Best Buy Canada Hosts The Windows Experience Tour

Test out the latest computers powered by Windows® 7 and enter for a chance to win the ultimate jetsetter experience, a Samsung laptop and many other prizes

Announcement Highlights:

  • Best Buy Canada is hosting The Windows Experience Tour beginning today until June 26Th in select Quebec and Ontario stores.
  • Customers can test out the latest computers powered by Windows 7 and be entered for a chance to win prizes including one of seven ultimate jetsetter experiences to a music festival somewhere around the globe. Additional prizing includes Samsung laptops as well as "Action and Adventure" or "Live and Learn" gift boxes from Samba Days.
  • Experience Windows 7 + Windows Live demos, including a photo area complete with costumes and props. Create your perfect photo onsite using Photo Gallery then share it with friends and family.
  • Try a demo and get a contest card - simply take the card into that Best Buy location to have it scanned to determine if you are a winner of a Samsung 900X PC or will receive 15 per cent off all regular priced Samsung laptops.
  • Two Best Buy locations will feature a Windows "tailgate" parking lot party, complete with a free barbeque and music. The parties will be at the Newmarket location on May 14th and May 15th and the Leaside location on May 21st.

BURNABY, BC, May 6 /CNW/ - Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products, is hosting The Windows Experience Tour at select Best Buy stores in Ontario and Quebec. Beginning May 6th until June 26th, the tent activation will be set up in the parking lots of select stores where customers can check out the hot new hardware while experiencing how Windows 7 and free Windows Live services can help them create, connect and share using their PC and the cloud. In addition, customers can speak with Windows brand ambassadors and Best Buy blue shirts and have the chance to win prizes including one of seven ultimate jetsetter experiences to a music festival somewhere around the globe, or many other prizes as part of the Rock the Globe contest (www.rocktheglobe.ca).

Windows 7 makes the things you do every day easier and faster. Since its launch in October 2009, Windows 7 has sold more than 350 million licenses world-wide.

Dates and locations of the Windows Experience Tours:

May 6 - 8: Sherway - 167 North Queen Etobicoke, ON

May 13 - 15: Newmarket - 175 Green Lane East, Newmarket, ON

* May 14th & 15th Windows Experience Tour "Tailgate" Party

May 20 - 22: Leaside - 147 Laird Drive East York, ON

* May 21st Windows Experience Tour "Tailgate" Party

May 27 - 29: Laval - 1560 boulevard Le Courbusier Laval, QC

June 3 - 5: Woodbridge - 7850 Weston Road Woodbridge, ON

June 10 - 12: Sherway - 167 North Queen Etobicoke, ON

June 17 - 19: Kitchener - 215 Fairway Road South Kitchener, ON

June 24 - 26: St. Catherine's - 420 Vansickle Road St. Catherine's, ON

June 24 - 26: Ottawa East - 380 Coventry Road Ottawa, ON

Visit www.bestbuy.ca/windowstour for full details

About Best Buy Canada
Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY). Best Buy is Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer (www.BestBuy.ca) of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products and also operates the Geek Squad (www.GeekSquad.ca), a technology service provider specializing in computer support, home theatre installation and car electronics installation. There are more than 70 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure (non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and its local communities and has a comprehensive community relations program described at www.BestBuy.ca/community.

For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit www.BestBuy.ca

For more information on Windows, please visit www.windows.ca.


SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information:

Danielle Jang 
Best Buy Canada 
604-562-5631
danjang@bestbuycanada.ca

Julia Perreira
Weber Shandwick
416-642-7968
jperreira@webershandwick.com


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