Media Advisory - VANOC to hold embargoed conference call background briefing
with executive producer of the 2010 Paralympic Opening Ceremony at 1:30 pm
PT, March 11, 2010

VANCOUVER, March 10 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a press briefing via conference call to prepare print and radio media for the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony on March 12, 2010. This briefing is for accredited and unaccredited media and will be used to share background information only under embargo.

The briefing will be done in English and the information is embargoed until the segment of the Ceremony is revealed in the show on Friday, March 12. At the end of the conference call the Ceremony Executive Producer Patrick Roberge will provide limited on-the-record comments for immediate use; however this will not include details of the Ceremony.

    
    When:
    Thursday, March 11 at 1:30 pm PT

    Directions:
        -  Participant dial-in number(s): 416-695-6617 / 800-355-4959
        -  Media will need to provide two pieces of information: the title
           of the call "Embargoed conference call, Background Briefing for
           Press with Executive Producer, Patrick Roberge of the 2010
           Paralympic Opening Ceremony" and company name (VANOC or Vancouver
           2010).

    Who:
    Patrick Roberge, executive producer for the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games
    Opening and Closing Ceremonies
    Moderated by VANOC media relations.
    

SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: VANOC Media Relations, Tel: (604) 403-1611, E-mail: mediarelations@vancouver2010.com

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