UPDATED WITH MEDIA PARKING INFORMATION FOR WHISTLER BRIEFING - Vancouver 2010
Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle information and technical
briefings to be held for Sechelt, BC, Squamish, BC and Whistler, BC

VANCOUVER, Feb. 2 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a media technical briefing for Sechelt, BC, Squamish, BC and Whistler, BC on Tuesday February 2nd, related to 2010 Olympic Torch Relay community celebrations.

The briefing is intended to help media prepare to cover the relay and include an overview of Day 98, Thursday, February 4th and Day 99, Friday February 5th when the Olympic Flame will visit these communities, as well as route materials and be aware of, the technical briefing listed below: Please note that this is a technical briefing for community celebration plans. It is critical for media planning to cover these events to participate in, or be media, not a press conference - no spokespeople from VANOC will be available on site for interviews.

    
    No. 1  Media Technical Briefing for Sechelt, BC
           ----------------------------------------

           What: A technical overview of Day 98 (February 4th) when the flame
                 visits Sechelt, BC

           Where: Community Meeting Room Sechelt Library, District Office
                  Building First Floor 5797 Cowrie Street Sechelt, BC

           When: Tuesday, February 2nd, 11:00am (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    Media dial-in information:

    Conference ID: 2315464
    Local dial in: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316


    No. 2  Media Technical Briefing for Squamish
           -------------------------------------

           What: A technical overview of Day 98 (February 4th) when the flame
                 visits Squamish

           Where: Brennan Park Recreation Center

           When: Tuesday, February 2nd, 12:00pm (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    Media dial-in information:

    Conference ID: 1005884
    Local dial in: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316


    No. 3  Media Technical Briefing for Whistler, BC
           -----------------------------------------

           MEDIA PARKING INFORMATION: MEDIA ARE ASKED TO PARK IN WHISTLER
           TRANSPORTATION MALL IN THE DAY SKIER LOT 3.

           What: A technical overview of Day 99 (February 5th) when the flame
                 visits Whistler, BC

           Where: Whistler Media House - located in Maurice Young Millennium
                  Place 4335 Blackcomb Way Whistler, British Columbia

           When: Tuesday, February 2nd, 14:30pm (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    Media dial-in information:

    Conference ID: 2315464
    Local dial in: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316
    

For media 1 registration:

Please submit your request by email to media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com, and include the following information:

    
    -  The date and in exactly which community(ies) you would like to board
       Media 1.
    -  The name of the camera person or photographer.
    -  Contact details, including a cell phone number when possible.
    

If you have been allocated a spot, we will email or call you one to two days in advance to confirm details including your pick-up/drop-off location and times. If you are not allocated a spot on Media 1, FLAME, the Torch relay digital asset management system, includes video footage and stills taken from Media 1.

SOURCE VANOC TORCH RELAY

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328, E-mail: media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com

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