Media Advisory - Best Buy Canada Hosts 2nd Annual Life & Wearable Tech Expo & Fashion Show

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - On Thursday, August 25, 2016 Yonge-Dundas Square will be transformed for Best Buy Canada's Life & Wearable Tech Expo & Fashion Show, a free public event offering an interactive look at the latest and greatest in wearable technology and its connection with fashion.

Get up close and personal with over 20 of today's most in-demand wearable tech exhibitors and participate in interactive demonstrations. Gain exclusive access to the Media VIP Lounge featuring the latest wearable technology paired with fall 2016's hottest fashion looks. End the day with the dazzling Life and Wearable Tech Fashion show, co-hosted by tech and wearables expert Tom Emrich, and style maven Afiya Francisco.  

 

What: 

Best Buy Canada's Life & Tech Wearable Technology Expo and Fashion Show

 

When:  

Thursday, August 25, 2016


Exhibits & On-stage Entertainment: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM


VIP Media Lounge Access: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM


Life & Wearable Tech Fashion Show: 7:00 PM


On-stage Demonstration Schedule: (subject to change)

  • 12:00 - 12:20 PM: Connected Toys (Wowwee, Spin Master)
  • 12:30 - 12:50 PM: Muse
  • 1:30 - 1:50 PM: Fossil
  • 2:00 - 2:20 PM: iHealth
  • 2:30 - 2:50 PM: HomidoVR
  • 3:00 - 3:20 PM: Osmo
  • 3:30 - 3:50 PM: MergeVR
  • 4:00 - 4:30 PM: Samsung
  • 5:00 - 5:30 PM: Muse
  • 6:00 - 6:20 PM: NoonVR
  • 6:30 - 6:50 PM: LG
  • 7:00 - 7:25 PM: Life & Wearable Tech Fashion Show
  • 8:00 - 8:20 PM: Smart Rope

 

Where:

Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E, Toronto, ON, M5B 2R8

 

Who:

Tech Expert, Tom Emrich


Fashion and Lifestyle Expert, Afiya Francisco


Nearly 30 Wearable Tech Exhibitors


On-location interview opportunities available throughout the day

 

Visuals:

Hundreds of guests enjoying 20+ interactive exhibitors and tents


Media VIP Lounge with mannequins dressed with the hottest fall looks & wearable tech


Ongoing live stage demonstrations


Fashion Show complete with full outdoor runway

 

Participating exhibitors offering hands-on activations include:

iHealth

Fossil

Merge VR

Skullcandy

TomTom

Smart Rope

Homido VR

Marley

Garmin

Fitbit

Samsung

Wowwee

Muse

Polar

UE Boom

Sphero

iOn

Skully

Jabra

Spin Master

Bellabeat

Noon VR

Monster

Osmo





SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information: or interview requests, please contact: Charlene Magnaye, magnaye@veritasinc.com, 416-294-5797


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