Brandon, Manitoba - Get Ready to Rock!
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - LG Electronics Canada announced today
that Brandon, Manitoba will be hosting the 2011 LG Rocks Your City
Winter Festival. Residents of Brandon showed-off their hometown pride
by voting to have their city host the LG Ultimate Winter Festival
featuring Hedley. On January 22, 2011, LG will melt away Brandon's
winter blues with a free concert from Hedley and the Plain White T's,
pro snowboarders and other amazing entertainment.
"We are thrilled to make life good for residents of Brandon. People all
over Canada voted to win the LG Rocks Your City contest for their city,
but the residents of Brandon truly showed their passion and enthusiasm
with their votes," said Colin Bettam, Vice-President of Marketing, LG
Electronics Canada. "We look forward to rocking out in Manitoba at the
LG Ultimate Winter Festival."
The LG Rocks Your City contest kicked off November 1, 2010 and ran for 6
weeks. The contest helped support the launch LG's new Optimus series of
smartphones. Canadians across the country joined in the excitement by
voting at www.LGRocksYourCity.com to bring the LG Ultimate Winter Festival to their city. Brandon,
Manitoba had the highest percentage of votes at the end of the voting
period, winning the opportunity to host the Festival.
The LG Winter Festival will feature performances by platinum selling,
award winning rock group Hedley and the Grammy nominated Plain White
T's. The crowds in Brandon will also be treated to demonstrations by
pro athletes in the LG Snowboard Rail Arena and tons of prizes from the
LG street team.
The contest isn't over yet though! From now until December 31st, 2010, Canadians can still become LG VIPs by purchasing any LG phone
from TELUS. VIPs are eligible for daily and weekly prizes and are
entered for the chance to win the VIP grand prize which includes:
Round trip transportation to Brandon (flight, car, etc.) - departing
Friday, January 21, 2011 and returning Sunday, January 23, 2011 - from
the nearest major Canadian city to Brandon
Two nights accommodation in Brandon
VIP access at the LG Rocks Your City Winter Festival
The opportunity to participate in a meet-and-greet with Hedley
$500 spending money for the winner and his/her guest
LG recently released its LG Optimus series of smartphones. This line is
comprised of advanced mobile devices that have been uniquely designed
to help consumers unlock and power their lives.
The Optimus 7 is a borderless entertainment smartphone that offers
customers increased social connectivity and access to amazing content
with Windows Phone 7.
The Optimus One with Google is a high performance smartphone that brings
customers the latest range of Google features with Android, to provide
the flexibility to instantly seek information.
About LG Electronics, Inc.
The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in
electronics, information and communications products, with more than
82,000 employees working in 77 countries around the world, and annual
worldwide revenues of more than US $40 billion. LG Canada is comprised
of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home
Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The
company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on
delivering award-winning products known for blending style and
technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen
TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please
SOURCE LG Electronics Canada, Inc.
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