Best Buy Canada and ELECTROBOARD Education Announce Exclusive Partnership to Bring Prowise to Canada

BURNABY, BC, Aug. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Best Buy Canada is excited to announce an exclusive Canadian partnership with ELECTROBOARD Solutions. This relationship between Best Buy Canada's Best Buy for Business division and ELECTROBOARD will allow schools across Canada the opportunity to access cutting-edge technology in order to engage students and take their learning to new and exciting levels.

Known as a specialist in audiovisual collaboration and interactive technologies, ELECTROBOARD acts as a North American distributor of the Prowise Interactive Flat Panel, which boasts cloud-based software, Ultra-HD 4K resolution, and 10-point touch capabilities for optimal interactivity.

"This partnership with ELECTROBOARD Education is invaluable for us at Best Buy Canada, as we pride ourselves on making the latest educational technology available for purchase across the country," said Christian Leadbeater, Director of Best Buy for Business (Canada). "It's also fantastic having our Geek Squad Agents available to install and service the Prowise Interactive Flat Panels. The cutting-edge technology is impressive and will provide engaging hands-on, interactive learning experiences."

Over a span of two decades of operation in Australia and Europe, ELECTROBOARD has seen tremendous results implementing educational solutions from a variety of leading technology providers and now adds Prowise to this comprehensive list.                                                           

"We strive on providing innovative collaboration technologies to our schools, and our partnership with Best Buy Canada exemplifies these solutions," said Jeff Schultz, Sales and Marketing Manager of Education for ELECTROBOARD. "We're excited to see Prowise introduced to Canadians, as it's going to bring an unprecedented level of interaction to education."

Prowise multi-touch displays are available now in Canada through Best Buy for Business. For more information, visit the Best Buy for Business website at, or dial 1-877-423-3429 to discuss school or commercial needs.

About Best Buy Canada, Ltd.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY), Best Buy Canada Ltd. is one of Canada's largest and most successful omni-channel retailers, operating the Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile and Geek Squad ( brands. With nearly 200 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores across Canada, and an expanded assortment of lifestyle products offered through, Best Buy is a leader in Total Retail, catering to customers how, when, and where they want to shop. Best Buy Canada is committed to making a positive impact in the community with programs and partnerships that support youth to connect with technology to advance their education. For more information visit

SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information: Media contacts: Eastern Canada: Elliott Chun, E:, P: 905-494-7114; Western Canada: Danielle Jang, E:, P: 604-412-1880

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