Media Advisory - BMO Field Expansion Tour with Toronto Mayor John Tory and MLSE President & CEO Tim Leiweke

TORONTO, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

In anticipation of Toronto FC's home opener on May 10, MLSE will host media a hard hat tour for the first look at the newly expanded and upgraded BMO Field tomorrow.




Tim Leiweke, MLSE President & CEO and Bob Hunter, Chief Project Development Officer at MLSE, will lead a tour of the stadium's progress for Toronto Mayor John Tory and media.   




Last September, Canada's only soccer-first stadium underwent Phase One of a $120 million expansion that will include the addition of 8,400 seats, new washrooms and concession stands, a full HD video board, upgraded suites and clubs, a state of the art lighting and sound system and reinforced turf upgrade.  Phase Two will begin in September, 2015 and includes the addition of a canopy covering the stadium's grandstands.



WHO:

Mayor John Tory


Tim Leiweke, President & CEO, MLSE


Bob Hunter, Chief Project Development Officer, MLSE




Interview and Photo opportunities available




*** PLEASE NOTE: BMO Field remains a construction site. Hard hats and boots will be provided. Media interested in attending the tour are asked to RSVP to Abby Albino by 5 p.m., Thursday, April 9 so that hard hats and boots can be arranged.***





WHEN:

Friday, April 10, 2015


11 a.m.



WHERE: 

Gate 4


BMO Field


170 Princes' Blvd


Toronto, Ontario


M6K 3C3

SOURCE Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

For further information: Media Contacts: Abby Albino, abby.albino@mlse.com, 416-815-5455, Jamie Deans, jamie.deans@mlse.com, 416-815-5445, Dave Haggith dave.haggith@mlse.com, 416-815-5790

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