplifies how an innovative homegrown business such as Bazaario and a local
sports club such as the Blizzard Bears are able to mutually benefit from the
marketing opportunities available in a connected world. Donated items have
been made available on Bazaario's website (www.bazaario.ca) and can be
accessed by clicking the Blizzard Bears Banner near the top of the web page.
Bids may be placed beginning April 19th, 2007 through April 29th, 2007.
"This is a fantastic opportunity for Bazaario to gain exposure and users
in its core local Canadian Marketplace," says Niki Pinnell, Director of
Marketing at Bazaario. "We are a new online business in a competitive online
world and our competitive edge is based solely on our ability to attract local
users to our unique online auction platform." Pinnell continued, "we believe
that our auction platform offers real and tangible benefits to individuals and
communities wishing to utilize the internet for community focused fundraisers.
Bazaario plans to offer fund raising and charity auctions throughout the year
as part of ongoing public relations activities, assisting a variety of
organizations in raising funds and promoting awareness of their causes.
Bazaario Inc. is a Canadian-owned online auction website designed to
promote local e-commerce within Canada and was launched in August 2006 with a
model emphasizing, "Buy Local, Sell Local" for online auctions. Bazaario's
local flavor and success based fee arrangement results in cost effective and
convenient transactions creating the atmosphere of an online garage sale. More
information on Bazaario is available on the internet at www.bazaario.ca.
For further information:
For further information: Niki Pinnell, Telephone: Direct: (403)
215-2384, Mobile: (403) 473-4474, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org